Tourism

Wed 19 Jun 2019

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

Backpackers have lashed out, saying Australia’s weather, rules and people are a major disappointment. But Aussies aren’t having it.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and destinations are in danger of disappearing. Here are the things to visit before it’s too late.

Sat 25 May 2019

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

VIVID Sydney is best seen through the eyes of a child. Especially if a visit to an electric playground is on your list of things to do.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

A TRAVEL site has revealed which of the world’s most visited locations are also the most overrated and underwhelming.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

10 million foreigners heading here

10 million foreigners heading here

NEW analysis shows Australia will be inundated with a record 10 million people from overseas this year — and it’s all good news.

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Add this to your great drives list

Add this to your great drives list

Ann Rickard discovers the scenic drive from Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island to Glenorchy, a tiny and sleepy lakeside settlement

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

The Melbourne family was enjoying a holiday in a five-star resort, but it all changed in one brief moment. WARNING: Graphic images

Fri 14 Dec 2018

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

COULD these pint-sized poddy riders lead next Queensland’s tourism revival?

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Far from Kuta’s busy roads, in reasonably quiet Canggu, Amethyst Chrystal thought it would be safe to ride a scooter. She was wrong.

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

A passenger was left disgusted after reaching into her seat pocket on a flight to discover someone had left a sickening surprise inside.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

In a tragic instant, a couple’s dream holiday was ruined. And to make matters worse, the bills kept piling up to an astronomical amount.

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Outrage over tourist’s explicit video

Egyptian authorities are investigating a porn video filmed at the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza, after it went viral and sparked fury.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Tourist’s killing ‘sexually motivated’

Tourist’s killing ‘sexually motivated’

Police have revealed more information about the security guard arrested in conjunction with the murder of an American tourist in Costa Rica.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

When their cruise ship left without them, a stranded couple was devastated — and angry. But it was all their fault.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

A country has come from nowhere and suddenly had its passport declared the most powerful in the world. This is how it happened.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Beach that beat us as world’s best

Beach that beat us as world’s best

WE might think Whitehaven is the best beach in the world. But hundreds of top travel experts think this European spot is better.

Believe it or not, this photo is illegal

Believe it or not, this photo is illegal

A tourist has been arrested for accidentally taking an illegal photo. Believe it or not, this iconic image is one of them.

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

I ditched my Qantas card and this is better

When she set out on her overseas trip, she thought she was devoted — but then this traveller found a cheaper, more convenient alternative.

Mum who died ‘not examined properly’

Mum who died ‘not examined properly’

A coroner says Aussie mum Anna Bowditch, who died three weeks after breaking her leg on holiday, wasn’t examined properly before surgery.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Marriott hack exposes 500,000 guests

Marriott hack exposes 500,000 guests

A massive data breach has exposed the private data, including passport and credit card numbers, of half a million guests of the international hotel chain.

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