Stories

Audio: Talking Travel: There Are Strings Attached

Staff Writer

Three's company as Stephen Scourfield and Matt Layton are joined by luthier and musician Scott Wise. From Alaska to Kerala, the South West forests and the wandoo woodlands, Scott has collected woods such as Warren River cedar, silver gimlet and Sitka spruce and crafted them into his much-sought-after ukuleles. Scott and Stephen treat Matt to a Hawaiian song ahead of their February performance of There Are Strings Attached at the Perth Writers' Festival.       

Arrivals & Departures: Cruise line and Rural Aid join forces

William Yeoman

With a changing climate and increasingly competitive market, drought-stricken farmers in Australia are doing it harder than ever. 

Arrivals & Departures: Whistler welcomes record snowfall

Grace Millimaci

If Perth’s heat is already getting to you, why not escape to the snow in Canada’s British Columbia? 

The Travel Club Show : The Big Travel Trends for 2019

Stephen Scourfield

What's on the hot list this year? Experts from Flight Centre join our Travel Editor to discuss what will be big in the world of travel. From destinations to experiences – and how to take the worry out of your next trip.

Our World: Taste of farm life a moo-ving diversion

Gemma Nisbet

Couples and young families from Perth are keen to enjoy a farm experience little more than an hour’s drive from the city.

Travel Story: Lowdown on the WeHo yo-yo

Monica Videnieks

I knew West Hollywood had its hold on me when, without a second thought, I washed away last night’s excesses with an activated charcoal detoxification shot and pondered the DJ-infused yoga class I was about to take.