This is one of the friendliest, most cultured cities in India and much less touristy than Mumbai or Delhi.
Louise Southerden is a freelance travel writer from Sydney, now based in northern NSW, who never dreamed of travelling the world and writing about it. A three-month trip across Africa in the back of an overland truck 25 years ago changed that and she has since won several awards, including the Australian Society of Travel Writers' Travel Writer of the Year award - four times. Louise specialises in nature-based experiences and is passionate about simple, sustainable travel.
Broome is possibly more multicultural than any other small town in Australia, with a dining culture to match.
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American Airlines' no-nonsense flight attendants remind me of Cagney and Lacey from the 1980s TV series.
All you need to know if you are planning a short visit to Fremantle.
It takes two weeks to walk this trail, but all you need is a daypack.
From Lombok to Gallipoli, here are the best ways you can give something back.
The Yarrenyty Arltere artists don't use dot painting but textiles, film and print-making to express what life is like in the town camps of Alice Springs.
Halfway between Australia and Hawaii, this daisy-chain of nine 'islands' is one of the world's smallest countries.
A quick guide to what to see and do in Miami.
The 'other' San Francisco, population 450, is a little more wild in nature.
Non-cruiser Louise Southerden sets a course for the Dominican Republic aboard Carnival's new socially responsible cruise line.
The strange and sometimes beautiful rainforest creatures prove to be the stars of the show on a jungle cruise.
The best things to see, do and eat in the Peruvian capital.
This quirky boutique hotel has earned its stripes, writes Louise Southerden.