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Top health tips for intrepid travellers

One in three people will skip a trip to the doctor before they travel and some will come back with more than they bargained for.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Sep 14 2023
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Insurance, air travel and quarantines – welcome to the future of travel

Without a crystal ball, the future of travel is hard to predict – but here’s what we know so far. Brittany Lazarus reports. Travel insurance While you should not travel without it, travel insurance is […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 22 2020
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What you need to know before you book

As Australia grapples with COVID-19 restrictions on state borders, particularly in Victoria, we tell you where you can go. State border openings for visitors remain tricky – so check before you book. Here’s a state-by-state […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 10 2020
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10 best Indigenous experiences in Australia

Australia’s rich Aboriginal culture is spread out across the country. Craig Tansley explores 10 of the best cultural attractions, from the far reaches of Queensland to the depths of New South Wales’ Blue Mountains. NT […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 3 2020
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Can’t go overseas? The great Australian substitutes

Craig Tansley examines the places in Australia that make us feel like we’re travelling overseas… We won’t be going overseas for some time (except perhaps to New Zealand, and the South Pacific). But Australia’s a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 14 2020
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Why Darwin’s cuisine is no croc – here are six of the best experiences

With more than 50 nationalities, access to fresh seafood and tropical fruits, and a creative, out-of-the-box approach to life, drinking and dining in Darwin offers much more than you may expect. The dry season, around […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 13 2020
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Four ways to experience Byron Bay

The northern NSW coastal town of Byron Bay was once known for its free-loving spirit community and surf culture. But the town’s pristine beaches, trail hikes through the tranquil rainforest and marine life have attracted the rich […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 6 2020
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Five essential travel tips to keep you safe on your journeys

Great deals, fabulous experiences and the chance to enjoy our own backyard – what’s not to love about an Australian holiday now the borders are reopening. We’re right behind the huge move to get Australia […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 16 2020
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Every state and territory: what you can and can’t do

Thredbo’s website crashed as 30,000 Aussies raced to get ski tickets last week. Is Australia ready to travel?  Oh yes it is! But travel isn’t as simple as it once was – the check in […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 15 2020
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The great escape – 10 best Aussie road trips

Dreaming of wide highways and big country scenery? Craig Tansley reveals the 10 best places you can escape to by car in Australia. Cairns to Cape York, Queensland One of the world’s most iconic road […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 15 2020