LifeStyle: Travel

The ultimate Australian luxury food tour: From hand-dived scallops to freshly-dug truffles

Monday  06:22,   23 october 2017

Terry Durack designs his own, no expenses-spared fantasy gastronomic tour around Australia.As your tour guide and host, I have spared no expense in sharing my ultimate gastronomic fantasy with you and your fellow members of this small and exclusive[...]

10 of the most dangerous and incredible selfies ever taken

Monday  05:20,   23 october 2017
Business Insider Australia

The ubiquitous photo style may not be as harmless as it may seem. Incredible and sometimes dangerous events can unfold during the moment of inattention when people turn a camera on themselves. The ubiquitous photo style may not be as[...]

Man proposes to his girlfriend as their Bali flight suddenly plummets 20,000 feet.

Monday  04:15,   23 october 2017

There’s nothing like thinking you’re about to die to learn some hard truths about yourself. In those moments, you understand the people and experiences (never things) that are most important to[...]

The world's top 10 places to stargaze

Monday  01:46,   23 october 2017

Here are the best places in the world for the starstruck to visit.You can hardly get better for astronomical observations than the 2800-metre summit of this mid-Pacific mountain, which features very dark skies, the world's largest telescope and the[...]

How To Travel As A Group Without Wasting Your Time

Sunday  05:55,   22 october 2017
Lifehacker Australia

Travelling with a group can be exhausting. Travelling with a group can be exhausting. There's always a danger that you'll end up trapped for hours in a store or museum that no one wants to be at, because you're all politely waiting for each [...]

Canadian man sues Sunwing Airlines for serving sparkling wine instead of Champagne

Sunday  05:51,   22 october 2017

And now an additional 1,600 people are jumping on board to potentially join the suit.As was pointed out by a Canadian traveller, who is suing a tiny budget airline after they served him a glass of sparkling wine instead of authentic Champagne, the[...]

7 Healthy Travel Destinations You Should Add to Your Bucket List

Sunday  05:50,   22 october 2017

Chemicals are out and all-natural everything is in. There's a surging urge to eat, live, and play better these days. However chaotic the world may seem, there's a rising number of us who are yearning for inner peace in favour of healthier[...]

Travelling All The Time Won't Fulfil You

Saturday  07:12,   21 october 2017
Lifehacker Australia

via Wikimedia Commons. Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker's weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve your life. This week's selection comes from Roman philosopher Seneca the [...]

This is what the life of a travel blogger really looks like

Saturday  07:11,   21 october 2017
Woman's Day

Getting paid to travel the world is something most people can only dream over, but for Hayleigh Jade, it's a reality.It’s been the busiest month for travel I have ever[...]

6 Spooky Travel Destinations for the Halloween Season

Friday  06:52,   20 october 2017
The New York Times

While a few cities provide a spooky vibe all-year-round, festivals, theme park pop-up events and other haunted happenings elsewhere have helped make Halloween a travel season all its own.New[...]

Dreamliner touches down after maiden voyage

Friday  06:38,   20 october 2017

It took 700 people to build and will bring an unprecedented level of service to Australian shores, and now the Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has touched down in Sydney after its maiden flight.The Qantas' Boeing 787-9 plane, which took 700[...]

14 brutal, beautiful images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

Friday  02:38,   20 october 2017
Business Insider Australia

The winning photo from the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is dark and bloody. A black rhino lies dead on the ground in South Africa's Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve, its horn brutally sawed off. Other winning photos showcase the[...]

Here's A Closer Look At Qantas' 787 Dreamliner Cabins

Friday  00:21,   20 october 2017
Lifehacker Australia

In a few hours' time, the first Qantas 787 Dreamliner will make its inaugural flight into Sydney. In a few hours' time, the first Qantas 787 Dreamliner will make its inaugural flight into Sydney. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peek [...]

Half a million people expected to flock to Bondi for Sculpture by the Sea

Thursday  07:41,   19 october 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

More than half a million people are expected to attend Sculpture by the Sea, with heavy traffic and delays in Sydney's east predicted.This year marks the 21st anniversary of the public art event which begins today and features more than 100[...]

Australian tourism to the US on the increase in 2017: Why Australia is bucking the 'Trump slump' trend

Thursday  07:02,   19 october 2017

It didn't take long for incoming President Trump's tough new entry policies to send a shiver of fear down the spine of the US tourism industry.In the first quarter of this year, foreign visitor numbers were down by 4.2 per cent. In May, the[...]