Travel News

    ‘Fat people should fly business class’

    premium_icon ‘Fat people should fly business class’

    “Fat people have to stop flying economy on international flights.’’

    Fears for travel firm’s collapse

    Fears for travel firm’s collapse

    The collapse would see the loss of 22,000 staff worldwide.

    Bali takes a hit from bonking ban plan

    premium_icon Bali takes a hit from bonking ban plan

    "It makes Indonesia look foolish"

    Bali’s strict new sex ban

    Bali’s strict new sex ban

    Indonesia could pass ban on extramarital sex carrying jail time

    Guides

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

      CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

      Five of the best to places to bushwalk

      Popular pass time offers something for everyone

      Tourism

        Cyclone-ravaged Dunk Island — an eerie forgotten Australian paradise since 2011 — has been snapped up for as whopping $32 million.

        Aussie ‘ghost island’ sells for huge price

        "Our vision is to create a tourism mecca"

        'It is so important that all visitors to the island stay dingo-safe especially if camping with children'

        premium_icon DINGO WARNING: Island rangers out in force on holidays

        Rangers preparing to patrol packed campsites

        From urinating in public to trafficking in drugs — Australians who behave badly in Bali have been issued with a strong warning by the island’s governor.

        Bali to ‘send back’ troublemakers

        Balinese governor seeking stricter laws to curb bad behaviour