Stories: Australia and the Pacific

Arrivals & Departures: Explore the Blue Mountains

Grace Millimaci

Guests on cross-continental rail journey Indian Pacific are now able to explore the Blue Mountains as part of an optional experience included in the fare.

Travel Story: Shark Bay opens your eyes and fills your soul

Grace Millimaci

My skin is covered in a white “lace” as I glide along the water in a boat while being serenaded in an ancient language — not in Venice, but on the spectacular waters of the World Heritage area of Shark Bay.

Singapore direct flight link a first for WA

Stephen Scourfield

Broome appeared for the first time ever on the departures board at Singapore’s Changi international airport this morning.

Travel Story: Single Traveller Guide: There are many options for those who want to go it alone

Gemma Nisbet

Travelling solo has never been more popular. And though some solo travellers will prefer to take the independent route, being part of a group on an organised tour or a cruise can offer companionship, convenience and a sense of security. 

Arrivals & Departures: Happy campers: Glamping returns to Kakadu

Gemma Nisbet

Camping in one of Australia's biggest national parks doesn't have to mean roughing it.

Arrivals & Departures: Luxury home rental service Onefinestay launches in Australia

Gemma Nisbet

The service that's been described as "the Airbnb of luxury homes" has launched in Sydney, with Melbourne, Noosa and New Zealand to follow soon. 

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