Tourism

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Big mistake we all make travelling

Big mistake we all make travelling

THERE’S something beautifully liberating about getting on a plane and wandering the world. So why are we all stuffing it up?

$250 insurance rip-off you’ve been falling for

$250 insurance rip-off you’ve been falling for

Aussies fork out twice as much as they should on travel insurance. A new study uncovers price differences of hundreds of dollars on virtually identical cover.

Hard-partying hipsters ruining trendy suburb

Hard-partying hipsters ruining trendy suburb

TOURISTS are flocking to this popular suburb in New York City for its trendy shops and never-ending parties — but the locals have had enough.

Question that left airline passenger devastated

Question that left airline passenger devastated

IT SHOULD have been a routine flight for Lenore Herrem, but instead she was left stunned by a question from the airline staff.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Tourism worker details horror racial bullying

Tourism worker details horror racial bullying

A MAORI man working on one of Australia's major tourist beaches has taken his boss to court over alleged constant racial ridicule.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Can you drink on flights to Dubai?

Can you drink on flights to Dubai?

A woman claims she was arrested in Dubai after drinking wine on her Emirates flight. So is this a problem now?

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Last thing we want to deal with on flights

Last thing we want to deal with on flights

TERRIBLE news air travellers. As if the cramped seats and flight delays aren’t bad enough, now have to put up with this.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Which Bali bogan are you?

Which Bali bogan are you?

YOU’LL crack up, you’ll cringe, you’ll cry. If you’ve ever been to Bali, you know every single one of these people. And the fact is, you are one.

Chaos as tourists flee Indo quake

Chaos as tourists flee Indo quake

THOUSANDS of tourists have scrambled to packed beaches to be rescued from Lombok and Bali after an earthquake killed a reported 142 and injured hundreds.

Yassss! $129 flight sale to world’s hottest spots

Yassss! $129 flight sale to world’s hottest spots

Just when you thought you’d left it too late to sneak away and leave winter behind, these hot airfares get you overseas for cheap — even at the last minute.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

40 jobs as luxury tourism operator expands in Whitsundays

40 jobs as luxury tourism operator expands in Whitsundays

Airlie Beach charter business locked in to provide exclusive dive and water sport services to the Island.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

‘Extraordinary’: Aussie climber rescued in NZ

‘Extraordinary’: Aussie climber rescued in NZ

AN AUSTRALIAN man trapped on a New Zealand mountain by severe weather since last week has been found alive in what’s been described as a miraculous tale of...

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Sad truth behind lost Aussie icon

Sad truth behind lost Aussie icon

IT WAS meant to be a place of joy. Instead, it ended up tearing two Aussie brothers apart and wiped $6 million from their accounts.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Pyramid’s secret could help us today

Pyramid’s secret could help us today

THE Pyramids may have been built 4000 years ago but scientists have discovered something that could change the way we harness energy.

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Annoying airport rule could soon be gone

Annoying airport rule could soon be gone

Everyday people get caught out not correctly packing items like liquids in their bags, but a new scanner could put an end to this airport hassle.

Tue 24 Jul 2018

The $35 flight ruining Aussies’ No.1 excuse

The $35 flight ruining Aussies’ No.1 excuse

It’s the one travel truth every Australian thinks they know. But these cheap fares could be enough to change your mind about your next holiday.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Our ‘extraordinary’ forgotten city and what to do there

Our ‘extraordinary’ forgotten city and what to do there

IT’S the city where freakshakes were invented and some of the most popular places are free to get into. This is why it’s worth a visit.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Tourism success story: A Coffs must see attraction

Tourism success story: A Coffs must see attraction

One of Coffs Harbour's must-see tourist attractions has welcomed its 100,000th visitor this week.

'GO HOME': No love lost between locals and visitors

'GO HOME': No love lost between locals and visitors

IT'S usually a favourite spot for selfies as people come into Byron Bay, but perhaps locals aren't impressed by the sudden population explosion.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

$10 item has this Coast flight attendant hooked

$10 item has this Coast flight attendant hooked

She’s been flying with Emirates for six years but this Australian flight attendant says when it comes to packing carry-on, this product has her ‘obsessed’.

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