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Not all sand was created equal: 10 stunning coloured-sand beaches

It may be what you often see in travel brochures but your dream beach may not have sparkling white sand and azure waters. Around the world you can find sand ranging from purple to green and they are …

5 spots in Oz where it is still warm enough to swim

Winter has well and truly come to the southern states but kick off your ugg boots because there are still places here in Australia where you can enjoy a refreshing dip outdoors. These sun-soaked …

Australia's most underrated islands

With the mercury rising right across the country, there’s a good chance you’ll be joining most Australians for a bit of down time by the sea. But rather than just sticking to the same beaches …

Chilling in Hawaii: Get down to earth on the Big Island

Feeling out of touch with the spirit of life? Need to reconnect with yourself or your loved ones? One of the best places to shed the hard edges of city living and embrace the softness of nature is …

Deadly islands

Some are sealed off from any tourism at all. Most are considered dangerous.

Best island in the world

According to the 2014 survey by international travel magazine “Conde Nast Traveler,” Palawan island in the Philippines has been voted number one.

Best Aussie beaches

When you consider that Australia has 35,876km of coastline to explore,, it should go without saying that it also has some pretty impressive beaches. There are too many for us to see in one lifetime …

Baby Island: Togat Nusa Retreat

Visiting the Mentawai Islands for the first time, there was an element of surprise. Little did I realise that are were hundred's and thousand's of surfers like me, who had the same childhood dream of …

Turtle Island: Heaven is a place in the Yasawas

The engine of our 1950’s De Havilland seaplane roars like a lion as we cross the last stretch of pale blue water. Just a hundred metres more and we’ll reach Turtle Island - our exclusive Fijian …

A turtle bonanza on Heron Island

Heron Island, a coral cay on the southern Great Barrier Reef, operates according to a nature calendar and my November visit has coincided with the beginning of the turtle egg-laying season.

Resort Review: The Westin Denarau Island Resort

Fiji is my favourite family holiday destination. Our close neighbour is often mistakenly over-looked by many Australian travelers for the traditional Bali and Thai beach side destinations.

Resort Review: Wadigi Island Paradise Fiji

Nothing could prepare me for my first year of fatherhood: the sleepless nights, the fumbling with dirty nappies and the emergence of grey hair that seemed to multiply exponentially since the little …