Shake out the picnic rug and raid the fridge - because when the sun is shining, nothing beats a picnic.
Still stuck for a trip this summer? Let us tell you where to go with these last-second holiday ideas compiled by Belinda Jackson.
Ionising radiation has the potential to damage cells, tissues and enzymes.
Most only scratch the surface of the 2500-square-kilometre Blue Mountains National Park. Bruce Elder ventures deeper.
Colonial landmark the Majestic Hotel, on Kuala Lumpur's historical strip, has reopened.
New regional and city-based Aboriginal tours and indigenous guides are allowing participants to experience familiar places through ancient eyes, writes Louise Southerden.
A private retreat slowly reveals its hidden appeal to Bruce Elder.
Named after a Robert Frost poem, Mending Wall is remote enough that you are warned to arrive with enough supplies and a full tank of petrol.