Melbourne Zoo's new baby elephant is about to get a name and it will be along the lines of a flower.February 16, 2010, 9:23 am
San Francisco Airport is about to mount a major campaign in Australia to urge people to use it as an American gateway rather than Los Angeles Airport.February 15, 2010, 7:24 am
International tourism will surpass one billion travellers for the first time this year, a United Nations report says.February 9, 2010, 6:50 am
After the Portuguese, the Dutch, the French and the British had had a go, the glitterati arrived to stake a claim on Mauritius.February 8, 2010, 8:28 am
Like millions of other travellers, my only visit to Dubai had been in transit.February 8, 2010, 6:10 am
An old fellow named Brutus has been very good to the Bowman family at their Humpty Doo tourism operation on the Northern Territory's magnificent Adelaide River.February 5, 2010, 6:00 am
If there is an art to correctly tying a sheyla, the traditional Arabic headscarf worn by Muslim women, then I do not possess it.February 3, 2010, 11:06 am
More than 1.9 million tourists visited Lebanon in 2009, the highest number of visitors to the mountainous Arab nation ever.February 1, 2010, 10:18 am
The Larapinta Trail, the Northern Territory's spectacular long-distance walking track, is only six years old but is fast becoming an Australian classic. The 242km Larapinta ("salty river" in the local Arrernte language) is not a household name but, for the adventurous walker, it remains a great wilderness experience.January 28, 2010, 1:27 pm
Samoa is back on the radar among Aussie travellers just four months after a devastating tsunami claimed the lives of 143 people, a travel agent says.January 28, 2010, 6:46 am
'I must tell you something," said Musallam Hassan almost as soon I had stepped out of arrivals at Salalah International Airport.January 28, 2010, 6:30 am
Give me a camel burger in the MacDonnells over the golden arches in the big smoke any day.January 26, 2010, 10:47 am
Luxor is set to become one of the world's biggest open-air museums when a multi-million-dollar project to restore the "Sphinx Alley" is complete in March, Luxor governor Samir Farag says.January 25, 2010, 6:30 am
The United States is home to many of the world's best known national parks. Gary Hartree took a tour of eight of them, discovering why they are such a magnet to millions of tourists from around the globe.January 25, 2010, 6:30 am
It's a strange way to inaugurate a new tourist attraction: strip away the valuables, load it with explosives and condemn it to a watery grave in some of Australia's most treacherous waters.January 22, 2010, 11:11 am
On a late Sunday night, I was the only one dining at Shaboo, probably the most expensive restaurant in the US.January 21, 2010, 11:07 am
I've been fascinated by the vast southern continent since my schooldays when required reading included Douglas Stewart's The Fire on the Snow, a dramatised version of Scott's Antarctic expedition.January 21, 2010, 6:00 am
The exhilaration of seeing your national team score, the anticipation of penalty shootouts, the heartbreak and ecstasy when only one team lifts the trophy.January 19, 2010, 6:00 am
Every few years my sister and I travel to Minnesota for a family reunion and some retail therapy.January 18, 2010, 8:30 am
Paul MacLeod is a perpetually caffeinated Elvis fanatic who's taking care of business 24-hours-a-day at the home he calls Graceland Too.January 16, 2010, 8:00 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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