Anthony Dennis finds a welcome dash of la dolce vita in Queensland.
Readers of a certain age may recall the bestselling book Slow Boats to China.
Mount Cotton Guesthouse takes a refreshingly simple approach to the finer things in life.
Mantra South Bank is at the centre of Brisbane’s cultural evolution.
While Virgin and Qantas battle it out over business class, the action is now moving to the cheap seats.
Being situated just outside the city is a boon – it provides a chance to explore some of the back streets the Valley and its surrounds have to offer.
The Pullman has pulled its socks up from its days as the Sebel Citygate, and before that the Carlton Crest.
There are short cruises to suit every type of traveller, writes Sally Macmillan.
The state capital of Queensland and Australia's third largest city, filled with parks and dominated by the Brisbane River. Once considered a poor cousin to its southern rivals, Brisbane is now a sophisticated, modern city offering terrific dining and drinking options, great outdoor activities and cultural attractions such as the Gallery of Modern Art and performances at the Powerhouse. Plus it's warm all year round.