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Admiring the sunset after paddle in Noosa

Sunset after paddle in Noosa River

After the paddle session in Noosa River, SUP yoga instructor Frida stopped to admire the sunset.
Auckland, New Zealand

Give me one good reason to visit Auckland, New Zealand

If you are up for a scrum, the biggest event in rugby this year will be staged in New Zealand.
Qantas A380 flying over Sydney Harbor

Inflight entertainment takes off with Qantas – free Netflix and Spotify

In-flight entertainment is about to take off in a new way as Qantas announces it is introducing free access to Netflix and Spotify.
Sydney Opera House and bridge

Gap Year in Australia: unmissable highlights

It is unlikely that a two-week holiday in Australia will do. But you can choose this continent to explore through a gap year.
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767

It’s official: Hawaiian Airlines are allowed to weigh people before they fly

Hawaiian Airlines have been awarded the right to keep on weighing their larger passengers on its route to American Samoa.
Noosa Festival of Surfing - two sufers with dogs

Noosa Festival of Surfing – surf with your dog

The Noosa Festival of Surfing in Queensland, Australia is the only surfing event in the world where you can surf with your dog.

Finding paradise in Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Hamilton Island in the Whitsunday archipelago enjoys tropical climate and is right off the Great Barrier Reef - perhaps the world's greatest natural wonder.
Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country.
Cassius the croc living out his retirement on Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef coral cay off the coast of Cairns

Great Barrier Reef: World’s biggest crocodile turns 112

The world's biggest crocodile turns 112 making him the world's oldest too.
Prince Harry Visits New Zealand

Eight activities to do in New Zealand (like Prince Harry)

Prince Harry’s week long Royal tour of New Zealand came to an end last week. We take a closer look back at his adventures.