Palawan Province, The Philippines.

The 50 best travel finds of 2014

They've journeyed to all corners of the globe (and back again) this year to hunt out travel's treasures. Now, with 2014 near its end, it's time for Traveller's writers to name their favourite hotels, bars, gadgets, museums, metros and more in this, our first-ever Best Finds special.

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Impossible to top: Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, with the Hazards mountain chain huddled behind it.

Sand-sational: World's best beaches

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.

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