London: Eastern promise

October 31, 2019
London’s East End has undergone a remarkable renaissance; travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. Back in the 1978, when I was barely out of short pants, I joined hundreds of thousands of other young people at […]

Mountain High

October 8, 2019
High on a mountain range in the far north-east of Italy, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers a wine region that also has plenty to offer walkers, hikers and bikers.  Done Tuscany? Discovered Piedmont? Why not […]

Daylesford: Where the country meets the city

August 28, 2019
Is this the best country getaway in Australia? Travel editor Winsor Dobbin goes exploring. There is something special about Australian country towns. People have time to smile when you walk past them or to offer […]

Nifty Package

August 7, 2019
A package trip to Phuket straight from the travel agent’s window works a treat for travel editor Winsor Dobbin. As a fussy traveller, I’m used to preparing my own trips down to the finest detail. […]

Affordable Luxury

July 4, 2019
Anyone who travels to Melbourne on a regular basis will have been caught out by fluctuating hotel prices.  A big AFL match, a major concert or the Spring Racing Carnival can easily send prices spiralling. Travel […]

On the right track

May 31, 2019
From train journeys through Latin America to a hotel chain that now welcomes guests with dogs, travel editor Winsor Dobbin has the latest travel news. Latin America is a continent of stunning contrasts; from the […]

King in the North

May 2, 2019
Far North Queensland is the most beautiful place in Australia. Writer Sonia Komaravalli takes her merry band of travellers (aka family and new Dell laptop) into the wild and not so wild parts of the […]

New Star for the Yarra Valley

April 25, 2019
Travel editor Winsor Dobbin explores a gourmet drawcard in the Yarra Valley and discovers an affordable new place to stay in Melbourne. It has taken just a few years for Levantine Hill to become a […]

Triple Treat

March 29, 2019
Travel editor Winsor Dobbin knows good things come in threes. Here are three great things to do outside of your comfort zone to make your autumn indulgently cosy. There’s a new place to stay in Tasmania […]

Tastes of Asia

March 2, 2019
New attractions in Thailand and Japan and a plethora of festivals in Macau. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin has the latest news from three of his favourite Asian destinations. No visitor in their right mind would […]
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