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Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo takes off with all passengers and crew vaccinated against COVID-19

An Emirates A380 has taken 400 vaccinated passengers on a scenic flight.  Middle-East airline Emirates has flown a special Airbus A380 superjumbo flight with almost 400 passengers on board, all
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Scott Morrison wants overseas vaccination travel plan

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is urgently asking medical experts to formulate a plan on how vaccinated Aussies can travel overseas and skip hotel quarantine upon return. The PM said
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What’s On This Weekend Apr 16-18

From museum and laneway markets to night tram rides, film festival and a huge embroidery convention, 10 top things to do this weekend in and around Brisbane: Boho Luxe Market + Boho
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Mr Percival’s

Mr Percival’s is Brisbane’s stunning octagonal overwater bar jutting out over the river in prime position under the Story Bridge at the Howard Smith Wharves. A must-visit for visitors and
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Australia is on the road to recovery

Despite the setbacks of the 2020 bushfires and pandemic, Australia is still home to a wealth of exceptional experiences, typified by its world class food and unique wildlife. It has
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Take a longer break after COVID-19 is over

On the Great Himalaya Trail with World Expeditions. Photo: Ray Mustey If you’re eager to make up for lost travel time, then you might want to dust off your boots and
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Woman claims Walgreens photoshopped hair bun out of passport photo

A woman was left in hysterics after receiving a very baffling passport photo due to an awkward Photoshop job. TikTok user Katie was told that her large bun was too
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Wellington Travel Guide | Plan Your Holiday in Wellington

Beautiful and elegant, Wellington is the artistic, cultural and political centre of New Zealand. It boasts of museums, shops and cafes. Catch the cable car to Kelburn and make the
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Virgin Australia offering triple Velocity points for flights booked before Anzac Day

Pandemic lockdowns, border closures and suspended international travel has made it pretty difficult to earn frequent flyer points over the past year. But for the next couple of weeks, Virgin
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Best day-trip lunch restaurants from Sydney and Melbourne

Berowra Waters Inn sits on the Hawkesbury. Photo: Sebastian Mrugalski A good meal always tastes better when accompanied by a side serve of salt air and the sparkle of sunlight dancing
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Vaccinated Aussies could avoid hotel quarantine

Australians who are vaccinated against COVID-19 could be able to travel overseas without going into hotel quarantine or even being asked to quarantine at home. Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed
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Six of the best stops on the NSW South Coast food trail

Silos Estate’s Rajarshi Ray with his wife Sophie and daughter Zoe.  WINE AND ALPACAS AT SILOS ESTATE When the Currowan bushfire ravaged the NSW south coast last year, Silos owner
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Plane carrying Pakistan politicians turned away, explosives found at Kabul airport

A plane carrying Pakistan’s parliament speaker and a number of politicians was forced to turn around on Thursday, after explosives were found in the airport in Afghanistan where the aircraft
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The 10 most fascinating buildings

US modern architecture: The 10 most fascinating buildings Advertisement Close America may be best known for historical buildings such as the Empire State and White House, but you’d do well
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Rottnest Island accommodation already sold out for Christmas 2021

When it comes to island escapes, Australia really is spoiled for choice. From Fraser to Lord Howe, Norfolk and even the luxurious offerings at Lizard Island, there’s no budget that
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The 10 craziest Chinese buildings

The 10 craziest Chinese buildings Advertisement Close GUANGZHOU CIRCLE Housing a plastics company and trading centre, this wheel-like building looks as if it’s about to roll into the muddy Pearl
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What’s On Apr 9-11

From mammoth picnics to picnic trains, free live music to film and food festivals, 10 of the best things to do in and around Brisbane this weekend: Big Picnic Celebrate Roma Street
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Travel blogger couple Lauren Bullen and Jack Morris split

They were a couple that — on the surface — had it all. A $1.2 million Balinese mansion, jetsetting around the world and earning a six-figure salary sharing their envious
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Australians won’t be flying anywhere except New Zealand

If you’re wondering when Australia could expand its border to other countries outside New Zealand, the prediction is grim. The update comes after Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed NZ’s announcement
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‘Bali Fest’ organisers apologise, offer refunds after Easter festival slammed

The organisers of a Perth festival that was hoping to “bring Bali to Australia” have been forced to apologise and issue mass refunds after the event left many underwhelmed and
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South Australia reopens border to Brisbane

South Australia will remove its hard border closure with Brisbane effective immediately following just one new locally acquired case in Queensland on Saturday. Following an unscheduled transition committee meeting on
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Footage of octopus attacking man in WA, Australia goes viral

Lance Karlson was on holiday and walking along the beach in Georgraphe Bay, Western Australia when he came across a seemingly very irritated octopus. Now footage of his aggressive encounter
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The evolution (and collapse) of supersonic flight

An artist’s impression of the Boeing 2707 supersonic jet. Photo: Alamy While Concorde is the name that springs to mind in the context of supersonic air travel, there were three contenders
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Disbelief at new South Australia tourism advert

A racy new tourism campaign for South Australia — which invites Aussies to “go down south with your mouth” against a crimson-tinted image of a vineyard — is being met
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Virgin, Qantas and Rex offer 800,000 half price flights

Australians eager to snag a cheap holiday should have their wallets ready because the first round of 800,000 half-price flights are dropping from Thursday. A whopping 100,000 customers snapped up
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Park Hotel Motel, gym among new exposure sites

Concerns of a COVID-19 outbreak in Byron Bay are growing with NSW Health officials adding a gym and a pub among several new exposure sites within the coastal region. NSW
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Why the jumbo jet was designed with a hump and four more things you didn’t know about the plane

Boeing 747: The aerodynamic design of this popular aircraft resulted in its trademark teardrop-shaped hump. Photo: Shutterstock On February 9, 2019, it will be 50 years since the first Boeing 747
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Silversea’s 139-day world cruise sells out in one day

A luxury cruise line had such intense demand for a five-month long cruise journey, it sold out in a single day. Luxury cruise line Silversea says it has sold every
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