Aussie backpackers kidnapped at gunpoint in Guatemala

TWO young Australian backpackers have told their horror account of being kidnapped, assaulted and robbed at gunpoint while travelling through Guatemala.

Qantas non-stop to London flights go on sale today

It’s the flight Aussies have been waiting to book.

Great Barrier Reef now has its own waterslide

Sunlover Cruises' new two-storey reef pontoon that sports a water slide and will be placed at Moore Reef. PICTURE: STEWART McLEAN

Sunlover Reef Cruises launches $4m facility near Cairns

Could this be Australia's biggest rollercoaster?

New roller coaster under construction at Movie World. Picture: Richard Gosling

Speculation Movie World ride could be first hypercoaster built Down Under

Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

HERE TO HELP: Women in Harmony music director Elaine Coates (right) will travel to Uganda later this year to work with the African Children's Choir. Former members of the choir travelled to Toowoomba to perform last year incuding Elizabeth Panga (left) and tour manager Abraham Kiyingi.

A Toowoomba woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime

Here's the A, B, sea for first-time voyagers

GET YOUR SEA LEGS: Four things first-time cruisers should know before stepping foot on board.

Four things you need to know before stepping on a cruise ship

New features on cruise ship a hit with the kids

SLIP, SLIDE AWAY: The installation of a waterslide was part of a major refurbishment of P&O Pacific Dawn.

One cruise ship turns the idea of high and dry on its head

How would you cope having numerous wives?

Julius in a Maasai hut built by one of the village women.

The traditional life of a Maasai man

Man dragged from plane gets apology

The woman was believed to be travelling alone on a transatlantic United Airlines flight from Heathrow

United Airlines have now apologised to a man dragged from their plane because of...

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Game of Thrones landmark destroyed

Maltese landmark destroyed by storm.

Malta's iconic Azure Window rock formation collapses in storm.

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Discover the reef in luxury

Crabs and other wildlife are abundant on Sudbury Cay off Sudbury Reef.

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef

Amazing hotel

Head to UP and treat yourself to a cocktail.

Tryp transcends the hotel label.

Show goes on at Rydges

Rydges in South Bank.

Rydges in South Bank is a stone's throw from Brisbane's theatre district.

Brisbane becomes chic

The Mantra on Mary.

Check out what is on offer in Brisbane City

Queenstown shot on new Lumix GH5

The Lumix GH5 put to the test in New Zealand.

The Lord of the Rings put areas around Queenstown, New Zealand on the map. It was...

Mexico on show

QLD140317MAYA2: The Riviera Maya area in Mexico has much to offer if you move outside the usual tourist areas. The Mayan ruins at Tulum are perched on a cliff above the Caribbean.

Get off the beaten track for the best of Mexico.