Stories: Nature

Travel Story: Beautiful south sees whales put on a show

Mogens Johansen

MOGENS JOHANSEN enjoys an area often missed by Perth residents

Arrivals & Departures: Wildflower season is on the way

Mogens Johansen

It’s that time of the year again. All around Western Australia, Mother Nature is rolling out carpets of wildflowers, writes MOGENS JOHANSEN

Arrivals & Departures: Gardens dazzle, day and night

Mogens Johansen

MOGENS JOHANSEN visits Singapore's Gardens by the Bay

The Travel Club Show : Japan for first-timers

William Yeoman

The first-time visitor to Japan arrives with a lot of baggage, including the cultural variety. All those preconceptions we have about a place like Japan which, from a distance, can seem intense yet calm, modern yet traditional, compact yet spacious.

Maybe it's all these. Just think: Boys Love Manga and woodblock prints. Maid cafes and geisha tea houses. Anime and kabuki. Bullet trains and rickshaws. Crowded cities and serene villages. Hamburgers and sushi.

But the biggest thing confronting the first-time visitor is the unknown...

Photography: Why a camera?

Mogens Johansen

Over the past two weeks, MOGENS JOHANSEN has tested and given his often surprising verdicts on phone cameras and superzooms; the cutting edge of travel tech photography. Here, he returns to his roots. Framing the world with a camera is still a moment to slow down and, literally, to focus

Travel Story: Tough trek is worth the effort

Gemma Nisbet

GEMMA NISBET tackles the Granite Skywalk Trail

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