The tropical town's fortunes may have waned, but today it manages to feel relaxed, upmarket and comfortable in its own skin.
Sheriden Rhodes is a travel writer and photographer who travels the globe with her frequent small flyer, Ella.
Get away from it all at this adults-only luxury getaway in the Sunshine Coast hinterlands.
What better way to escape a rut than to flee to the palm-tree paradise on our doorstep.
Five essential things to consider before you go to the lone star state.
One of Queensland's best-kept secrets is waiting, just a few hours from Brisbane.
The Bickle dynasty of Brisbane are at it again, transforming the down at heel into something glamorous.
Sheriden Rhodes takes a slow boat to New Caledonia.
From commercial hub to multicultural metropolis, Auckland has found its mojo.
This small lodge is a fine addition to Auckland's luxury accommodation.
Made famous by an iconic '80s movie, these remote islands will show you another side of Fiji.
Sheriden Rhodes and her family submit to the lure of the beguiling Cook Islands.
Sheriden Rhodes and her frequent small flyer, Ella, can spot a good kid's club or family-friendly resort a mile off.
A new Hollywood film recounts the grueling epic hike one woman made along Oregon's Pacific Coast Trail.
Just because you are not home at Christmas it doesn't mean you can't join in on the festivities and the fun.
Qantas hopes to tap into Australian travellers' nostalgia with new retro-livery.