Kristie Kellahan lists 20 good reasons to visit Cook Islands.
There's much more to do in Pacific island paradises than just lie on a towel.
Craig Tansley finds that his experience at one of the world's most beautiful lagoons is a balancing act.
When it comes to beaches, Australians are spoilt for choice, yet we like to travel in search of perfection, to enjoy culture and the beauty other places have to offer.
Roaring down an Oman desert dune in a 4WD and strolling an historic Magna Carta trail in England are among our travel writers' top holiday destinations for 2015.
A new boutique resort in the Cook Islands throws out the welcome mat for well-heeled families.
Rarotonga is known for its stunning blue lagoons and sandy beaches, but there is much more to do than sit on the sun lounger, writes Andrew Bain.
From New Caledonia to French Polynesia, and the Cook Islands to Samoa, there are more holiday destinations to discover in the south Pacific beyond Aussies' beloved Fiji, writes Craig Tansley.