Australia

Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

An increasing number of couples are saying "I will" on vacation. Here's what makes the perfect place to propose
New species of giant jellyfish discovered on beach

New species of giant jellyfish discovered on beach

Scientists still working to name five-foot jellyfish found on Tasmania. For now they're calling it "Big Snotty"
How Asia is chasing the Chinese tourist dollar

How Asia is chasing the Chinese tourist dollar

By 2020, more than 200 million Chinese will go overseas, double the number that did in 2013
Facebooking tourist strolls off pier

Facebooking tourist strolls off pier

“Someone needs a digital detox.” “IKR!”
12 amazing underground tourist attractions

12 amazing underground tourist attractions

Including: a town that lives underground, a medieval salt mine full of statues and the original city of Seattle
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
Kangaroo hops into Melbourne Airport

Kangaroo hops into Melbourne Airport

"Now people will think 'roos are everywhere in Australia," says one witness.
Could 12th-century Africans have visited Australia?

Could 12th-century Africans have visited Australia?

Coins from ancient African empire found on remote Aussie beach.
Australia splits hairs over Curly Dicks and Titswobbles

Australia splits hairs over Curly Dicks and Titswobbles

From Bong Bong to Lake Disappointment and Woolloomooloo, Australia is no stranger to odd place names
Incredible timelapse from Sydney light show

Incredible timelapse from Sydney light show

Vivid Sydney festival brightens up the Australian winter blues