Life Afloat

October 17, 2018
Messing about on boats You don’t have to go on an ocean cruise to enjoy life on the water. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin explores a couple of options. There is something wonderfully soothing about the […]

Thailand on the Cheap

August 30, 2018
Head to Thailand in the wet season and you can save hundreds of dollars, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. If you really want to travel on a tight budget then visiting Thailand in the off […]

A taste of London

August 2, 2018
There are many different highlights to enjoy on a visit to London, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers.  London is a perfect study in the old and new; the entrance to The Shard’s futuristic tower is […]

In Love with Launceston

June 29, 2018
There is a lot to commend Launceston as a weekend getaway, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. Launceston, the second-largest city in Tasmania, is often overshadowed by its big brother Hobart. But now with the MONA […]

Idyllic Thailand

June 1, 2018
The super-relaxed Thai resort of Krabi offers rare beachfront luxury at the legendary Rayavadee resort, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports. Quite a few people come to Rayavadee for the rock climbing and jungle trekking; most, […]

The Ultimate Weekend

April 25, 2018
Queenstown in New Zealand is a great destination for both adventure seekers and gourmets, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. It’s the birthplace of bungee jumping, the Kiwi capital of jet boating and a Mecca of […]

All change on the Apple Isle

March 25, 2018
Tasmania’s tourism boom continues at a fast pace, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports.  We are only a few months into 2018 and Tasmanian tourism operators continue to unveil new bush retreats, luxury hotels and gourmet […]

Rajasthan: Colourful, crazy, cultured

February 24, 2018
Visitors to the Rajasthan capital of Jaipur can expect the unexpected, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports.  Yes, that really is an elephant being ridden down a busy city street. Yes, the traffic is gridlocked for […]

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: THE BAROSSA VALLEY

January 24, 2018
There is nowhere quite like the Barossa Valley. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin explores Australia’s most famous wine region.  The names are familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in wine; Yalumba, Seppeltsfield, Penfolds, Jacob’s […]

Tasmania Transformed

December 11, 2017
Winsor Dobbin explores the several new tourist attractions that have popped up in the southern state PUMPHOUSE POINT Pumphouse Point is one of the most spectacular resorts in Tasmania, best known for its luxury suites […]
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