Activities

South Australia

Treasure island

Kangaroo Island's food and wine is coming along in heaps and bounds, writes Julietta Jameson.

New Zealand

Natural high

Rachael Oakes-Ash gets the first seven-day treatment from New Zealand's new intensive hiking and health retreat and lives to breathe another day, just.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: sailing to safety

SALLY MACMILLAN Cruise lines have a huge advantage over resorts in that they can redeploy their ships to safer ports.

Indonesia

I know this great little place ... Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique

Chris Salans

Nina Karnikowski The French chef has Cordon Bleu training and a passion for Indonesian flavours.

Worldwide

The seven deadly sins of travel

Seven deadly sins of travel: envy

Travel broadens the mind - and possibly indulges some of our worst traits, as these writers reveal.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Do I need an international driving permit?

Road trip generic

The Tripologist You Australian licence might not pass muster if you are stopped by the local police.

USA

Appetite for Austin

Austin, Texas ice cream

Ute Junker Texas' hipster capital is also developing serious culinary cred, writes Ute Junker.

The Backpacker

Crossing a notorious stretch of ocean? That's my kind of cruise

Ushuaia penguins

The Backpacker This is adventure, a dream come true.

Cruising

Queens of the waves

queen mary 2

Sally Macmillan Cunard has a reputation for elegance and service to uphold, writes Sally Macmillan.

Cruising

Sweet as apple pie

Normandy

It's all about the food in Normandy, Queenslander Glenda Parker finds on her sixth cruise.

Cruising

It's a dog's life on the high seas

Queen Mary 2

Sally Macmillan QM2 is the only passenger ship that transports pets (dogs and cats).

Cruising

Solo made simple

Woman relaxing

Sally Macmillan Cruise companies are helping out single travellers, writes Sally Macmillan.

Cruising

Pagoda trail

BELMOND ORCAELLA

Fiona Carruthers Myanmar and its people are opening up to the world, writes Fiona Carruthers.

Cruising

Foodies afloat

Nobu Matsuhisa

Cruise lines are dishing up innovation and smart new trends, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Cruising

Don't miss the boat

Lifou island

Angie Kelly A perfect day in Noumea turns into a mad rush for Angie Kelly and her cabin-mate.

Cruising

Postcard: questionable behaviour

Mal Chenu The questions come thick and fast. In what year was the Berlin wall built?

Cruising

Sail new horizons

Sally Macmillan There's a world of choice, price tags and experiences when it comes to cruises, writes Sally Macmillan.

Cruising

Blue lagoon

Amber Robinson Amber Robinson and family find an island to treasure while cruising the south Pacific.

Cruises

Get going: party on the Pacific Jewel

Pacific Jewel

BELINDA JACKSON Time poor? You can escape for a three-night sea break on the Pacific Jewel.

Q&A

Famous Flyer: Gavin MacLeod

Gavin?MacLeod

The Love Boat might be long gone but star Gavin MacLeod still loves to cruise.