Author: Helen Hayes

Dining on the Great Southern

Ride Australia’s newest train – the Great Southern

While The Ghan and the Indian Pacific had a stranglehold on high end train travel in Australia, their new sibling – The Great Southern – has made quite the splash.

Sapphire Coast Tathra headland. Image: David Rogers

Taking to the road on the NSW South Coast

NSW South Coast is perfect for a road trip, with spectacular scenery, charming little towns, and a plethora of things to do.

A taste of luxury at Shoalhaven Heads

For a luxury break, a mere two hours from Sydney, an eco – certified property – Bangalay Luxury Villas, at Shoalhaven Heads really hit the spot.

New Zealand travel: virtual experiences

Get on your bike in New Zealand

experiencing the beauty of the 22 Great Rides – cycling trails dotted all around the North and South Islands

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Tried & Tested: Is this the best spa in Bangkok?

This spa, and hotel, consistently rate as being among the best in Bangkok, and you won’t find any argument from this writer.

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Five-star luxury in Mozambique

It does come as a surprise that Mozambique has pristine coral reef, fascinating history and luxurious private island resorts.

Seduced by the Serengeti

Seduced by the Serengeti

Being in the Serengeti during the Great Migration is a once in a lifetime experience…

Blanket Bay, Glenorchy, New Zealand

Sometimes a place is so beautiful that it takes your breath away. Blanket Bay is such a place, located just out of postcard-perfect Glenorchy, New Zealand.

Air New Zealand Sydney to Auckland flight review

Air New Zealand Sydney to Auckland flight review

Air New Zealand does it so well, with the service, meal quality and the rarefied purple-lit Business Premier cabin absolutely fabulous.

Interview: Donna Duggan of Maasai Wanderings

Interview: Donna Duggan of Maasai Wanderings

Maasai Wanderings is a tour operator offering unique experiences throughout Africa while also contributing to many local community projects.

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Tokyo's newest hotel now open

Japan’s new Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is located in one of the city’s leading business districts

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Sydney's new airport hotel takes off

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel holds the key for travellers who have an international flight from Sydney