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In the footsteps of an outback pioneer
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD explores an historic inland trek
Flights connect the dots in WA
The launch of Aviair’s new flights between five regional NW towns is having big benefits all round, writes MOGENS JOHANSEN
Road to red heartland
It’s all about the journey as much as the destination, as STEPHEN SCOURFIELD takes the Great Central Road to Uluru
Awesome tidal territory
On Tuesday, The West looked forward to the predicted tourism boom that may come on the Dampier Peninsula, north of Broome, when the road is sealed. Here, Ben Robinson joins one of the businesses that may benefit, boarding a boat for the Giant Tides tour at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm.
Great adventure to central Australia
The Great Central Road lives up to every element of its name. It’s a great adventure. It takes us to the centre of Australia, and the heart of WA’s inland and ancient and contemporary story. And it is, indeed, a road — a big road.
Beautiful south sees whales put on a show
MOGENS JOHANSEN enjoys an area often missed by Perth residents
Arrivals & Departures: Wildflower season is on the way
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 visits Singapore's Gardens by the Bay
The Travel Club Show : Japan for first-timers
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...
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