Australia's mining towns are reminders of the dreams that built the country.
Brian Johnston seemed destined to become a travel writer and author: he is an Irishman born in Nigeria and raised in Switzerland, who has lived in Britain and China.
"See it before it gets ruined" might be a tourist-trade cliché, but when it comes to our beaches, many are indeed on borrowed time.
We can cruise at home and have glorious choices: rust-red Kimberley gorges; reefs and sapphire-sea islands in Queensland; forest-draped bays in misty Tasmania.
One cruise company is ready to give future passengers a rare close up.
The famous Cable Beach is just one of the highlights to be found in this remote WA town.
Gwyneth Paltrow is one of the big names Celebrity Cruises has snared in its launch of Celebrity Beyond.
Cruise fans are bursting to get onboard again - and the cruise companies are doing all they can to make that happen safely.
Western Sydney is often the subject of dismissive stereotypes and generally ignored by tourists.
When the pandemic is over, you may find you want a longer holiday than usual. Here are the world's longest.
In the clearest sign yet that the cruise drought is ending, a fresh fleet of ships is set to sail out in 2021.
Emerald Azzurra, new for Emerald Cruises in January 2022, has recorded strong bookings for its inaugural season.
Hopes are high the six-star Scenic Eclipse will soon be sailing in Australian waters.
Don't some words in travel get your goat? They're used so often that they have become almost meaningless.
This NSW north-coast getaway of the well-heeled and gullible also indulges with psychic readings, ear candling, chanting and chakras.
Finally there is real hope that we can all start travelling again. But get organised to avoid being left behind.