I'll start with the Cook Islands, a little-known (at least to most Americans) island chain with 15 don't-blink-or-you'll-miss them blips of land spread out over 756,000-square-miles of the South Pacific, most of which is protected as a marine park.
These numbers don't necessarily mean that travel to Europe has become incredibly cheap -- food and transportation continue
Air Nauru, aka Our Airline, operates flights from Brisbane, Australia on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, though that's
BORA BORA - It began with a personal letter from the long-ago best-selling author James Michener a letter I still hold dear
"Outside the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, this has the potential to be among the biggest tourist attractions in the state
With more than 10,000 beaches around its shores, Australia leads the way when it comes to incredible sand and surf. Some
The city's offerings extend far beyond fancy white-tablecloth dining and Vegemite sammies. I grew up in Sydney, and although I've been living abroad for years, with each visit back home I'm pleased to witness an increasingly diverse and cosmopolitan foodscape that celebrates authentic, global cuisine on an everyman budget.
Over the centuries the Marquesas' allure has proven particularly compelling to adventurers, artists, musicians and writers.
CAPE OTWAY, Australia - Cicadas act as a backdrop, an orchestral build behind the real music. If you're near water, you can
When the bridge opened in 1932, it cost only one cent to cross on horseback, writes The Daily Telegraph. Today, a trip across
"It sends a great message to all of the Queensland tourism industry that things are picking up again," said Tourism Queensland
Even if you're not a big drinker, sampling a unique local beverage can be a fun way to spice up your travels and learn something about the culture at the same time.
The Pacific nation, which has traditionally been just east of the international dateline and claimed to be the last place
On islands like Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a and the atoll of Rangiroa, the sparkling turquoise lagoon waters are even less paddled and the lush scenery virtually unspoiled.
For $90 AUS (which is about the same in American dollars), the intimate tour highlights the sights featured in the series
Here is a collection of some of the planet's most exciting liquid crystal displays.
During King Kam's glorious reign, and for centuries before him, Hawaiian royalty spent much of their time at the bay they called Kalahuipua'a, now known as Mauna Lani Bay, on the Big Island's Kohala Coast.
Looking for an authentic island escape? Here are the 10 purest, wildest and most eco-friendly islands, based on their efforts to preserve culture and ecology.
Tourist boards seem to wheel out the kayaking photos whenever they want to promote a place as an aspirational destination, often regardless of the reality on the ground.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what follows is a five thousand word essay about Megaptera Novaeangliae, one of my favorite animals.