Australia holidays

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On the new Grampians Peaks Trail: ‘I have the landscape to myself for days at a time’
Walking the entirety of Victoria’s 160km trail is a serious undertaking. On tougher sections Alexis Buxton-Collins wonders whether he’s been foolhardy

Alexis Buxton-Collins

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘You’ll get a six-pack’: a beginner’s guide to kayaking
With memories of sore arms from school camp fresh in his mind, Bertin Huynh learns how to get maximum propulsion for minimum effort

Bertin Huynh

19, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘Steering is going to be a challenge’: a beginner’s guide to river tubing
Paddle in hand, Stephanie Convery rolls on an unexpected branch of the Yarra River

Stephanie Convery

15, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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A gentle hidden gem: a visitor’s guide to the NSW far south coast
Eat oysters for breakfast or find solitude among the Martian rocks and hidden beaches – the region around Merimbula and Pambula is a different type of Australian coast

Kate Hennessy

07, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘You can learn almost instantly’: a beginner’s guide to standup paddleboarding
You’ve probably spotted Sup-ers swooshing along Australia’s waterways, even if you’ve never tried it. Cait Kelly discovers ‘valium in a water sport’

Cait Kelly

05, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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A beginner’s guide to snorkelling: ‘Slow down … you see the most amazing stuff’
An easy entry into adventure, it does not cost much to get started with snorkelling – all you need is a decent mask, a wetsuit and the right place to go

Rafqa Touma

01, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘We’re in a good paddock’: a visitor’s guide to Mollymook and Milton, Shoalhaven’s surf-and-turf twins
Endless beaches, lush farmland and the ripple effect of a certain seafood chef from Cornwall are just part of the community-minded NSW region’s story

Susan Gough Henly

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘The trick is to make yourself useful’: a beginner’s guide to sailing
Usually thought of as a rich man’s sport, you do not need to afford a yacht to sail one – the main cost is in becoming a competent crew member

Rosemary Bolger

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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How to stay chic on holiday: pack a robe and wash your undies in the sink
Caring for clothing while you’re on the road starts with strategic packing – but from there, things get much more creative

Lucianne Tonti

20, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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How to holiday across Australia this summer without an exorbitant rental car
No vehicle? No worries – it shouldn’t mean you have to hit the brakes on your getaway plans

Caitlin Cassidy

15, Dec, 2021 @1:30 AM

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Travelling interstate for Christmas? What you need to know if you have to cancel flights
The PM says we’re ‘not going back to lockdowns’ but Omicron could affect Australia’s Covid border restrictions. We look at the rules on booking changes, cancellations and refunds

Elias Visontay

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Australia exit checklist: everything you need to prepare before travelling internationally
International travel is now permitted for many in Australia, but the cost and complexity of undertaking an overseas trip is vastly different from pre-Covid times

Susan Gough Henly

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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