Jamie Lafferty Oysters may now be given a helping hand to create pearls, but nature and luck still play a part, writes Jamie Lafferty.
David Whitley Is it ever OK to drink urine? That depends on what part of the world you're in. Here are six behaviours that are taboo in Australia, but fine in these cultures.
Lee Tulloch Lee Tulloch savours luxury and heritage sights on a brief layover in Guangzhou.
Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.
Shopping in Tokyo is not just retail therapy, it's a feast for the senses through displays of cutting-edge art and design, writes Misha Janette.
The Japanese have a festival for every season. Maria Visconti dons her dancing geta and joins the fun.
Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline for 2014 at the World Airline Awards.
With museums, underwater hotels and a theme park, a new 'floating city' is set to lure travellers to China's coast.
Jane E Fraser Shall we add it to the list of Dumb Ways to Die? Heading to high risk holiday destinations without vaccinations is about as smart as eating a tube of superglue, but more and more Aussies are doing it.
Kinny Cheng Travellers tend to associate the mighty Airbus A380 with long-haul flights from one corner of the globe to another, but that's not always the case.