The most expensive hotel ever constructed in Australia opens its doors in Perth.
Ute Junker worked as a magazine editor and TV and digital producer before running away to become a travel writer. She now gets to pursue her passions - including food, history, art, architecture and wildlife - across the globe, and is happy to travel a long way for a coral reef, fine French champagne, or a bathtub with a view.
You haven't seen Yellowstone until you have seen it in winter, writes Ute Junker.
Gods, monsters, mountains and beaches: in the Peloponnese, there's a surprise around every corner.
A new crop of neighbourhood restaurants is revamping Dublin's dining scene.
From elevators with attitude to artful design, the latest addition to the QT range of hotels ticks all the boxes.
Take a cultural odyssey through Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states.
Track down the best design buys around.
Japan's new Aman resort is luxury on a whole new scale.
The camera phone has changed travel photography forever – and that's not necessarily a bad thing.
When it comes to art, hotels are now thinking outside the frame.
Some people get out the Frisbee. Others prefer to lie comfortably on a lounger. When most Australians hit the beach, however, they have just one thing in mind: plunging into the water.
These high-altitude cities are breathtaking in more ways than one.
Scandinavia has become the world's hottest dining destination. Ute Junker finds out how they did it.
Stockholm's metro is more than just a transport system; it is also the world's longest art gallery.
These startling rock formations are so remote that few people are prepared to make the trip.