Time changes everything, except the 370

October 21, 2016
Come with us now on a journey through time and space… So were the opening lines of each episode of the surrealist British comedy, The Mighty Boosh, although these words could be emblazoned on a […]

Thai treats

November 25, 2014
Travel editor Winsor Dobbin reviews three Thai resorts in three very different locations. Virtually everywhere you go in Thailand you’ll find great beaches, fabulous food and plenty of smiles. Thailand may still be under martial […]

R’n’R down to a tee

July 7, 2014
The Datai has long been a byword for exclusive luxury on the Malaysian island of Langkawi and recently marked its 20th birthday by opening several chic beach-front villas and a new golf course designed by […]

Tasmanian treasures

March 17, 2014
Maria Island Walk Truth be told, I’m not much of a camping kind of guy. I like my comforts. Composting toilets, tents, mosquito nets and rocks that need to be climbed are not usually on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]