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SPONSORED | Enjoy this glorious Murray River town this long weekend with the whole family.
Chart your own course: why going solo is the hottest at-sea trend right now
Solo travel is changing the world of cruising, one passenger at a time.
Kristie Kellahan
Chart your own course: why going solo is the hottest at-sea trend right now
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Fast Cover's Our Cruise Travel Insurance helps seniors take to the seas with confidence. Picture supplied
Backyard bliss on a mega ship: why you should do an Australian cruise
Exploring your own country as part of a cruise can be a hassle-free experience.
Akash Arora
Majestic Princess in Sydney.
10 most common mistakes cruisers make - and how you can avoid them
From late arrivals to last-minute shopping sprees, we have you covered.
Kristie Kellahan
The Pacific Explorer on the day it arrived at the new Brisbane International Cruise Terminal in June 2022. Picture by James Morgan
PS Marion's long legacy with the Murray River still revered
One of the world's longest-running passenger-carrying paddle steamers can be enjoyed right here in Australia.
Anthony Caggiano
Steam engineer Dave Broadbent and fireman Trevor Hill aboard the PS Marion. Picture supplied
Enjoy the best of train and cruise liner travel on your next holiday
See more in comfort with a combined train and ocean liner holiday.
Staff Reporter
Travellers aboard The Ghan take in the view of the Red Centre from the comfort of their cabin. Picture supplied by Holidays of Australia.
Sail to a rarely-visited corner of French Polynesia
Enjoy one of the few remaining cargo cruise experiences.
John Piggott
Tubuai islanders greet passengers from Aranui 5 with flowers. Picture by Lionel Gouverneur
Mandatory pre-book camping system for state-run campgrounds
Isabel Bird
Some of the best: 'Aussie towns of year' according to leading travel app
Travel app Wotif has named its 2024 Aussie towns of the year.
Rowan Cowley
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Bendigo has been named Aussie Town of the Year by travel app Wotif. Photo courtesy of City of Greater Bendigo
Keep the autumn blues at bay with a tiny cabin getaway
These luxurious getaway spots will beat the post-summer blues.
Aurora Summit, Yarranbella (Mid-North Coast). Picture supplied
Review: Hawaiian Airlines' flight between Sydney and Honolulu.
Caden Helmers
Checkpoint wow: Border crossings with a difference
Passing from one country to another can be an adventure, too.
Michael Turtle
The Andean border between Chile and Argentina.
Travel New Zealand this Festive Season with Grand Pacific Tours
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 In Queenstown, experience the vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Picture supplied
See more in comfort with a combined train and ocean liner holiday.
Staff Reporter
All aboard for a senior-friendly, ex-Southern Aurora rail tour
Join Vintage Rail Journeys for tours aboard a sleeping train.
John Piggott
Vintage Rail Journeys owners Simon Mitchell and Danielle Smith. Picture supplied by Vintage Rail Journeys.
Gulf road/rail adventure ready and rolling
This nine-day Gulf Savannah Tour beckons train lovers and fans of the outback.
Staff Reporter
Cobbold Gorge is very different from other ravines due to its extreme narrowness - it's just two metres wide in places - and spectacular 30-metre walls. Picture supplied
All aboard for a great Canada/US adventure
Death Valley, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, High Sierra just some of the sites on new tours.
Staff Reporter
Roaring Camp's Redwood Forest Steam Train in California, USA. Picture supplied

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