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Peaks, planes and poetry
Personal experience is at the heart of travel. And personal accounts are at the heart of travel writing, no matter whether you’re an adventurer, a resident in a foreign land or a regular visitor to the same country over a number of years...
Time to plan for a cruisy future
Forward thinking cruise travellers are picking up bargains, with good solid options for changing or cancelling travel.
Angkor Thom’s Bayon is Asia’s happiest temple
Welcome to the happiest temple in Asia.
Hundreds of huge faces smile down from Bayon, at the heart of the ancient city of Angkor Thom. STEPHEN SCOURFIELD reports.
More Australians taking out travel insurance
Survey reveals travel insurance an increasing priority for Australian travellers
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.
Streams of thought that mesmerise
Stephen Scourfield goes with the flow through time and tide
Different world just weeks ago
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD, stuck at home, muses on Siem Reap
Making a cuppa is serious business
Tradition and artistry unite, writes STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
Boost your immunity
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD looks at how to keep viral infections at bay
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