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Sun 13 Jan 2019

Our English pub best left as memory

Our English pub best left as memory

Trying to relive the past decades on could just end up sending you on a wild goose chase.

Discover the next red hot travel spot

Discover the next red hot travel spot

A similarity to our outback, a matching 4WD and long distances plus the African heat combine for a memorable holiday.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Mysterious ‘odour’ on flight puts crew in hospital

Mysterious ‘odour’ on flight puts crew in hospital

A mystery “odour” on an American Airlines plane has seen five crew members hospitalised as a precaution.

Airline attendant’s ‘inexcusable’ act

Airline attendant’s ‘inexcusable’ act

A flight to Florida became the trip from hell for a family that was racially targeted by two Spirit Airline flight attendants.

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

More than 250 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have been struck with a highly contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

‘Stupid’ teen deported over ‘bomb’ prank

‘Stupid’ teen deported over ‘bomb’ prank

A Sydney teen had to pay $3000 after sparking an airport emergency when he typed “I have a bomb” into an in-flight message app.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

$189 flight changes everything

$189 flight changes everything

Move over Bali and Vietnam. Aussie travellers are setting their sights on another Asian hot spot, with cheap prices on new flights.

Moments that put the South Burnett on the map in 2018

Moments that put the South Burnett on the map in 2018

As we embark on a new year, let's take a moment to look back at the events that turned attention on the South Burnett in 2018.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

World’s most powerful passport revealed

World’s most powerful passport revealed

The best passport in the world has been revealed and it’s not Australia, which has seen a shocking drop in its international ranking.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Why you will now pay to leave Japan

Why you will now pay to leave Japan

When it comes to travelling, rarely can you get away with a cheap trip — especially overseas. From today, you’ll now be paying even more before leaving Japan.

Inside Disney’s creepiest theme park

Inside Disney’s creepiest theme park

When this park opened, thousands of joyous families flocked to it every day. Now it’s an abandoned wasteland — with a chilling backstory.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

NZ's Bay of Islands as pretty as a picture

NZ's Bay of Islands as pretty as a picture

Paihia and scenic bay must be on your list when you visit country's beautiful, and bountiful, North Island.

Where peace of mind is priceless

Where peace of mind is priceless

Makepeace Island on the Noosa River is now available for exclusive-use hire as a top-end wellness retreat.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

A professional athlete and pilot has told of being forcibly removed from his seat over concerns he couldn’t physically operate the emergency exit.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

The airlines you should never fly with

The airlines you should never fly with

Qantas is officially the safest airline in the world, according to a new list that names and shames the best and worst of the aviation industry.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

‘Fiasco’: Bestjet customers vent fury

‘Fiasco’: Bestjet customers vent fury

A “once-in-a-lifetime” business class trip to Milan cost a couple $10,600. They paid in full and received a devastating email days later.

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

Some lucky travellers rang in 2019 with a bargain airfare when Cathay Pacific made a huge error in its New Year’s Eve sale.

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

Why you suffer from terrible jet lag

After years of flying all over the world, a Qantas pilot has shared his tips on the best things you can do to beat jet lag.

Bad news for Aussies headed overseas

Bad news for Aussies headed overseas

Got a trip planned? Your savings will have to stretch a lot further after the Aussie dollar fell below 70 US cents for the first time in years.

Disturbing Ronaldo statue trend takes off

Disturbing Ronaldo statue trend takes off

Fans of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can’t keep their hands — and other body parts — off the impressive bulge in his pants.

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