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TRAVEL: 19 FEBRUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS visits Maleny and relishes the chance to get a real taste for the Sunshine Coast hinterland. MORE

ON THE GO: 17 FEBRUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include El Questro, in the stunning Kimberleys, announcing its 2018 season-opening offer. MORE

TRAVEL: 08 FEBRUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS has some sage advice for lovers of good food and wine … save some time and space for Angullong’s splendid lunch among the vines. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 FEBRUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS survives a rugged overnight train journey to thrive at Sapa in the beauty of Vietnam’s extreme north-west. MORE

ON THE GO: 06 FEBRUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include Tahiti holidays for an increasing number of active travellers looking for adventure. MORE

TRAVEL: 02 FEBRUARY 2018 | Destination: The Riverina | JOHN ROZENTALS finds plenty to like about the Italian culinary influences in Griffith and Leeton. MORE

ON THE GO: 01 FEBRUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include the Canowindra Balloon Challenge. MORE

TRAVEL: 28 JANUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS finds a half a dozen great things to do in the Central-Western NSW town of Parkes. And apologies right now. He simply had to include the Elvis Festival. MORE

ON THE GO: 28 JANUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include a new cruise tour package that combines India’s most popular attraction, the Taj Mahal, with one of the country’s most beautiful but least visited destinations, the remote State of Assam. MORE

TRAVEL: 19 JANUARY 2018 | Destination Parkes | JOHN ROZENTALS metaphorically dons his blue-suede shoes for a few days of Elvis madness in Parkes. MORE

ON THE GO: 17 JANUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include the stunning landscapes of the Kakadu, the Larapinta Trail and the Flinders Ranges. MORE

TRAVEL: 10 JANUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS survives the reconstruction of Sydney, while staying at one of its classiest hotels and enjoying a pre-show dinner at much more than a pub. MORE

ON THE GO: 06 JANUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include a time extension for Bruce Munro’s immersive installation, Field of Light Uluru. MORE

ON THE GO: 02 JANUARY 2018 | Latest deals & news include visiting the mouth of the Murray at the Coorong. MORE

TRAVEL: 01 JANUARY 2018 | JOHN ROZENTALS reflects on the legacy of Benjamin Boyd, one of the country’s most ambitious entrepreneurs. MORE

ON THE GO: 28 DECEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include Humpback whale-interaction tours have been given the green light to continue for the 2018 season at Western Australia’s Ningaloo region. MORE

ON THE GO: 22 DECEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include a route from the world’s most southern tip to one of the driest places on earth. MORE

TRAVEL: 18 DECEMBER 2017 | Destination Newport, Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS embraces Sydney’s “insular Peninsula” … and joins some locals in enjoying a refreshingly laid-back lifestyle. MORE

ON THE GO: 10 DECEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include more than 35 events showcasing some of Australia’s best chefs in beautiful locations around Noosa. MORE

ON THE GO: 9 DECEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include WOMADelaide, an iconic open-air festival set in Adelaide’s Botanic Park. MORE

TRAVEL: 8 DECEMBER 2017 | Destination Canberra district | JOHN ROZENTALS finds great food, some friendly animals and a very comfortable B&B on the outskirts of the nation's capital. MORE

TRAVEL: 2 DECEMBER 2017 | Destination Ipswich | JOHN ROZENTALS experiences the Ipswich district in two very different, but equally delightful, ways. MORE

ON THE GO: 1 DECEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include a new six-night cruise through the remote and rarely visited Torres Strait Islands. MORE

THE SUITE LIFE: 28 NOV 2017 — A few days at Mudgee’s The Horatio certainly opens JOHN ROZENTALS’ eyes to a completely fresh take on a truly charming country town. MORE

ON THE GO: 24 NOVEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include a cruise that combines rounds on some of world’s finest and most challenging courses with a seafaring expedition of the wilds of Canada. MORE

TRAVEL: 21 NOVEMBER 2017 | Destination NSW South Coast | JOHN ROZENTALS devours the freshest oysters he’s ever been offered. MORE

TRAVEL: 19 NOVEMBER 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS enjoys plenty of fine food and some seriously good shiraz in Victoria’s Grampians. MORE

ON THE GO: 18 NOVEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include new 'green season' cruise and accommodation offers from Kakadu Tourism. MORE

TRAVEL: 10 NOVEMBER 2017 | Destination Hunter Valley | JOHN ROZENTALS finds himself well and truly indulged about a quarter of an hour from the historic village of Wollombi. MORE

ON THE GO: 9 NOVEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include an east-to-west journey across Australia in Platinum Class aboard the Indian Pacific and a luxury voyage back to Sydney. MORE

ON THE GO: 8 NOVEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include discovering the best of South Australia with Captain Cook Cruises. MORE

TRAVEL: 30 OCTOBER 2017 | Destination Hunter Valley | JOHN ROZENTALS makes up for some long-term neglect of Wollombi, in the NSW Hunter Valley. MORE

ON THE GO: 26 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include Mantra Hotels offering price cuts on stays at more than 20 Gold Coast properties. MORE

TRAVEL: 25 OCTOBER 2017 | Destination Port Douglas | JOHN ROZENTALS bases himself at Port Douglas and finds plenty to enjoy between tropical wilderness and the ocean. MORE

TRAVEL: 25 OCTOBER 2017 | Destination Ipswich | JOHN ROZENTALS finds the Queensland city of Ipswich a surprisingly beautiful and historic destination. MORE

ON THE GO: 18 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include Grand American Adventures adding two new small-group itineraries to its Alaska portfolio for 2018. MORE

ON THE GO: 16 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include Seaside Rockingham, on the West Australian coast just south of Perth, holding its second Beach Cup horse-racing carnival. MORE

TRAVEL: 13 OCTOBER 2017 | Destination Riverina | JOHN ROZENTALS takes a step back in time for a heritage-rail excursion to the Riverina. MORE

ON THE GO: 07 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include NSW bursting with spring colour as wildflowers bloom. MORE

TRAVEL: 6 OCTOBER 2017 | Destination Lockyer Valley | JOHN ROZENTALS experiences some laid-back luxury in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley and finds a chef with real passion for local, seasonal ingredients. MORE

ON THE GO: 06 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include that it's hardly surprising that touristic rail travel is booming in NSW. MORE

ON THE GO: 04 OCTOBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include guests at Ayers Rock Resort will have the opportunity to dine in Mayu Wiru. MORE

TRAVEL: 3 OCTOBER 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS heads to the Central-West of NSW to find elegant heritage accommodation and challenging golf at Duntryleague. MORE

THE SUITE LIFE: 03 OCT 2017 — Quest Apartment Hotel — Griffith NSW — I really liked this accommodation, which is almost brand-new and could easily be used as the very model of a well organised regional hotel. MORE

ON THE GO: 26 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include a bird’s-eye view on the apple isle’s natural beauty and rugged terrain. MORE

TRAVEL: 20 SEPTEMBER 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS finds the Central West NSW town of Mudgee as charming as ever. MORE

TRAVEL: 18 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Destination Great Barrier Reef | JOHN ROZENTALS gets way from it all on Queensland’s much loved Lady Elliot Island. MORE

ON THE GO: 17 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Latest deals & news include the adults-only Seabreeze Resort Samoa is offering savings of up to $1000 per couple. MORE

TRAVEL: 12 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Destination Hunter Valley | JOHN ROZENTALS finds that The Convent is still a foodie’s paradise for those heading to the Hunter. MORE

TRAVEL: 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Destination Maryborough | The historic, slightly inland city of Maryborough was a highlight of JOHN ROZENTALS’ recent visit to Queensland’s Fraser Coast. He found plenty to do and look at. MORE

TRAVEL: 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Destination Orange | JOHN ROZENTALS previews a fortnight of wine-oriented festivities around the NSW Central Western city of Orange. MORE

ODD-BALL TOURISM: 4 SEPTEMBER 2017 | A travel companion for the incurably curious. MORE

ON THE GO: 30 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include a unique Australian New Year’s Eve on the mighty Murray River. MORE

ON THE GO: 27 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include a new, very different, way for travellers to spend their holidays in Australia. MORE

ON THE GO: 26 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include visiting the West Australian town of Northam and the surrounding Avon Valley when they will be adorned with 30 beautiful-hot air balloons. MORE

TRAVEL: 23 AUGUST 2017 | Destination Fraser Island | Queensland’s Fraser Island just happens to be the world’s largest sand island. But the hefty chunk of land provides a quite phenomenal diversity of things for day-trippers and longer-stay visitors to marvel at. JOHN ROZENTALS discovers 10 really good things to do on Fraser Island. MORE

ON THE GO: 16 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include running free during a visit to South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula. MORE

DRIVING HOLIDAYS: 14 AUGUST 2017 | The world's most thrilling road trips. MORE

TRAVEL: 12 AUGUST 2017 | Destination Hervey Bay | JOHN ROZENTALS has a whale of time watching humpbacks at Queensland’s Hervey Bay. MORE

ON THE GO: 08 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include three days sampling the best of Kangaroo Island fresh produce and wines. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 AUGUST 2017 | Destination Melbourne | JOHN ROZENTALS takes great pleasure in staying again at his favourite Melbourne hotel. MORE

ON THE GO: 07 AUGUST 2017 | Latest deals & news include Mountain Whispers offering savings of $80 on all four of its Blue Mountains B&B properties. MORE

TRAVEL: 26 JULY 2017 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS stays at the new Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport and finds catching an early-morning flight to Melbourne a breeze. MORE

ON THE GO: 24 JULY 2017 | Latest deals & news include Angullong’s Outstanding in the Vines lunch on October 14. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 JULY 2017 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS takes advantage of a spectacular Sydney day to go to Taronga Park Zoo and cruise outside the Heads for some whale watching. MORE

ON THE GO: 16 JULY 2017 | Latest deals & news include saving 25 per cent on a three-night winter package at The Retreat Port Stephens. MORE

TRAVEL: 13 JULY 2017 | Destination South Australia | JOHN ROZENTALS suggests seven really good things to do in South Australia’s Clare Valley. MORE

TRAVEL: 12 JULY 2017 | Tigerair Australia introduces Fly Carbon Neutral, offering customers the chance to reduce their carbon footprint. MORE

TRAVEL: 11 JULY 2017 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS tastes Sokyo’s delectable fare as Chase Kojima takes truffles to the culinary edge. MORE

ON THE GO: 11 JULY 2017 | Latest deals & news include Tasmania's third annual Great Eastern Wine Weekend. MORE

ON THE GO: 27 JUNE 2017 | Latest deals & news include a new four-day trip by heritage train from Sydney to the NSW Riverina region over the October long weekend. MORE

TRAVEL: 25 JUNE 2017 | Tigerair begins regular services between Melbourne and Townsville. MORE

ON THE GO: 18 JUNE 2017 | Latest deals & news include special prices on Cruise1st’s 14-night cruise/stay/fly Sydney-Singapore package. MORE

TRAVEL: 11 JUNE 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS finds that things have changed both a lot and very little in an old stomping ground. MORE

ON THE GO: 11 JUNE 2017 | Latest deals & news include saving up to $400 per couple on a range of Beyond Travel’s private tours, river cruises and rail products in India and Sri Lanka. MORE

ON THE GO: 07 JUNE 2017 | Latest deals & news include a range of packages in conjunction with Holland America’s 2018 Cuba cruises. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 JUNE 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS explores Sydney's ever-burgeoning food precincts and overindulges on a Turkish feast at Anason. MORE

TRAVEL: 06 JUNE 2017 | Tigerair Australia … two fares for the price of one. MORE

TRAVEL: 05 JUNE 2017 | Vivid visitors also spending big in the regions. MORE

TRAVEL: 05 JUNE 2017 | Spotlight … feast in the forest as Martin Place morphs into an urban jungle. MORE

TRAVEL: 01 JUNE 2017 | Destination Jugiong | JOHN ROZENTALS visits Jugiong and finds there is a future beyond the highway. MORE

ON THE GO: 31 MAY 2017 | Latest deals & news include MSC Cruises taking its concept of family-friendly cruise holidays to a new level. MORE

TRAVEL: 31 MAY 2017 | Destination Blue Mountains | JOHN ROZENTALS catches a classic set of wheels and stays at Blackheath accommodation that is literally all view. MORE

ON THE GO: 30 MAY 2017 | Latest deals & news include the NSW Government beginning an initiative to develop wilderness fishing opportunities via an eco-hut program. MORE

TRAVEL: 27 MAY 2017 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS attends the opening of Sydney's hugely successful Vivid festival ... and finds lights and action aplenty. MORE

ON THE GO: 18 MAY 2017 | Latest deals & news include World Expeditions has added a self-guided trek in the Everest region. MORE

TRAVEL: 18 MAY 2017 | Destination Southern NSW | JOHN ROZENTALS finds some old memories near Barwang ... and is knocked out by the Cowra Japanese Gardens. MORE

ON THE GO: 18 MAY 2017 | Latest deals & news include QT Melbourne taking to the skies with a hot-air-balloon package in collaboration with Global Ballooning Australia. MORE

TRAVEL: 12 MAY 2017 | Tigerair’s return-for-$1 sale. MORE

TRAVEL: 05 MAY 2017 | Destination Oberon | JOHN ROZENTALS takes in a legendary Australian headline act while visiting one of the country's great gardens. MORE

TRAVEL: 05 MAY 2017 | Tigerair Australia supports Whitsunday tourism efforts as region bounces back from effects of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. MORE

TRAVEL: 04 MAY 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers a heap about Sydney's past ... and finds a very comfortable room to sleep in. MORE

ON THE GO: 04 MAY 2017 | Latest deals & news include booking a Captain Cook Fijian cruise on board the Reef Endeavour and bringing a friend with you for half price. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 APRIL 2017 | Destination Accommodation with Heart and Soul | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers some accommodation where the owners have invested their personalities. MORE

ON THE GO: 23 APRIL 2017 | Latest deals & news include the opportunity to win one of eight Canon EOS M3 Single-Lens kits. MORE

TRAVEL: 21 APRIL 2017 | Destination Tigerair | JOHN ROZENTALS finds plenty to like about flying with Tigerair. MORE

ON THE GO: 19 APRIL 2017 | Latest deals & news include guests at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort having access to a special three-day entry pass to the recently renovated Kula Wild Adventure Park. MORE

TRAVEL: 16 APRIL 2017 | Destination Lake Macquarie | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers seven really good things to do at Lake Macquarie. MORE

ON THE GO: 15 APRIL 2017 | Latest deals & news include soaking up some tropical sunshine in French Polynesia’s most idyllic destinations. MORE

ON THE GO: 14 APRIL 2017 | Latest deals & news include Abercrombie & Kent releasing its first small-group journey to New Zealand. MORE

TRAVEL: 13 APRIL 2017 | Destination The Ghan | JOHN ROZENTALS takes a trip on one of the great railway journeys of the world. MORE

TRAVEL: 13 APRIL 2017 | Destination Blue Mountains | JOHN ROZENTALS spends an indulgent weekend with the Escarpment Group in the Blue Mountains. MORE

ON THE GO: 11 APRIL 2017 | Latest deals & news include gettng to Canberra for the Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 MARCH 2017 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS enjoys a long lunch on one of the great waterways of the world. MORE

ON THE GO: 24 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include staying five nights in an ocean-view studio apartment at Fiji’s First Landing Beach Resort & Villas and paying from $555 per person twin-share. MORE

TRAVEL: 23 MARCH 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS reports that he is well used to quality in the NSW Southern Highlands. MORE

TRAVEL: 17 MARCH 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS finds 10 really good things to do on Phillip Island. MORE

ON THE GO: 17 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas. MORE

ON THE GO: 14 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include savings on two self-guided bike-and-barge trips along the Danube River for bookings made by March 31. MORE

ON THE GO: 12 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include saving up to $4800 per couple on Abercrombie & Kent’s 10-Day ‘Wonders of Chile’ journey. MORE

TRAVEL: 10 MARCH 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS finds some really comfortable accommodation just across the road from where he slaved in student days. MORE

ON THE GO: 09 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include self-guided walking tour through unspoilt hill country in northern Croatia. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 MARCH 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS reports on a couple who have restored an essential piece of Southern Highlands history and turned it into a marvellous B&B. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 MARCH 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS reports on seven great things to do in Adelaide. MORE

ON THE GO: 07 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include a four-night stay in Lizard Island’s exclusive Pavilion. MORE

ON THE GO: 02 MARCH 2017 | Latest deals & news include one of the most popular spots for a short break is the NSW South Coast. MORE

ON THE GO: 28 FEBRUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include a special seven-night ‘Captain Cook Cruises Anzac Cruise’. MORE

ON THE GO: 24 FEBRUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include Tigerair specials on Melbourne-Townsville flights. MORE

TRAVEL: 23 FEBRUARY 2017 | JOHN ROZENTALS spends four days on the Murray ... and gets an inkling for what this mighty Australian river is all about. MORE

ON THE GO: 14 FEBRUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include a 2017 Queensland full of weird and wonderful festivals. MORE

ON THE GO: 10 FEBRUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include one-way relocation specials for brand-new motorhomes coming off Cruise America’s production lines in Chicago, Los Angeles and Toronto. MORE

TRAVEL: 06 FEBRUARY 2017 | DESTINATION: NSW Southern Highlands | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers a cerebral, gastronomic and aesthetic combination in the NSW Southern Highlands. MORE

TRAVEL: 29 JANUARY 2017 | DESTINATION: Coonawarra | JOHN ROZENTALS finds plenty of time in South Australia's Coonawarra to taste some of the world's finest red wines. MORE

ON THE GO: 29 JANUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include a 2017 full of the weird and wonderful festivals in Queensland. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 JANUARY 2017 | Destination Tasmania | JOHN ROZENTALS takes a stunning drive along Tasmania's beautiful East Coast. MORE

ON THE GO: 13 JANUARY 2017 | Latest deals & news include an eight-day coastal voyage along the coast of Iceland. MORE

TRAVEL: 16 DECEMBER 2016 | Exclusive seats for Sydney’s spectacular fireworks ... the best show in town. MORE

ON THE GO: 02 DECEMBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include a midweek special at The Retreat Port Stephens. MORE

TRAVEL: 29 NOVEMBER 2016 | Melbourne … making sense of a collection of villages. MORE

ON THE GO: 28 NOVEMBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include booking a summer escape at the Whitsundays’ Daydream Island Resort and Spa and staying four nights for the price of two. MORE

TRAVEL: 28 NOVEMBER 2016 | Destination Tasmania | JOHN ROZENTALS revisits some favourite Hobart dining haunts and reports that's all well on the tooth in Australia's southernmost metropolis. MORE

TRAVEL: 25 NOVEMBER 2016 | Destination NSW South Coast | JOHN ROZENTALS finds a tranquil spot between Ulladulla and Batemans Bay. MORE

ON THE GO: 25 NOVEMBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include the opening for diving of the Navy Pier, at Exmouth on Western Australia’s Coral Coast. MORE

TRAVEL: 23 NOVEMBER 2016 | Hot August Nights with Neil Diamond on board the Murray Princess. MORE

TRAVEL: 22 NOVEMBER 2016 | Destination Singapore | JOHN ROZENTALS takes a bus on a culinary adventure and spends an evening eating like a Singapore local. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 OCTOBER 2016 | Destination Tasmania | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers that getting to Australia's island state can be very much part of the holiday experience. MORE

ON THE GO: 16 OCTOBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include a discount at Crown Lanta Resort & Spa, on the island of Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. MORE

TRAVEL: 16 OCTOBER 2016 | Destination Vietnam | JOHN ROZENTALS undertakes a journey to Sapa ... land of rugged beauty in Vietnam's north-west. MORE

ON THE GO: 12 OCTOBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include Cruise1st's nine-night exploration of South-East Asia on a fly-stay-and-cruise holiday. MORE

TRAVEL: 09 OCTOBER 2016 | Destination Tasmania | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers that paradise exists ... and it's at Lemonthyme, in the wilderness of Central Tasmania. MORE

TRAVEL: 03 OCTOBER 2016 | Destination Tasmania | JOHN ROZENTALS discovers 10 really good things to do on Tasmania's West Coast. MORE

ON THE GO: 03 OCTOBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include On Foot Holidays self-guided, seven-night, inn-to-inn walk in the Catalan region of La Garrotxa in Spain. MORE

TRAVEL: 29 SEPTEMBER 2016 | Plan 52 perfect weekends in the world's tastiest destinations. MORE

ON THE GO: 26 SEPTEMBER 2016 | Latest deals & news include archaeological tour specialist Peter Sommer Travels irst tours in Britain. MORE

TRAVEL: 26 SEPTEMBER 2016 | Destination Sydney | JOHN ROZENTALS ventures back to the Sydney suburb of Chippendale ... and finds a very different world to the one in which he worked so many years ago. MORE

TRAVEL: 15 AUGUST 2016 | JOHN ROZENTALS has a fine time strolling Parklands' former fairways. MORE

FEATURE: 18 JULY 2016 | Ten really good things to do in White Cliffs and Wilcannia. MORE

FEATURE: 07 JUNE 2016 | Vivid Sydney ... the little festival that grew into the world's largest explosion of light, music and ideas. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Abercrombie & Kent’s 2017 collection of cruise tours. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Abercrombie & Kent’s 2017 collection of cruise tours. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Royal Caribbean International offering four new cruises next January and February out of Sydney. MORE

FEATURE: Take time to drive the Great Western Highway ... a dozen fine places to stop. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include free flights to Lord Howe Island’s Capella Lodge. MORE

JOHN'S TRAVEL BLOG: A day of absolutely sheer indulgence in the Southern Highlands. MORE

JOHN'S TRAVEL BLOG: Taking a few steps back in time at The Robertson Hotel. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include a visit to South Australia’s idyllic Kangaroo Island. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include a program of kayak and whale-watching tours in Baja California. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Cruise Express’s 26-day ‘Treasures of the Orient and China’. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include a wine-themed cruise to New Zealand in April next year aboard Celebrity Solstice. MORE

AIRLINES: Tigerair Australia’s latest sale offers customers the chance to snap up a bargain airfare. MORE

AIRLINES: Tigerair’s inaugural Bali flights take off today. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include the reopening of one of Australia’s greatest bushwalks, the Overland Track in the Tasmanian World Heritage wilderness. MORE

THE SUITE LIFE: John Rozentals tries out Melbourne's Victoria Hotel and finds a splendid location right in the heart of the city. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include getting into your ’60s, ’70s and ’80s grooves on Captain Cook's inaugural Murray River music cruise. MORE

THE SUITE LIFE: QT Sydney — slick inner-city hotel with a huge difference but also the mod-cons. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include the much anticipated, cliff-hugging Three Capes Track in southern Tasmania. MORE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS: John Rozentals is awe-struck by the phoenix-like resurgence of the Hydro Majestic. MORE MELBOURNE ACCOMMODATION: The Jasper is game-on for Melbourne visitors with a sense of fun and adventure. MORE

ANTARCTICA: John Rozentals heads south ... very south indeed ... to ring in the New Year. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include holistic natural therapies on Norfolk Island. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include a 20-night fly-and-cruise holiday that starts with a flight to Shanghai. MORE ADELAIDE: John Rozentals thoroughly enjoys a reintroduction to Adelaide Central Market and his first stay in beachside Glenelg. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include enjoying the Top End’s ‘green season’ with specials at Kakadu National Park. MORE PORT STEPHENS: A leisurely few hours aboard Australia's only genuine Chinese junk. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Cruise1st’s 10-night voyage from Singapore to Tokyo on board Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include an indulgent four-day ‘Sydney Rocks’ Christmas cruise on board True North. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include A&K's new, hosted small-group journey in November next year to Turkey. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include sailing the waters of Port Stephens aboard Shaolin, an authentic three-masted Chinese junk. MORE

EXCESS BAGGAGE: Africa ... a fresh reason to be in the pink. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include two new wellness packages at The Peninsula Bangkok Spa. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Worldwide Cruise Centres’ 17-day ‘Glaciers and the Great Bear Rainforest’ package next May. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include experiencing the real Africa with Bench International’s volunteer program. MORE

EXCESS BAGGAGE: MSC really does know how to stretch things. It's increasing the length of Armonia and three other ships by 24 metres. MORE SPECIAL: Fly between the east coast and South Australia in November and December with Tigerair fares from $39. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Backyard Travel's five-night tour to the mountainous Chinese province of Sichuan. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include physics geek Dr Karl Kruszelnicki hosting a voyage to witness the spectacular Aurora Borealis. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Cruise Express's combination of voyages in the Mediterranean and north to Iceland and Norway. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include taking an epic 180-day world cruise visiting 92 ports in 45 countries. MORE

SPECIAL: Give dad a break this Father’s Day with Tigerair’s two-for-one sale. MORE EXCESS BAGGAGE: The most dubious of welcomes ... say no more, but obviously keep out a wary eye on Hawaii's Big Island. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include saving up to $1000 per couple when booking an Active Travel Arctic expedition voyage. MORE MELBOURNE: The city's Docklands precinct remains an enigmatic one. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include an extended three-night journey between Darwin and Adelaide on the Ghan. MORE EXCESS BAGGAGE: The Love Boat cast play godparents to Princess Cruises new ship. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include MasterChef winner Julie Goodwin will host her third four-night Murray River voyage with Captain Cook. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include getting beneath the skin of exotic cultures with Nomad Secrets, a new Australian luxury tour company. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Silversea’s 115-day epic world cruise on board the all-suite Silver Whisper. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Beyond Travel's four-day Prague Christmas markets itinerary. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include a winter getaway special at Broome’s Blue Seas Resort with Broome and The Kimberley Holidays. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include treat the family to a five-night escape on Fiji’s Castaway Island. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include visiting Canada’s great outdoors and Alaska’s dramatic wilderness. MORE SPECIALS: 'Get packing' with Tiger Air's half-price checked-baggage sale. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include an indulgent two-night Winter Warmer package at Emirates Wolgan Valley. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include cruising through fields of poppies on La Belle Epoque. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Papua New Guinea adventures aboard boutique vessel True North. MORE SPECIALS: Tigerair Australia has put all of its domestic routes on a two-for-one sale. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include Kakadu Tourism's new series of holiday programs. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals include combining exhilarating walking and fine food on Lord Howe Island. MORE

ON THE GO: Tahiti’s freighter cruise line Aranui has added Bora Bora in the Society Islands to its 2015 program. Plus other deals and news. MORE ON THE GO: Ring in 2015 at one of the world’s biggest New Year parties, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. Plus other deals and news. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals include the most remote and unspoiled islands in French Polynesia. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals include the inaugural Bootcamp Weekend at The Retreat Port Stephens. MORE

ON THE GO: Cruise Abroad has combined three of CroisiEurope’s French river cruises into a 28-day ‘Viva La France’ itinerary. Plus other deals and news. MORE ON THE GO: The Sunshine Coast’s Easter line-up includes the Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival. Plus other deals and news. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest briefs and deals include a two-day ‘Autumn Pause’ retreat at Barnbougle Spa in north-eastern Tasmania. MORE ON THE GO: Latest deals include breaking that long-haul flight to or from Europe with a one-to-four-night Creative Holidays stopover in Abu Dhabi. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest briefs and deals include saving $200 per person on China and Vietnam tours during Helen Wong’s Tours Year of the Horse sale. MORE ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include Explore Worldwide's new nine-day bicycle tour of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. MORE

THE BALTICS: Walk back in time, with the eyes of Lenin and Stalin watching your every move, in Lithuania's Grutas Park. MORE ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a new look for Ibis Budget. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include joining Luke Nguyen on two 20-day APT tours to Vietnam & Cambodia. MORE ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include two Gallipoli tours coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landing next year. MORE

STRUTH: In Peru they obviously treat getting on the national drink pisco — a type of grape brandy — pretty seriously. MORE ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include celebrations in Warwickshire for Shakespeare's 450th birthday. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a free-of-charge motorhome in the US. MORE STRUTH: Designers in America are working on plans for a ship that would be 1.3-kilometres long. MORE

BLUE MOUNTAINS: John Rozentals visits the Blue Mountains and takes a trip back to the 1920s. MORE ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a one-off private tour with Bench from Kilimanjaro to the Victoria Falls. MORE

STRUTH: An amazing 760,000 people cruised into and out of Australian ports in 2013, putting us at number five in the world’s cruise-market areas. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include flying free from Australia for selected APT 2015 European river cruises. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include indulging yourself in an amber jewellery shopping spree in the Baltic States and Poland. MORE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS: Celebrate the opulent era when Australia’s first tourist destination kicked up its heels for a decade-long party. MORE

MELBOURNE: John Rozentals finds Melbourne’s new budget hotel accommodation both well located and excellent value. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include Cruise Abroad’s 35-day The Grand Rivers of Continental Europe package. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a new life for Melbourne's art Adelphi Hotel. MORE

THE NULLARBOR: John Rozentals takes a roller-coaster ride across the flattest place on Earth. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals include Wendy Wu Tours' new fully inclusive 14-day Cultural Northern Discovery itinerary in its Sri Lankan portfolio. MORE

THAILAND: Nearly 10 years after the devastating Boxing Day tsunami, John Rozentals visits the resilient and beautiful beachside area of Khaolac. MORE

KOREA: Korea's specialty food streets lure foreign visitors. MORE

PORT STEPHENS: John Rozentals travels just up the road from Newcastle to enjoy the diversity of Port Stephens. MORE

HANOI: John Rozentals has a passionate love affair in Hanoi — with the city itself, with the teeming flow of life it supports, and with the food. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a new high-end Moscow & St Petersburg package. MORE

PERTH: The first Australian capital city to give people free blanket wifi internet access across its CBD. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include a mid-week romantic getaway at various Spicers Retreats. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include Cruise Express offering its longest-ever cruise package. MORE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS: It really should be business as usual, reports John Rozentals. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include new World Expedition adventures to Antarctica, The Arctic and Russia. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals include Cruise Express's voyage from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to Sydney Harbour Bridge. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest travel briefs and deals include taking the slow road from London to Paris via the Channel Islands. MORE

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: John Rozentals spends a couple of invigorating days at Bundanoon, on the edge of Morton National Park. MORE

THE MEDITERRANEAN: John Rozentals spends a week cruising the original 'Middle Earth' on MSC’s Magnifica and enjoying the Italian line’s legendary hospitality. MORE