The Library, Singapore

Nothing as it seems

When in the island city state remember not to judge a book by its cover.

Calling all adrenalin junkies

2015 is shaping up as a good year for ride enthusiasts and theme park fans travelling in the US.

Pinnacle of health

An unexpectedly rewarding journey of denial and deprivation.

Beyond New York, LA

It's time to take a detour to some of America's under-sung cities.

A tale of two musicals

The King and I and Les Mis are vying for your entertainment dollar in Melbourne this winter. James Croot compares.


Frost nipping at your tent

Empty tracks, no sandflies, and a casual minus 10 degrees outside the tent. Pass the whiskey.

World Cup boss sees spinoffs

NZ 2015 Cricket World Cup chief executive is making sure this summer's event is on the aviation industry's radar.

Spas and speedboats

Survival instinct

Lost paradise

bederra island It's one of Australia's lesser-known islands but Bedarra Island has a rich history

Hard act to swallow

The whale sharks of western Australia can be awe-inspiring - but isn't for those with weak stomachs.

Getting a feel for Sydney

A long, cold wait

Full of surprises

What can you use as both a dinner plate and toilet paper, in the Australia Outback?

Lost with the locals

Lifou, New Caledonia I'm sitting on a coconut tree branch looking over the white sand and tropical blue waters.

Think you know the islands?

Are you a travel trivia whiz? Test your knowledge and be in to win a $250 travel voucher.

Is this your next holiday?

Naked and fearless

The Palace takes on GoT

Buckingham Palace If your holiday in London takes you to Buckingham Palace, you might be lucky enough to witness this.

From addict to artist

A formerly homeless street artist in London is now a big hit, raking in the money with sketches of his dog.

NZ needs more than looks

Romancing the stones

Cruising the blue Danube

Danube cruise Taking a slow boat down the Danube gives Sharon Stephenson cause to rethink a few of her travel prejudices.

To stay in NZ or to go?

The world has a lot to offer but after 20 years overseas I've realised the grass isn't always greener.

Not for the faint-hearted

Life's one big holiday

Pearl Harbour tours

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Where to stay in Hawaii

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Accommodation in Hawaii

Outdoor adventures in Oahu


Sin City hotels rebranded

Vegas-Strap Two major Las Vegas resorts will be completely overhauled and rebranded.

Getting away from it all

With social media, hikers may be safer but is it worth losing the silence once found in the woods.

$380 for the doctor's?

Under the sea

Powder day, every day

Blackcomb, Whistler You get sick of taking photos when everyday is one that you never want to forget.

A summer surprise

Explore a network of enclaves that make Toronto a virtual UN of food, music, and street culture.

Tattoo tribute to Canada

Bearing witness

Jungle ruins

Belize Belize has an advantage over other Caribbean spots - Mayan ruins tucked away in lush jungle.

Who wants to go to Brazil?

After all the hype of the World Cup final, are you keen to see the host nation for yourself?

Why Rio is really a daytime city

Tribe welcomes tourists

Finding zen

The Beatles and their wives, Rishikesh Rishikesh attracts travellers from around the world seeking enlightenment of one form or another.

Two sides of Kathmandu

Here's how to appreciate Kathmandu for the mysterious and truly captivating city it is.

Sunburn shifts tattoo

A cultural crossing

'Gorillas in the Mist'

Mountain gorilla This is the only park in the world with three kinds of great ape and getting to it isn't easy.

South Africa's real tip

Africa's real tip is making so much noise that it's attracting a growing trickle of visitors.

Mind your language

Fine dining in South Africa

Top 10 things in Turkey

Istanbul Bazaar Strap If you're heading to Turkey, this list of must do's will help you get the most out of your holiday.

Bazaar intrigue

Shopping is only one of many great reasons to visit a Middle Eastern market.

Dubai or London?

Fantasy and reality