Author: Jac Taylor

Laura Waters hiking through New Zealand

Meet Laura Waters, the solo hiker who took on New Zealand’s wilderness

Read about her life-changing journey where she dropped everything for six months to hike New Zealand’s 3,000-kilometre Te Araroa track solo.

Switzerland Summer: Zurich

Zurich is open and serving up in style

Switzerland has been named the safest country in the world and Zurich is rapidly regrouping along with its elegant array of dining options.

Canberra shopping district

The Australian shopping capital you’d never guess

Full of quirks and hidden treasures, this Australian city is the perfect place to spend the weekend if you’re after some good old-fashioned retail therapy.

Stay in the bush: Australian bushfire support

Remember #buyfromthebush? Now you can help regional areas with a #stayinthebush

Domestic holidays are the way now, and these regional stays are ready to welcome travel-hungry city folk wanting to spend their money where it counts.

Photo essay: Skiing the Arlberg, Austria

The piste and off-piste areas alike are open to skiers, and the velvety white landscape stretches out so vastly that there is seemingly an infinite number of ways to choose your own snowbound adventure.

New Zealand and Australia travel Bubble

New Zealand and Pacific holidays could be possible by July

A tourism industry ‘Restart Timetable’ has been released this week which hints that international travel may be allowed sooner than we think.

A Sydney staycation to top your back-to-travel list

With local travel restrictions easing, the era of the staycation is arriving. We tried the Fullerton Hotel in Sydney in the early days of coronavirus and it passed with flying colours (and many macarons).

Visiting Chantilly: the cream of French elegance

Just out of Paris in northern France, an elegant historic enclave of horses, castles and luxury claims some of the most stunning tourism experiences.

Staycations and daytrips: travel restrictions easing this month

Domestic travel restrictions in Australia are slowly starting to ease. Here’s your state-by-state rundown of what’s allowed and what’s not. 

New James Cameron film features female, vegan anti-poachers

Titled Akashinga: The Brave Ones, the short film follows the incredible true story of the world’s only all-female anti-poaching unit in Zimbabwe.

Travel (virtually) in Fiji

5 ways to virtually visit Fiji today

Exploring Fiji’s breeze-kissed islands, heart-melting sunsets and fabulous hotels and resorts is only a click away.

Vanuatu travel: dream road trip

The tropical Vanuatu road trip to top your dream list

It’d be easy to lose yourself in Espiritu Santo’s paradise of hidden beaches, fantastic snorkelling, and secret local spots, except it’s impossible to get lost when there’s only one road.