Activities

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Incredible experiences you can only have in the dark

Atacama Desert stars, Chile

From weird wildlife to epic mountain treks, we’ve tracked down some of the world’s most spectacular after-dark adventures.

Photos

Royal Caribbean International: Explorer of the Seas cruise ship

2015 marks Explorer of the Seas maiden Australian season.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: rocking the boat

Sally Macmillan Music fans are in for a treat this year, so whatever your taste there's a cruise to suit.

South Australia

South Australia safari camp: Pitch perfect

Hot-Ikara safari camp, Wilpena pound, South Australia.

Anthony Dennis Camping for cheats it may be. But glamping - in the form of luxury eco-tents with nearly every conceivable comfort - has certainly staked its place in remote Australian tourism in recent years.

UK

England: Eat streets of London

Laura Parker discovers some of the new faces, places and tastes in London's increasingly dynamic drinking and dining scene.

Peru

Peru: The Incan awakening

Unhappy memories of Peruvian food are banished on a new culinary expedition, Katrina Lobley writes.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: How do I deal with seasickness?

Ship hit by waves

The Tripologist If you know that you’re susceptible, an ounce of prevention is worth a ton of cure.

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.

South Australia

Treasure island

kangaroo island food

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

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.

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.

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 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

Solo made simple

Woman relaxing

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

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

Queens of the waves

queen mary 2

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