Captial Destination

September 23, 2016
Always an interesting place, the Tamanian capital of Hobart is now also a great gourmet destination, reports travel editor Winsor Dobbin. Hobart has a colourful history dating back to 1803 and is a long-time magnet for […]

Melissa: Greetings from Uluru

April 27, 2015
The past two weeks have taken me from sardine fishing boats in Perth, to far flung watering holes in Darwin, riding camels in Alice Springs, down into the belly of our country to Rainbow Valley […]

Fantasy Island

October 31, 2014
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 – which was recently named […]

Gourmet heaven

October 13, 2014
From humble beginnings, the Mornington Peninsula has morphed into one of Australia’s finest gourmet regions, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports. It is not so long ago that the Mornington Peninsula was the sleepiest of sleepy […]

Mystic River

June 11, 2014
Margaret River may be world famous for its wines but it also has many other stunning attractions, Winsor Dobbin discovers. Margaret River is not only one of Australia’s most spectacular gourmet regions, it is also […]

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 […]