Author: Katrina Holden

Visiting Aomori in Winter

Explore the path less travelled during winter in Japan

As we focus on planning holidays for the future, here is where you should consider travelling in Japan during the winter months of December to February.

Qatar Airways review

Tried & Tested: Qatar Airways, Sydney to Doha

We review the comfort, service, entertainment, food, amenities and baggage on a Qatar Airways flight from Sydney to Doha.

Visiting Aomori in Summer, Japan

Aomori: the apple of Japan’s north

Northern Japan’s spring and summer season sees the Aomori region burst into full bloom and become the perfect place to see the cherry blossoms.

Hawaii Culinary scene

Hawaii feast-o: a foodie hotspot

Beyond its surf and skyline, the Aloha state’s fast-developing foodie scene is placing Hawaii firmly on the culinary map of the Pacific.

Hawaiian Airlines review

Tried & Tested: Hawaiian Airlines Sydney to Honolulu

We review the comfort, service, entertainment, food, amenities and baggage for Hawaiian Airlines while flying from Sydney to Honolulu.

Cyclades Calling: Mykonos, Greece

Cyclades calling: the allure of Mykonos

The Greek island of Mykonos in the Cyclades group of islands has layers that are unveiled beyond its stunning shores, in the heart of its winding laneways.

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

Tried & Tested: Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

The five-star hotel alongside Chadstone – The Fashion Capital brings a new meaning to the concept of ‘shop ’til you drop’.

Q&A with Keith W. Sproule from Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy

Q&A with Keith W. Sproule from Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy

Read about the work of the AKP team who are dedicated to positively impacting lives and livelihoods in the communities where we travel. Plus Keith shares his opinions on overtourism and responsible travel.

Vacation's & Travel Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter issue #113

This issue of Vacations & Travel is dedicated to idyllic Water Holidays around the world. Read what inspired our editor while creating this edition.

Aston Waikiki Beach Tower

Tried & Tested: Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, Hawaii

The newly renovated property located across from Waikiki Beach is ideal for families and couples wanting a Hawaiian getaway.

Southern Ocean Lodge in Kangaroo Island, South Australia

The potion in the ocean

Off the coast of South Australia sits one of the country’s finest lodges with a focus on wildlife and sustainability running through its core.

Brett Tollman from The Travel Corporation and the TreadRight Foundation

Meet Brett Tollman, chief executive The Travel Corporation

We interviewed the impressive Brett Tollman, an advocate for sustainable travel and founder of The TreadRight Foundation.