Portland is regularly parodied for its hipness. Barry Divola discovers the genesis for the jokes in a wilfully individual city.
In the past decade, this Chinese hub has become one of the world's great culinary cities. Brian Johnston tucks in.
Margaret Turton discovers why a growing number of Australians are taking luxury European river cruises.
A sweet, malty storm is brewing amid the apples, served not in a teacup but neat in a glass, writes Ben Stubbs.
Flight crew member Fiona introduced herself with a smile before offering a welcoming glass of Deutz champagne.
A reborn hotel steeped in history has much to offer if you like your comforts — and food, writes Mary O'Brien.
Ancient Bodrum has played host to kings, Crusaders and bohemians. Now it's the turn of the jet set, writes Lydia Bell.
Ute Junker As the spotlight shifts from London Olympics, Ute Junker rediscovers the delights of the capital's more traditional side.
Marie McInerney Returning to her daughter's birthplace, Marie McInerney sends a postcard from Berlin.
Rather than play down old cannibalistic customs, Malakula runs tours on them, writes Lance Richardson.
Robert Upe A new hotel is lending Western Australia classic credibility, writes Robert Upe.
Rob McFarland learns how a group of Samburu women are attempting to build better lives by caring for each other.
Simon Holt When all rooms are equal, this place is sure to lift a notch. The pool is great for families, and the central location on Hastings St, Noosa Heads, is a key attraction.
Tim the Yowie Man That’s a call that will echo across Lake Burley Griffin if three buddies realise a wacky dream.
Take a look at some of the best travel photos from around the world this week.
Snow It All
Snow It All Australian ski fields cop a lot of flack for high lift prices, food quality and service. But there are good reasons to ski here too.
Veteran front desk agent Jacob Tomsky reveals some of the best-kept secrets of the hotel industry.
As the weather cools down, we thought it time to spice things up with a chance for you to escape to Novotel Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Maroochydore.
The Backpacker A souvenir shop is not the place to buy your souvenirs.
Bridie Jabour If it was a few kilometres up the Gold Coast Highway you would be paying more than double the price. Take advantage of it before the rest of the world cottons on to Kirra.