There's plenty to see and do in this region without having to cross the border into Queensland.
Craig Tansley is a freelance travel journalist based in Melbourne who spends far too much of his year on planes. He specialises in islands, ski resorts and adventure.
Dreaming of an island idyll but hanging the expense no longer an option? Craig Tansley suggests some peaceful Pacific choices away from the jet set.
The best kind of social distancing is found on a new five-day walk through southern Queensland.
Why it's time to take a look beyond the usual tourist hot spots for your next holiday.
There’s talk of a new South Sea bubble – for travel, that is. Craig Tansley takes us to spectacular Samoa in anticipation
Not everyone craves crowds and company. From long-distance walkers to round-the-world sailors, some find inner peace where others are not.
Beyond the beach, you’ll find new cafes, fashion labels and art precincts that are not within cooee of a roller-coaster or a meter maid.
In Northern California there's a majestic peak few know about.
Byron Bay's neighbour has the same charm, minus the stars.
Young fire dancers on Aitutaki keep Polynesian traditions alive.
This high-end glamping still has vestiges of good old-fashioned camping.
You can buy 5000-square-metre plotson this island that Charles Darwin so much he wrote a book about it.
From the red rocks of Route 66 to the Pampa of Patagonia; hit the road in the Americas.
This is a sanctuary you won't necessarily find at hotels on Hobart's harbour front.
Atiu's the third most visited island of the Cooks, but you'll still be one of only 500 tourists each year.