Travelscene staff picks

December 16, 2013

As the holiday season approaches, the team from Travelscene at Laze Away Travel share a few of their personal travel experiences to help inspire you as you plan your own getaway… Cathy Natoli: I may […]

Travel: Five-star and family friendly

December 16, 2013

Australia’s political relationship with Indonesia may be rather fraught right now, but one island remains a firm favourite with Australian visitors: long-time getaway Bali. Bali is best known for its fine stretches of sand, river […]

Great Escapes

November 18, 2013

Country Style It’s no surprise that Emirates Wolgan Valley is rated the No.1 place to stay in Australia by users of TripAdvisor. OK, it is not cheap – its pricing is up there with other Australian […]

Island paradise

November 4, 2013

When you think of Pacific island holidays you probably think of Fiji, or maybe Vanuatu, Tahiti or New Caledonia. But Australia has its own sub-tropical island escape in Norfolk Island. Discovered by Captain Cook in […]

Falling in love with Gaia

October 6, 2013

Sometimes getting away from it all can provide a boost to your mind and body, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers in the Byron Bay hinterland. We’ve all felt it at some time or other. That […]

Two Sides of Thailand

September 6, 2013

The diverse Thai Island of Phuket is always a favourite with Australians. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin takes a look at two contrasting luxury resorts. Fly into Phuket International Airport and you are faced with one […]

Cruising In Style

August 13, 2013

Cruising the Mediterranean can be both affordable and lots of fun, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. I’ve never been a huge fan of cruising. Too many people in a confined space, “entertainment” that doesn’t appeal […]

Brisbane Diversions

July 9, 2013

There can be few cities anywhere in the western world that have undergone such a dramatic transformation over the past three decades as Brisbane. When I first visited in 1982 – the year of the […]

Destination Fit For A King

May 5, 2013

Contemplate King Island and you probably think only of cheese. That’s a pity because this wild, remote spot offers the perfect escape from city life, writes Winsor Dobbin. There can be few places in the […]

A Capital Idea

September 17, 2008

Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh offers an intriguing mix of ancient history and modern Asia, writes Winsor Dobbin. You’ve done Bali, visited Bangkok and Phuket, seen Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. What’s next on […]

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