The city of Portland in Oregon is buzzing with music, microbreweries and street food, but just 10 minutes from town it becomes beguilingly serene.
Art, cafes, history, Berlin – they’re words that fit together as naturally as hands in gloves, writes Rainer Jozeps.
It may be a tourist mecca, but Hawaii’s Waikiki Beach is still a great place to hang 10 – with or without a surfboard. Suzie Keen shares some recommendations for eating, drinking and generally whiling away your time.
In Moscow for the World Cup, Paul Marcuccitti discovered a place and people that defy many of the preconceptions and expectations of Western visitors. And, he writes, it’s well worth visiting.
Ruined by years of fighting and then reborn as the Reunification Express, Vietnam’s historic north-south railway line offers a unique way to see the countryside between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
A boat trip to White Island offers a close-up experience of New Zealand’s most active volcano – complete with spouting sulphur and tall tales of historic heroes such as the lone survivor of a 1914 eruption.
Wine lovers, listen up: There’s a little-known gem just south of the US border in Mexico which offers a memorable and low-fuss alternative to California’s Napa Valley.
Healthy poke bowls, probiotic juice shots and kombucha will be among the dining choices on Qantas’s new Perth to London flights, with the aim of increasing hydration and reducing jetlag.
The Sichuan city of Chengdu is known as the home of a beautiful open-air breeding sanctuary for giant pandas, but its historic, cultural and gastronomic charms add to its appeal as a tourist destination, writes Richard Lawson.
So, think you’ve done and seen it all in Bali? SA writer Amanda McInerney suggests heading to The Menjangan in the West Bali National Park to see another side of the popular tropical holiday destination.