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Sun 14 Apr 2019

Winter escape forecast: cosy with a chance of snow

premium_icon Winter escape forecast: cosy with a chance of snow

From romantic retreats in the wilderness to alpine designer dreams, these destinations are destined for a dusting.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Drumlines to be re-hooked along Mackay beaches

premium_icon Drumlines to be re-hooked along Mackay beaches

Vow to 'put human life before sharks'.

Surprising find inside $1.78bil airport

Surprising find inside $1.78bil airport

It’s been named the world’s best airport for seven years running. But this new feature will completely change the way we travel.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

‘Am I fired?’ Hostie’s mid-air blunder

‘Am I fired?’ Hostie’s mid-air blunder

Flight attendant Maddie Peters was mortified after a passenger bumped into her and sent her tray of drinks flying — right in the lap of the airline’s CEO.

Flyer’s ‘ingenious’ hack to avoid $120 fee

Flyer’s ‘ingenious’ hack to avoid $120 fee

A PASSENGER found a clever, last-minute method for avoiding a hefty luggage charge — and it was so good, even the airline was impressed.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Woman flashes and twerks on a plane

Woman flashes and twerks on a plane

A drunk passenger who wouldn’t turn off her phone has been kicked off a plane, but she didn’t leave without causing a stir.

Darwin route a first for Virgin

premium_icon Darwin route a first for Virgin

VIRGIN Australia’s history-making first flight from Darwin to Denpasar leaves Darwin tonight signalling a promising tourism season ahead

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Passengers’ reveal terror mid-flight

Passengers’ reveal terror mid-flight

It was supposed to be a routine flight from Singapore to London, but just two hours into the haul oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling.

This photo could land you the death penalty

This photo could land you the death penalty

Snapping a photo with a landing aircraft in Phuket has become a bucket list item for many. But doing so could now see you face the death penalty.

Backpackers coming back to Mackay region

premium_icon Backpackers coming back to Mackay region

But business owners say we need to do more to keep them.

Regional foodie tours expected to take off

premium_icon Regional foodie tours expected to take off

Newly-released tours only the beginning of what could be available across the Mackay region

Mon 8 Apr 2019

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

You won't miss a thing in Hobart if you follow our travel cheat sheet!

How to avoid currency conversion rip-off

premium_icon How to avoid currency conversion rip-off

Travellers are getting slugged as much as $15 for withdrawing just $200 while overseas. But there are a number of easy ways you can minimise the hefty charges.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Journey into the Jurassic in the South Burnett

premium_icon Journey into the Jurassic in the South Burnett

Natural beauty is not the only draw to prehistoric Bunya Mountains National Park.

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Magnificent Reef lures Elena to the Whitsundays

premium_icon Magnificent Reef lures Elena to the Whitsundays

EVER since she was a young girl, Elena Kolar has dreamed of diving on the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Cruise Whitsundays to embark on new timetable

Cruise Whitsundays to embark on new timetable

New Cruise Whitsundays timetable starts on Sunday.

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

A Kiwi family’s Airbnb stay took a disturbing turn when they noticed something odd connected to the Wi-Fi network in the house.

Thu 4 Apr 2019

X-rated craze taking over National Park

X-rated craze taking over National Park

A national park with a racy name has been flooded with daring visitors — all stopping by to take a sexy selfie for their Instagram.

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Big wave stunner wows the judges

premium_icon Big wave stunner wows the judges

Tasmanian-born photographer Stu Gibson has won another accolade for one of his photos taken at the Shipstern Bluff.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Woman’s search for mystery man on flight

Woman’s search for mystery man on flight

Jomaica Alfiler met the man of her dreams on a 10-hour flight. But she didn’t get his name — and now she’s desperate to track him down.

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