Hotels are adapting policies and packages in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Step into the best glamping locations outside Africa.
THE PERFECT 10
Avid hikers can add these trails to their bucket lists.
WISH WE WEREN’T HERE
Our usual photograph of a beautiful destination has been replaced this week by something we never expected to see.
There’s something comforting about being surrounded by towers of books.
Tasmania’s fickle weather sets the pace on the Overland Trail.
ROOM AT THE INN
This Zambian lodge feels like some kind of wildlife wonderland.
This remote corner of the eastern Serengeti has long been renowned as a cheetah stronghold.
This Mykonos property promises a genuine connection to its idyllic site.
Conquer your fear on an ice climb in Canada.
Kokomo Private Island in Fiji is an easy place to celebrate International Day of Happiness.
The adventure involves throwing yourself off cliffs into the inhospitable North Atlantic Ocean.
The adventure filmmaker loves Nepal for its mountains and people, and India for its landscapes and cultures.
What constitutes a free hotel breakfast is a matter for debate.
This year has got off to a rough start and many of us are keeping our travel local, with good reason.
Snorkellers and kayakers can get up close with Florida’s much-loved manatees.
The abundant lakes of Tasmania’s Central Plateau present challenges for the amateur angler.
This floating luxury hotel in Edinburgh has a hard-working history of maritime service.
Dip your toe in Australia’s best waterborne adventures.
Take a trip on the historic trail of American adventurers Lewis and Clark.
A five-day sailing on this reimagined cruise ship heads to some of Western Australia’s gems.
Revel in a level of opulence experienced by royalty in the Rajasthani city of Udaipur.
There’s a big community of cat lovers in social media land, and I’m a fully fledged member.
I hope I’ve brought enough tissues. We’re about to board a bus for the Western Front.
Two heritage rail journeys are among the deals available to travellers.
The trip designer regards Jervis Bay on the NSW south coast as her spiritual home.
The corrugated iron church in Lightning Ridge is typical of the recycled style of this north-western NSW town.
The thing I’ve always loved best about hotels is room service. Just pick up the phone, or these days wrangle some sort of iPad compendium.
Luxuriate in a New Zealand lodge with a romantic history.
Australia’s best-known bridges are a mixed bag of heritage and modern treasures.
Associate Editor (Travel)
Susan Kurosawa is an award-winning travel columnist and Associate Editor of The Australian. The daughter of a foreign correspondent, she has been gallivanting since the age of three and nominates India as her favourite destination.
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