Australia's first purpose-built DoubleTree by Hilton is surrounded by urban curiosities.
Catherine Marshall started her career as a hard news journalist in her native South Africa as a naive 20-year-old. More than two decades later the Sydney-based writer specialises in travel writing.
So diminished is it, the river will soon swallow its remains, taking ruins and baobabs and people's stories with it.
Brew wildflower elixirs and breathe mint-fresh air as you hike in an Alpine summer .
Those who will miss climbing Uluru may also be missing the point - the rock is best seen from above or below or in the distance, not from on top.
Head west for Island life that is remote and pristine.
What do women (travellers) want? Deeper immersions, stimulating conversations, accessible toilets – and lots of shopping.
Free time is the most precious commodity in the world – except when it's gifted to you in the form of a long layover.
It emerges from its indigo underworld as though from a dream, a colossus accompanied by the tiniest of golden trevallies.
With amazing apps and tailored tours, today's solo woman traveller has the world at her feet.
A Jewish love affair with music will be celebrated half a world away when a new exhibition opens in Sydney this month.
"This is going to be your best cruise ever," says our guide. "Because you're in West Africa, the happy place."
There's extreme cold, and then there's Siberia in winter, where the cold is simply unfathomable.
Inhale centuries of Arabian culture during rose harvest time in the Al Hajar mountain range.
Precious space is invaded when the man sitting in front of me flings back his seat, almost hitting me in the face as I peruse my screen.
Suddenly, there it is: a juvenile gorilla lazing in the crook of a tree, stuffing leaves in his mouth, looking directly at me.