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Places, people and culture from around the world

Cruise review: Paddling through the Australian outback on board The Murray Princess

If you thought the Aussie interior was waterway-free, think again. South Australia’s Murray River meanders through some of the most beautiful remote landscape and historic townships in the country – and you can see it all from the deck of a paddle steamer

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Naoshima and beyond: Japan’s incredibly cool art islands

If you could only visit one more overseas destination in your lifetime, where would it be? For me, it would be the Setouchi Islands in the Seto Inland Sea. There, three innovative contemporary art sites hide amid some of the prettiest scenery in Japan

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Meet the brewers: Burleigh Brewing Company

Some may think Queensland surf-spot Burleigh Heads is an unlikely place for a brewery. But its beer is just brilliant Continue reading “Meet the brewers: Burleigh Brewing Company”

Singapore: Drive a Lamborghini around the grand-prix street circuit

Singapore’s highways swing past major attractions such as Marina Bay Sands and the giant ferris wheel that is the Singapore Flyer. So why not do the grand tour in a supercar?

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How to pitch your story idea to any editor, anywhere, (almost) any time

Want to write for magazines, newspapers or online? Here’s how

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Japan: The best little 1950s diner outside the USA

Shioya Diner in Naoshima has retro decor and a menu packed with burgers, barbecue, chilli dogs, tacos and root beer (it also has the friendliest service you’ll encounter)

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Tasmania: Why Hobart could well be the coolest city in Australia

…and why Tassie tourism operators owe the Museum of Old and New Art a big thank you

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Alberta: Road-tripping the Icefields Parkway

The Canadian Rockies are known as a winter wonderland, but when the snow melts, the wildlife puts on an awesome summer display

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Beer trend: Go the growler (or the squealer) for take-home craft draught

Enjoy small-batch craft beer at home by filling up a jug straight from the tap at your favourite brewery, bottle shop or bar

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