Enjoying a Brisbane getaway with the kids

DO something new, eat something you wouldn’t normally eat, create memories for your kids and don’t break the bank. That’s my recipe for a good holiday break.

Why Northern Rivers is the best place for whale watching

Have an experience of a lifetime whale-watching off Byron Bay.

Hervey Bay has been proclaimed as the top spot

Ever wanted to own an island? This Coast one is up for sale

ONE OF A KIND: Svendsen’s Beach retreat is one of the rarest freehold in properties in Australia.

Island on the market for the price of a block of land.

Hervey Bay declared No.1 whale spot on planet

World travel website declares Bay No. 1 whale spot on the planet.

Why MasterChef’s Matt Preston loves our Bundaberg Rum

PREMIUM RUM: Chef Matt Preston visited the Bundaberg Rum where he created Matt’s Blend.

Master Chef's Matt Preston in town to make his own rum

Reach new holiday heights in Strasbourg

The Cathedrale Notre-Dame in Strasbourg, France, is the sixth tallest church in the world.

There's more to Strasbourg than the Notre-Dame

Discover Malacca: A city that oozes history

The central town square in Malacca dates back to the 16th century. The modern mode of transport through the area is by brightly adorned rickshaws which pump out loud music.

Why 16 million tourists will visit this Malaysian city in 2016

Germany’s Black Forest takes the cake

Gutachtal, Black Forest Valley, Schwarzwald, Germany. Expansive view of the beautiful, sunny  Gutach valley with green pasture fields, houses in traditional architectural style and dark green fir tree forest. Dark blue hills rise on the horizon. Horizontal color image with copy space at top.

You should go here for more than just the black forest cake

ITALY: Where the ridiculous and sublime intertwine

We take you on a journey to find the real Italy

Mary Poppins fans go supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

LOVELY: The Cherry Ripes from Kandanga Ruby Ripe (left), and Cherry Ripe entertain the crowds at the festival on Saturday.

A spoon full of sugar makes the election go down.

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.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway

It could have been a culture shock when we left town on the Old Ghan track.

Steady as she goes

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway track

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Why Jann's happy to get the blues at Bali

Images from Nusa Lembongan and the Sari Beach hotel.

Images from Nusa Lembongan and the Sari Beach hotel.

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...

'Moses' on the mountain in Patagonia

Turner Wilson, of Brownfield, Maine in Patagonia, Chile.

Turner Wilson, 63, and his partner Cheri Perry powered through snow to get to the...

Mahout training, Chiangsaen

Elephant bath time in Northern Thailand

Navigate North Rally

RAV-4 vehicle that ran off the road after the driver went into microsleep.

Australian Spotlight Protection owner Ashley Bright took part in the 2013 Navigate...