Activities

USA

Racing with the wind

David Whitley With its easy-drive roads and open country, the United States is tailor-made for heading down the highway, writes David Whitley.

Korea

Korean food on foot

Korean fare.

Tim Richards It's when the tour guide starts stacking shot glasses that Tim Richards realises this may not be your average food walking tour.

USA

Lifting the Vail

Elspeth Callender Formality is out and fun is in at the Four Seasons in Colorado, writes Elspeth Callender.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: shore trips on cruises

Michael Gebicki The shore excursions my cruise line offers are expensive. Should I look for a cheaper alternative?

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Very nasi done

Preparing fish head soup at Petaling Jaya food area.

Daniel Scott Discovering memorable food is all about tracking down the experts, writes Daniel Scott.

Philippines

Time for a Filipino fling

Leisa Tyler An influx of new capital is transforming Manila into a vibrant cosmopolitan city, writes Leisa Tyler.

Photography

How to take the ultimate travel selfie

The art of a selfie: be ready to snap away at a moment's notice.

Tatyana Leonov Love it or loathe it, the selfie is getting bigger. You can embrace it, whinge about it, or just hate it. Either way, the selfie is here to stay.

Western Australia

Bill Granger: Famous flyer

Cape Leveque, Western Australia.

Bill Granger Discover Bill Granger's recipe for great getaways.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Maid in the Shade.

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Shore Excursion

Coral Princess II at Pelorus Island.

Jane E Fraser Sydneysiders Don and Sue Burnett visit a near-deserted island in northern Australia.

Fiji

Barefoot fine dining, Fiji-style

Treat for senses: chef Lance Seeto uses local produce to tell Fiji's story on a plate at 1808 restaurant.

Mal Chenu Mal Chenu goes to Castaway Island to meet Fiji's new No.1 culinary wok star.

Bali

Bali, Indonesia: Goddess for a week

Surf Goddess Retreat, Seminyak, Bali.

Sarah Whyte Rediscover your inner zen at this Balinese retreat for women, writes Sarah Whyte.

The Cruise Director

When you go on a cruise, what do you most love to do?

Sally MacMillan We canvassed some regular cruisers and found out 'doing nothing' is right up there - and even that means different things to different people.

Canada

Pure Yukon gold

A dog naps

Elspeth Callender In snowy northern reaches, Elspeth Callender goes dogsledding in the midst of one of the world's toughest competitions.

Luxe Nomad

Luxe Nomad: bucket lists

Lee Tulloch I've always thought that "bucket list" was a particularly unattractive expression for the ultimate journeys.

Cruises

The Cruise Director: Gallipoli centenary cruises

Sally Macmillian Commemorative cruises for next year's 100-year anniversary of the Anzac landings in Gallipoli is selling fast.

The call of the Cote d'Azur

Plage privee pres d'Antibes

Michael Gebicki It's the realm of the impossibly glamorous and the improbably wealthy, but the Cote d'Azur has a simple, earthy charm.

Global

Extreme: the kooky new holiday activities that will blow your mind

Charlotte Piho

David Whitley Holiday ideas that are putting new spins on destinations around the world, writes David Whitley.

Food

Anjum Anand: I know this great little place . . .

Nina Karnikowski Chef and TV personality Anjum Anand has been dubbed the Nigella Lawson of Indian cuisine.

Indonesia

Beating heart of Java

Yogyakarta Java

Brigid Delaney ventures beyond Bali to a land of smart cities, friendly locals and incredible temples.