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Sun 6 Jan 2019

Where peace of mind is priceless

Where peace of mind is priceless

Makepeace Island on the Noosa River is now available for exclusive-use hire as a top-end wellness retreat.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Bestjet founder blames failure on new owner

premium_icon Bestjet founder blames failure on new owner

The founder and former owner of Bestjet Travel blames the collapse of the online booking firm on its new owner, who oversaw the business for only 39 days.

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

A professional athlete and pilot has told of being forcibly removed from his seat over concerns he couldn’t physically operate the emergency exit.

Why backpackers are ‘easy targets’ for criminals

premium_icon Why backpackers are ‘easy targets’ for criminals

Three female backpackers have been murdered. One in New Zealand, two in Morocco. Thousands of them flock to Australian shores, and there’s a reason why they’re...

Fri 4 Jan 2019

The airlines you should never fly with

The airlines you should never fly with

Qantas is officially the safest airline in the world, according to a new list that names and shames the best and worst of the aviation industry.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

‘Fiasco’: Bestjet customers vent fury

‘Fiasco’: Bestjet customers vent fury

A “once-in-a-lifetime” business class trip to Milan cost a couple $10,600. They paid in full and received a devastating email days later.

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

Some lucky travellers rang in 2019 with a bargain airfare when Cathay Pacific made a huge error in its New Year’s Eve sale.

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

After years of flying all over the world, a Qantas pilot has shared his tips on the best things you can do to beat jet lag.

Bad news for Aussies headed overseas

Bad news for Aussies headed overseas

Got a trip planned? Your savings will have to stretch a lot further after the Aussie dollar fell below 70 US cents for the first time in years.

Disturbing Ronaldo statue trend takes off

Disturbing Ronaldo statue trend takes off

Fans of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can’t keep their hands — and other body parts — off the impressive bulge in his pants.

Passport rule that could ruin Bali holidays

Passport rule that could ruin Bali holidays

Indonesia is cracking down on this passport rule with one man reportedly stopped from travelling to Bali from Perth on Christmas Day.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

AFTER years of flying all over the world, a Qantas pilot has shared his tips on the best things you can do to beat jet lag.

Top tips for taking better summer pics on your iPhone

premium_icon Top tips for taking better summer pics on your iPhone

Australian photographer and Instagrammer Samah El Ali shares her best tips for beautiful summer photographs on an iPhone.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Seriously, this New Zealand town is history

Seriously, this New Zealand town is history

Arrowtown has had Maori battles, a goldrush and a pastoral phase and now it should be on many a bucket list.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Kid’s ‘inexcusable’ act on plane slammed

Kid’s ‘inexcusable’ act on plane slammed

A young child and their parent have been caught on film doing something truly “disrespectful and rude” on an aeroplane tray table.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

'Creative wonderland' kicks off as best Woodford yet

premium_icon 'Creative wonderland' kicks off as best Woodford yet

GALLERY: All the best bits from day one the 33rd annual Woodford Folk Festival

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Dad goes to incredible lengths to see daughter

Dad goes to incredible lengths to see daughter

After realising his flight attendant daughter was rostered to work right through the festive period, this dad came up with a brilliant plan.

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

Best camping spots in southeast Queensland

It’s a perfect time to pack the car and go camping. Here are some of the best spots to pitch your tent in southeast Queensland.

Why Queensland won the tourism crown for 2018

premium_icon Why Queensland won the tourism crown for 2018

The Sunshine State’s tourism industry recorded a big 2018 – and there’s one main reason why we remain the “jewel in Australia’s crown”.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Splash into summer at the region’s best swimming holes

premium_icon Splash into summer at the region’s best swimming holes

The best way to beat the heat in southeast Queensland is swimming. Here are 11 of the best spots to go for a dip these holidays.

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