International visitor numbers have remained steady over the year to December 2009, but there are threats on the horizon for the tourism industry.March 10, 2010, 9:51 am
Winter is quiet time in the wine country of California. That makes it a very good time to visit.March 9, 2010, 12:16 pm
There's not a whole lot of sympathy out there when you return from a holiday nursing a serious case of the travel blues.March 9, 2010, 11:54 am
The gold may be gone but Ballarat has plenty of riches for the visitor.March 8, 2010, 11:03 am
The fjords and deep-cut channels of Oman's Musandam Peninsula have earned the region an unlikely nickname, the Norway of Arabia.March 7, 2010, 12:00 am
Secret rituals and secret recipes, bathing etiquette and crazy signs: some places demand a little more from their guests.March 4, 2010, 11:26 am
Glowing orange on the horizon, a herd of giant steel giraffes greets visitors as they enter Nelspruit - the roof supports for this World Cup host city's new 43,500-seat stadium.March 2, 2010, 2:50 pm
CouchSurfing.com is a website that allows you to stay with locals almost anywhere in the world for free.March 2, 2010, 1:56 pm
What's happening in Australia and around the world.March 1, 2010, 12:23 pm
I'm floating in a hot air balloon just above the treetops over Kenya's Masai Mara, one of Africa's great game reserves. It is the time of the annual Great Migration.February 27, 2010, 12:00 pm
I was on my way to find Phar Lap when I got distracted by the colossal squid at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.February 26, 2010, 3:25 pm
The volcanic island of Mauritius has a colourful history but it’s now the place to be to enjoy diving, surfing and sailing.February 25, 2010, 12:40 pm
When Dunedin's Scots settlers asked surveyor James Kettle to model the new town on their old home Edinburgh, they didn't expect to end up with the world's steepest street.February 25, 2010, 11:17 am
Fiji and yoga are two four-letter words linked by relaxation, both physical and mental.February 25, 2010, 10:44 am
Hunkering down against the wind-whipped, cloud-shrouded summit of Table Mountain, my first thought was that the bottom of Africa is pretty much the tops.February 23, 2010, 3:28 pm
It's fair to say that Libya and I didn't get off to a good start. Half-an-hour after landing at Tripoli International Airport I was tearing around the chaotic terminal, trying in vain to find my suitcase on one of the three massive luggage carousels.February 18, 2010, 11:24 am
You expect it's going to be white. But as the clouds part they reveal an unexpected, glaringly bright whiteness.February 18, 2010, 6:30 am
Still giddy from tasting Super Bowl success, New Orleans residents ratcheted up the party mood on Tuesday and put the finishing touches to their costumes for the legendary Mardi Gras.February 17, 2010, 8:43 am
In South Africa's stunning Waterberg region, there is a golfer's paradise with a difference.Our helicopter shot straight up 400m of sheer cliff face to take us to the Extreme 19th hole, which perches on top of Hanglip Mountain.February 17, 2010, 6:30 am
Full-body scanners introduced at two British airports may breach human rights, the country's equality commission has warned.February 16, 2010, 10:16 am
As a child, Africa caught Stephen Scourfield's attention; Lesotho caught his heart.
Travelling from Muscat to Nizwa and the Hajar Mountains brings echoes from the past.
Culture lives in the food of Rome, and through that comes the importance of family.
From the fishwheels of the Tr'ondek Hwech'in tribe to Call of the Wild.
From cities to agricultural lands, Stephen Scourfield is submerged in a favourite place, India.
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