Canberra, trendy? Tim Richards will drink to that.
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.
From fire trucks to cats, hotel rooms can appeal to the senses of youngsters, discovers Belinda Jackson.
It's time to embrace your national capital, writes James Rose.
There's plenty to entertain children in our nation's capital, writes Mal Chenu, who visited with son Daniel.
Whether you're after luxury retreats, eco experiences or active adventures, our island home has an endless array of holiday options. Here, our writers share some of their favourite experiences.
The ACT is a sensual gift of seasonal rhythms, and Canberra a fine host of vital national treasures, says cartoonist, artist and author Judy Horacek.
The action in Australia's political and national capital is centred around Parliament House, reflected spectacularly at night in Lake Burley Griffin. This city is not solely about politics; it is surrounded in national parks that you can hike, bike or ride; and some of the nation's best art exhibitions pass through its galleries. On weekends, poke around its markets and graze some of the area's best produce.