Being able to see animals in the wild is a major staple of tourism, but when those animals take over towns and villages, it's not quite so cute.
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
From monsters dug through mountains to gurgling passages through glaciers, these tunnels are destinations in their own right.
These streets swapped sophistication for souvenirs and traded taste for tat.
From diving sanctuaries to bird havens to white beaches to volcanic outcrops: New Zealand is a nation of spectacular islands.
When children come along, most adult ideas of what makes a great holiday fly out of the window. Preventing the little monkeys from continually moaning becomes the all-consuming driving force behind travel choices. And some things you'd ordinarily overlook become mighty tempting, including…
The tale of a king who escaped by hiding up a tree is undeniably a cracker, even if it has fallen out of the collective consciousness.
Across Australia there are tours and experiences that bring delightfully quirky modes of transport into play. Don't try to play it cool – embrace the novelty.
There's plenty to enjoy in Australia that doesn't cost a cent. So greedily hoover up the best of these fabulous freebies, and save the money for something special.
Australia is blessed with several stunning end of the line locations, including…
There's going for a walk, and there's going for a walk.
There are Aussie airlines flying under the metaphorical radar, filling the gaps Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia just aren't interested in.
You might not get the buffets and cabaret shows on board one of Australia's ferries – but pick the right route, and you can cram in some tremendous scenery. These ten Aussie ferry rides offer considerably more than transport from A to B.
Hug the coast, take your time and stop at a series of scenic spots on the way, and you've got yourself a truly magnificent road trip. Here are just ten destinations that are worth your time.
Unsung, in Australia's lakes and rivers, are a host of inland islands that also have something to offer. Here are ten of them that are worth your time.
Whether in a helicopter, microlight, hot air balloon or seaplane, you too can enjoy the country's finest scenery from above.