Fulfilling a long-held dream by riding The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide, Gregg Tripp learns that it’s sometimes better to leave old memories alone and focus instead on new discoveries.
On a recent trip to Scotland, SA writer Amanda McInerney was blown away by the beauty of the Outer Hebrides islands of Harris and Lewis, with their "huge, wide, ridiculously blue skies, endless vistas and ancient monuments".
Taking the road less travelled, to ‘jamon country’, is the best way to encounter Spain’s food pioneers – as well as remnants of its tumultuous history.
Forget Sydney Harbour, only one Australian capital has made it onto Lonely Planet's top cities list 2018 and it sits on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Given the world-class vino in Australia, people might think you were crazy to go to Canada for the wine. But then most people outside Australia wouldn't dream of coming here for the skiing - and that seems to work out pretty well.
An African safari is all about timing and luck – and there’s nothing as exhilarating as an unexpected sighting.
After skiing all over the world, Alison Godfrey was sceptical about how Australia’s own slopes – and après ski offerings – would stack up.
Thick, white ropes threaded into hammocks dot the shoreline on Malolo Island. Strung between coconut palms, they're footsteps away from scattered sun lounges and washed-up bits of coral that wedge between your bare toes.
Freedom awaits as we chug out of Adelaide, with thousands of kilometres ahead on one of the world's great rail journeys. It's enough to get any traveller tingling. Add in the lure of premium wine and food, and I'm excited.
It may have the closest Disneyland to Australia but Hong Kong is the perfect kid-free destination – especially when it comes to eating and drinking.