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Allure of the Avon is calling
It's a good time to take the train east to explore one of WA's oldest towns, writes STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
More Australians taking out travel insurance
Survey reveals travel insurance an increasing priority for Australian travellers
Japan Film Festival heads online with free offering
JFF Plus Online Festival streams the best in Japanese cinema, free
In praise of escapism
A long-time contributor to Travel’s pages, writer JOHN BORTHWICK recently won the 2020 Pacific Area Travel Association’s (PATA) Gold Award for Best Destination Story.
Here, he takes a light-hearted look at travel and writing, exploring Thailand and the greatly under-rated virtues of escapism.
A slice of Spain
The Travel team and friends spend a weekend with icons
Streams of thought that mesmerise
Stephen Scourfield goes with the flow through time and tide
A West Australian roadtrip on just one tank of fuel
How much of WA can you see over a long weekend while using only one tank of fuel in a car? MOGENS JOHANSEN finds out.
The Pod Well Travelled: Chittering oranges and writerly Rockingham
This week’s guests include Golden Grove Orchards’ Adam Saunders and Rockingham author and artist Kez Wickham St George. Host Will Yeoman also talks to the West Australian’s Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield about the Perth Royal Show cancellation, that Wuhan swimming pool, Australia’s Oxford vaccinedeal and MSC’s first voyage in Europe since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
The Pod Well Travelled: Wildflowers, Wild Art
In this episode of The West Australian’s dedicated travel podcast The Pod Well Travelled, host Will Yeoman talks to Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield and travel journalist Mogens Johansen about this year's WA wildflower season. We also meet multi-talented WA artist Clifton Bieundurry about a new group exhibition at Juniper Galleries in Darlington, and WA author Monique Mulligan, who reminisces about her European travels.
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