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…
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.
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.
Outsiders could be forgiven for thinking that Australia's interior is entirely empty. But there are a few biggish inland cities and some of them offer plenty for visitors.
Whether through hopeless optimism, daft historical legends or shameless attempts to compare to somewhere better, some cities have got nicknames that clearly don't fit.
There are some routes where taking a relatively short plane hop saves a true pig of a drive.
There's something romantic about being on board a paddlesteamer, unless you're the poor engineer.