Why the royal family retreats to Scotland every year

As the Queen sets off for her annual visit to Balmoral, Sarah Marshall takes her mum to nearby Braemar for a restorative post-lockdown break.


The five stages of losing your Airbnb virginity

Still not jumped on the 'renting someone else's house' bandwagon? Here's what to expect.


Overseas travel remains unlikely this year

Health department head honcho Dr Brendan Murphy plays down prospect of international borders reopening in 2021.


Regional travel vouchers snapped up, but more to come

The pandemic has hit the Victorian tourism industry hard, with many regional towns and businesses suffering under the lockdown restrictions. “Tourism has done it hard…


The last blockbuster had an end of summer sleepover

Remember renting movies from Blockbuster? These lucky people got to stay the night.


Best day trips from Melbourne

Beautiful beaches, quirky wildlife, spa towns, and spectacular wilderness areas - you'll find all this and more within a few hours’ drive of Melbourne.


Travel SOS: What's the deal with face masks and flying?

Ian has seen reports of people flying without masks and wants to know if it is safe.

Mental Health

Frequent travel could make you 7 per cent happier

People dreaming of travel post-COVID-19 now have some scientific data to support their wanderlust. A new study shows frequent travellers are happier with their lives than people who don't travel at all.

Travel News

Travel does at times confront us and make us squirm

Travel can make us squirm as much as it can help us appreciate our good fortune and the sheer luck of being born in a clean, safe and socially mobile country.


You can now stay in a Buckingham Palace-inspired caravan

Cayton Bay Holiday Park in the UK now offers a caravan decorated to the hilt in the style of Buckingham Palace.


New measures will protect Australians from COVID-19 on all flights

New measures to protect Aussie travellers from COVID-19 on board domestic and international flights and in airports have been announced by the national cabinet.


Qantas takes out the 2020 world's safest airline awards ranks Qantas the world's safest airline for the sixth time in the annual rankings seen as the benchmark for airline safety worldwide.

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