Wondering what travel to do before or after your cruise? This section of the website gives you all the best information on hotels, airlines, and experiences. From the beautiful hotels along the French Riviera and Amalfi Coast to the tranquility of Southeast Asian resorts, we provide the most up-to-date information on where you should stay. This could be the launch of new food and beverage offerings, to wellness experiences to opulently renovated suites. In this section, you will also find all the latest airline reviews from economy, premium economy, business, and first-class experiences. This section covers all the major airlines as well as some of the lesser known ones, which you might consider for your travel plans. But we also give you the latest information or airplane technology, seat upgrades and new routes. Also in this section, you'll find the latest information of train journeys as well as new tours that have launched. This could range from private glamping experiences in Antarctica, to private jet journeys across Africa. Whatever your travel needs are, this is your one stop shop for finding out how to compliment your next cruise, or to book a completely different holiday!


Is your next holiday “unbalanced”?

Travellers face a revolution as the world’s favourite destinations struggle with overtourism and climate. And cities are fighting back.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 9 2023

Qantas almost cost us a Kimberley cruise with lost luggage – but they couldn’t care less

Qantas had lost the luggage of eight passengers when they arrived in Broome to join a Ponant cruise to the Kimberley. And they couldn't have cared less.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 2 2023

A Dutch treat at Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

They say location is everything. Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam is a case in point. Teresa Ooi reviews this regal hotel.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 19 2023

Aussie appetite for travel with food tourism

Australians are eating their way around the world with travel now led by their stomachs. Our love of food is now a driving motivator for travel as we connect with local cultures and communities.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 11 2023

Why Alan Joyce and the government are determined to keep flight prices sky high

Qatar Airways is battling with Qantas and Emirates for more flights to Australia. Here's what we found on a Qatar flight to Europe

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Aug 31 2023

Qantas boss steps down as scandal expands

Qantas scraps Covid credit deadline as Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launches action against it in Federal Court.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Aug 31 2023

Do you behave badly on your holidays? Check this to find out

From Rome to Rio, from Bali to Budapest, locals are taking on visitors who trash their culture. Peter Lynch calls for a code of conduct.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Aug 10 2023

La Nauve Hotel & Jardin opens in France’s Cognac region 

France’s Cognac region has a new boutique accomodation spot, with Nauve Hotel and Jardin opening its door.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Aug 8 2023

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa bringing art to guests in new ways 

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa are bringing guests into the world of famous painter and ceramicist Agnes Sandahl. The hotel’s art gallery is currently hosting exhibits of many of the artists most unique pieces. 

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 31 2023

Hotly anticipated Rome Edition opens doors

The much-anticipated Rome Edition is finally ready to welcome guests. The new property was originally built in the 1940s and was occupied by an Italian bank. 

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 31 2023