Author: Kris Madden

Tokyo all stars

With more Michelin-starred restaurants than Paris, Tokyo has firmly established itself as the gastronomic capital of the world

Pleasures of Penang

With some of the best street food in Asia, Penang is foodie paradise

Air New Zealand

Years of development have resulted in Air New Zealand revolutionising its in-flight experience

Austin City: No Limits

Every cliché you’ve ever heard about Texas rings true – but Austin is the exception.

The Big Bayou

From the space age to the wild west, Houston has it all.

Track Works

Vacations & Travel blows the whistle on some of the world’s best rail journeys

Tastes of Tokyo

From Michelin-starred restaurants to local ‘ramen’ shops, Japan is a country where you’ll never go hungry.

In the Footsteps of the Samurai

The castle city of Matsumoto is rich in Samurai history, but has plenty more strings to its bow.

A taste of Tasmania

Kris Madden visits Launceston to re-acquaint herself with the best of the Apple Isle.