Australia

Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building
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Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building

The 388-meter futuristic Australia 108 in Melbourne will become a record holder, for a short while at least
Island hopping in Sydney Harbour
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Island hopping in Sydney Harbour

Convicts, camping and culture. All a quick ferry ride from Circular Quay
Sydney: Home to the world's biggest coffee snobs?
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Sydney: Home to the world's biggest coffee snobs?

If you want to keep a local happy, take them to one of these expert-approved coffee temples
Sydney hotels: 7 stays for 7 types of travelers
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Sydney hotels: 7 stays for 7 types of travelers

Hipster, history buff or honeymooner -- whichever you are, these city hotels put you in the middle of the action
Sydney's small bar scene takes off
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Sydney's small bar scene takes off

Leave the big pubs to the gamblers. Drinkers looking for an intimate Sydney watering hole have more choices than ever
How to see the best of Sydney in a week
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How to see the best of Sydney in a week

Don't worry, we'll get you to the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, but there's a lot more in Sydney we can impress you with
Strewth!
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Strewth! "Macca's" name change in Australia

Like anyone calls it McDonald’s there anyway
Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under
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Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under

A planned US$523 million Chinese theme park will feature a life-size replica of the Imperial Palace Gate, a Buddhist temple and a Chinese medicine street. What's all that about?
Scientists 'undiscover' South Pacific island
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Scientists 'undiscover' South Pacific island

Team finds only sea where maps show Sandy Island. Team shocked to not undiscover more islands
Broken bungee cord victim becomes poster child for travel insurance
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Broken bungee cord victim becomes poster child for travel insurance

One unlucky traveler's near-death experience provides a cautionary tale
7 most captivating mazes in the world
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7 most captivating mazes in the world

You don't need to head into the bowels of a strange city to get lost -- plenty of well maintained gardens offer that opportunity
Insider Guide: Best of Melbourne
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Insider Guide: Best of Melbourne

In the cultural capital of Australia, just about everything gets elevated to art form
Not just yellow fizz: Sydney Craft Beer Week
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Not just yellow fizz: Sydney Craft Beer Week

Time to take beer a little seriously at this festival dedicated to the greatest drink ever
Bronte Beach: Sydney's best-kept secret
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Bronte Beach: Sydney's best-kept secret

Had enough of the hustle and bustle of Bondi? Make like the locals and head south to Bronte
Tin horses draw crowds to Australia's most colorful bush festival
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Tin horses draw crowds to Australia's most colorful bush festival

In the Western Australian Wheatbelt, the Tin Horse Highway provides laughs and an unusual tourist attraction
Australia's most terrifying tourist trails
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Australia's most terrifying tourist trails

Haunted morgues, paranormal prisons and roaming reverends are the stuff of nightmares on these ghostly gallivants
10 amazing Australian hikes
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10 amazing Australian hikes

Our countrywide guide to getting closer to nature on the best Aussie walking trails
Pilots now using iPads to assist their flights
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Pilots now using iPads to assist their flights

Qantas becomes the first carrier to introduce Boeing's iPad application on 130 aircraft
Heaven and hell on two wheels: Australia's epic bike adventures
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Heaven and hell on two wheels: Australia's epic bike adventures

From desert sun to Tasmanian rain, crocodiles to penguins, these amazing bicycle rides will set the pulse racing
Qantas ties up with Emirates
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Qantas ties up with Emirates

The Flying Kangaroo's hub for European flights will be shifting from Singapore
Flying kites at Bondi's Festival of the Winds
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Flying kites at Bondi's Festival of the Winds

Airborne spectacle marks start of spring for Sydney's soaraway set