On my first visit to Norfolk a few years ago, the weather had been against me. This time I've got three days to make it happen.
Louise Southerden is a freelance travel writer from Sydney, now based in northern NSW, who never dreamed of travelling the world and writing about it. A three-month trip across Africa in the back of an overland truck 25 years ago changed that and she has since won several awards, including the Australian Society of Travel Writers' Travel Writer of the Year award - four times. Louise specialises in nature-based experiences and is passionate about simple, sustainable travel.
Weird safety video aside, this is a dream flight, thanks to excellent service and great entertainment.
North of Kununurra in the remote north-east Kimberley lies a lost world and a unique luxury lodge.
For tour leaders, the question most often asked used to be "Where's the toilet?" Now it's, "What's the Wi-Fi password?"
It certainly doesn't feel like "cattle class" with Singapore Airlines.
Not all Thai islands are swamped by Western partygoers.
A new walking tour explores Hobart's love of coffee.
Resort-style facilities and views that inspire you to get out of town.
Impressive entertainment options, good meals and professional flight attendants make this service great.
A new concept in transit hotels, apparently designed 'by travellers for travellers'.
A new Ganges River cruise offers a chance to step off the tourist map and back in time.
Crossing Europe by train is enjoyable, but the ride is easier if you acquaint yourself with the network before the train leaves the station.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a better base for a stay in Perth's port city.
This long weekend is a backstage pass to good food, good company and plenty of time in the outdoors.
This island utopia is so special it even has its own time zone.