Australia

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Brazil, Antarctica and Scotland are the top three destinations to visit next year, according to the hot-off-the-press guidebook
More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

Stereotypes begone! Here's the genuine Australia, beetroot on the burgers included
Ice skating at the beach?
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Ice skating at the beach?

Hell freezes over as Sydney's winter festival turns the iconic sand into an ice-skating rink
Swimming with the Great Barrier Reef minke whales
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Swimming with the Great Barrier Reef minke whales

Queensland’s ocean adventure like no other -- when the whales come looking for us
Latest 'liveable city' index-- sorry Vancouver, you're gone
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Latest 'liveable city' index-- sorry Vancouver, you're gone

An EIU competition to come up with a new way to rank city liveability sees stalwarts Vancouver, Vienna and Melbourne booted out
Awesome underground: 6 amazing Aussie caves
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Awesome underground: 6 amazing Aussie caves

Some of the world’s best subterranean wonders are here in Australia, right beneath our feet
Travel makes you sexy, says new study
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Travel makes you sexy, says new study

One more reason to post that hot photo of you on your trip to Paris
Aw look, Crocodile Dundee has left the building
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Aw look, Crocodile Dundee has left the building

Tourism Australia sells itself short ... again. Why an outdated image is no way to promote one of the world’s great destinations
Aussie travelers holiday at home this winter
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Aussie travelers holiday at home this winter

Money talks. Vacation bookings show backyard trips more popular than jetting abroad
Kangaroo hops into Melbourne Airport

Kangaroo hops into Melbourne Airport

"Now people will think 'roos are everywhere in Australia," says one witness.
Australian ski resorts see best-ever winter start
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Australian ski resorts see best-ever winter start

First weekend of powder on the slopes brings crowds out in record numbers