Australia

Tasmanian whiskey: On a top-shelf mission

Tasmanian whiskey: On a top-shelf mission

From the north side of this Aussie island to the south, distilleries are pouring some of the world's finest "liquid gold"
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?
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
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
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"
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
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
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