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Penang: An island for all the senses

The Malaysian island of Penang has everything from endlessly tempting restaurants and hawkers’ stalls, to colourful street art, glitzy resorts and remnants of war.


When in winter, do as the Limestone Coast locals do

The Limestone Coast has a special kind of magic in the winter months. Down in this undiscovered part of SA, the locals are waiting to share rarity reds from their cellars, a unique landscape that blooms under grey skies, fireside chats in cosy cabins and pubs, and an emerging progressive food movement with intrepid travellers who make the picturesque journey from Adelaide.


Why slow TV deserves our (divided) attention

Whether it’s following a 17-hour trip on the Indian Pacific, a three-hour journey through New Zealand’s Middle Earth or a 134-hour voyage on a Norwegian cruise ship, slow TV is actually the perfect genre for today’s viewing habits, writes Aaron Burton.


Top regions and countries to visit in 2019

GALLERY: Australia’s Red Centre has been named alongside places such as the Scottish Highlands, Northern Peru, Russia’s Far East and the Catskills in the US in Lonely Planet’s new guide to the top travel destinations for 2019.


This is real outback Australia

Driving off the beaten track in far north South Australia is not for the faint-heated – especially when your adventure takes you underground. But there are plenty of hidden gems to discover in the strangely Mars-like landscape, writes Stephanie Richards.