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Fri 15 Nov 2019

Aussie cruise ship evacuated after gastro outbreak

Aussie cruise ship evacuated after gastro outbreak

2000 passengers on an Aussie cruise ship have been evacuated after a lethal gastro outbreak.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Quiz only 1% of Aussies get right

Quiz only 1% of Aussies get right

When it comes to exploring our own backyard, it turns out not many Australians know the famous landmarks around the country.

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

The women on Mumsnet have picked apart their least favourite holiday destinations — and some of their most extreme comments were about us.

Virgin’s Japan flight changes everything

Virgin’s Japan flight changes everything

The last time Virgin announced a new route it created an airfare war and the airline’s latest news is set to be a game-changer for Aussie flyers.

Bali responds to ‘unruly’ Jetstar family

Bali responds to ‘unruly’ Jetstar family

Bali’s Denpasar Airport has revealed what an Australian family did to be kicked off a Jetstar flight, refuting claims it was about religion.

Controversial middle seat plane rule

Controversial middle seat plane rule

It is a fate you wouldn’t wish upon your enemies, but if you are seated in the middle seat on a plane – this is one thing you can’t do.

‘Apocalyptic’ Venice floods turn deadly

‘Apocalyptic’ Venice floods turn deadly

Venice has declared a state of emergency after flooding devastated the tourist hotspot and killed at least two people.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Virgin’s new cruise changes everything

Virgin’s new cruise changes everything

When Virgin Voyages much-anticipated first ship, Scarlet Lady sets sail next year she’ll be an absolute game-changer in cruising – here’s what to expect

‘Disgusting’: Passenger’s ‘dirty’ selfie

‘Disgusting’: Passenger’s ‘dirty’ selfie

A passenger’s photo on-board a plane has gone viral after she snapped a selfie showing what the person behind her was doing.

Boeing: 737 MAX to fly again in January

Boeing: 737 MAX to fly again in January

Boeing says its 737 MAX should resume commercial flights in January but the FAA has reiterated it hasn't set a time frame for ending the grounding of the plane.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Influencer in trouble over duck pic

Influencer in trouble over duck pic

A travel blogger who shares photos of a rubber duck outside iconic destinations may have taken things too far with this “offensive” image.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

How not to offend people in Bali

How not to offend people in Bali

Bali is an island steeped in tradition and unique customs. So if you want to be a thoughtful tourist, these are the rules you need to follow.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Bali holiday horror: ‘We started to go blind’

Bali holiday horror: ‘We started to go blind’

It was set to be Balinese trip of a lifetime. But within hours of enjoying the night-life, 21-year-old Brianna’s holiday turned into a nightmare.

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Craziest demands from rich travellers

Craziest demands from rich travellers

Travel “fixers” have revealed the insane feats they pulled off to please their VIP clients, from outrageous hotel room requests to hand-delivered essentials.

Disgusting truth about water on planes

Disgusting truth about water on planes

When it comes to flying, the biggest trick we are told to avoid jet lag is hydration. But a new study says you may want to think twice before drinking

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Get to Europe for less than $350

Get to Europe for less than $350

If you’re thinking of a big European holiday but you’re put off by the upcoming winter — this super low cost may be enough to change your mind

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Annual leave trick you should use in 2020

Annual leave trick you should use in 2020

Aussies can more than double their time off work next year, without exceeding their annual leave limit. Seems impossible? Here’s how to do it.

Loud lovers booted from cruise

Loud lovers booted from cruise

A German couple is suing a cruise line they allege gave them the boot on the first day of a two-week cruise for having sex too loudly.

Desperate tourists flock to death site

Desperate tourists flock to death site

This scene of tragedy that shocked the world had been strictly off-limits. Now it’s suddenly reopened — and curious tourists are desperate to get in.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

‘The worst’: Sam’s scathing Jetstar rant

‘The worst’: Sam’s scathing Jetstar rant

Sunrise host Sam Armytage has lashed out at Jetstar after enduring “the worst” flying experience on her way home from a funeral.

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