The 10 boutique stays profiled here – none of which have been affected by the fires aside from smoke haze – are dramatically raising standards in country NSW and Victoria.
Sheriden Rhodes is a travel writer and photographer who travels the globe with her frequent small flyer, Ella.
With no pollution, no traffic, no fast food chains and no rush to do anything, Norfolk Island is in fact an ideal destination to disconnect from busy lives.
This tropical island getaway is part of Vietnam's resort boom.
The northern capital gets cooler each year and these precincts prove it.
How to sidestep Bali brain and discover Asia's other great islands.
Never heard of Quy Nhon, on Vietnam's south central coastline? That's about to change.
Two years on from Cyclone Debbie, Hayman is back after a multimillion dollar refurbishment.
In the excitement of travelling to a developing country – where rules and regulations are more relaxed – it's easy to overlook the downside.
Zoom around with the locals and then chow down on the best Vietnamese pancake in Ho Chi Minh City.
Capella Ubud is a luxurious new stay that offers exclusive insights into ancient traditions and everyday life in Bali.
Flying from Newcastle, NSW, to New Zealand is a friendly experience to remember.
There's a wealth of tasty delights in our own backyard - if only most of us knew what to look for.
Everyone's excited about Nusa Dua's cool new beachfront-bar vibe.
It's family friendly and yet seriously stylish. You'll wish you lived here.
The "do nothing" holiday is becoming extinct as luxury resorts outdo each other with exotic signature experiences.