The best hotels in Australia to plunge into.
After a forty years, Louise Hawson returns to her childhood home town to find out how much of "old Hong Kong" still exists.
Workers cut, paint and prepare props and costumes for the Rio de Janeiro carnival, a four-day celebration starting 40 days before Easter and finishing on Fat Tuesday.
Sunday Age Summer Series takes a look into the holiday homes of families around Victoria during the summer months.
As rescue workers search the vessel for missing passengers and crew, mounting evidence suggests human error was to blame for the Costa Concordia cruise liner capsizing off the Tuscan coast.
A look back in pictures at a year of provocative art and performance at Hobart's Museum of New and Old Art in Hobert (MONA).
Atantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas boasts a57-hectare, open-air water park with two rivers, including a 1.
Take a photographic journey from east to west on board the Indian Pacific train.
South Channel Fort is an artificial island in southern Port Phillip Bay, built close to the main shipping channel, using bluestone boulders, concrete and sand.
From war zones to Red Square ... how people around the world saw in the new year, 2012.
Front up to the world’s most popular backdrops – each stars in their own right. From Lonely Planet’s new book, 1000 Ultimate Sights, out now.
Thousands of people crowd Rio de Janeiro's famous Ipanema and Copacabana beaches as hot weather hits.
The Harbin International Ice Festival in China is one of the world's four largest international ice festivals, along with Japan's Sapporo Snow Festival, Canada's Quebec Winter Carnival, and Norway's...
New Thai airline PC Air has took off on its first proving flight from Bangkok to Surat Thani province in March after it recruited four transsexual flight attendants earlier this year.
Passengers on board Italy's new Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) trains might be forgiven for thinking of Ferrari cars at the sight of the low nose, the deep-red livery and the sleek interiors.
Myanmar's former capital and biggest city Yangon is a crumbling monument to almost half a century of isolation and mismanagement at the hands of generals who took power in a 1962 coup and ruled with...
Tim Young spent a morning floating above the city skyline in a hot-air ballooon. Taking off at 5am from Royal Park the balloon drifted south-east before landing in Bulleen an hour later.
brisbanetimes.com.au journalist Marissa Calligeros abseils from Brisbane's Story Bridge.
Take a look inside the Emirates Aviation College in Dubai, where prospective flight attendants for Emirates learn the ropes.
Raja Ampat, a remote pearl of Asia between the Pacific and Indian oceans in eastern Indonesia’s Papua province has remained a closely guarded secret and one of the last frontiers of tourism, known...