Flights from the Gold Coast to Vietnam for $129

IT’S tipped to be the next big thing for Australian travellers, Vietnam is set to become as popular as Bali and Thailand and airlines are jumping on board.

Longreach is a welcome oasis

SETTING OUT: Passengers rode inside the coach while the well-heeled rode up top in the open air.

Longreach is a welcome surprise

Qantas to ditch aircraft window shutters

The shutterless windows in the Boeing 787.

Window shutters are the source of much annoyance on planes

Dunedin's the one for family fun

Fun on the slides at Moana Pool in Dunedin.

Dunedin's fun family attractions offer plenty

Exploring quake city

New Regent St, in the Christchurch central business district, shows no signs of damage from the 2011 earthquake and has become a vibrant meeting place for residents and the city's visitors.

How do residents feel, six years after Christchurch disaster?

The beautiful capital city that we don't want to see

Perth has fallen out of favour with Aussie travellers.

When it comes to taking a holiday at home, you’re a bit of a dud.

A perfect base to explore from, right on the beach

A FOODIE'S PARADISE: Hastings St is renowned all around the globe for its variety of dining options.

How to make the most of your stay in Noosa

Mackay buoyed with sugar, mining and tourism on the rise

IT BORE the mining downturn like no other region in Australia, but in Mackay, the annual arrival of sugarcane’s green fronds promise a prosperous future fuelled by...

Australian tourism's changing face

Holiday makers were the main tourists who visited Australia in 2016.

Asian countries now Australia's main tourist source

WATCH: Elephant flings tourist into air in Thailand

A tourist finds out the hard way about trying to wash an elephant.

Woman washing elephant with a sponge in a river

Region's tourism team relocates

PROUD VOLUNTEERS: Warwick Visitor Information Centre and its knowledgeable volunteers will be more easily accessed in the new home in Warwick Town Hall.

Visitor centre makes move to Warwick Town Hall

Celebrating bush heritage in Allora

Mick Bradford prepares his heavy horse carriage to tour the Allora Showgrounds at the heritage weekend.

Heritage Weekend huge success for best little town on the Downs

Summer draws up to 10,000 to Rainbow Beach

POPULAR SPOT: Swedes Jakob Friedrich, Jakob Pettersson and Emma Andersson at Rainbow.

Australia Day is set to give Rainbow one last boost for summer.

Southern Downs camp spot set to expand

Popular Goomburra camping spot Janowen Camping and 4WD Park is set to expand following council approval.

Southern Downs camp spot set to expand

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Dunedin's Otago Museum Tropical Forest

The entrance to the Otago Museum

The Butterfly enclosure in the Otago museum is a popular part of their Discovery...

Get in the swim in Dunedin

Surfers get ready to take on the waves at St Clair beach in Dunedin.

From the Moana Pool, to the beach at St Clair, there's plenty of places to get wet...

Cadbury World in Dunedin

Cadbury World is located in the centre of Dunedin, New Zealand, at the Cadbury factory site. The visitor centre is a colourful and educational environment with chocolate-themed displays where you can learn about the history of Cadbury and chocolate through the ages. The Cadbury Tour is a must-do while in Dunedinjust look for the purple silo or follow the scent of chocolaty goodness drifting over the city.

Take a tour of the Cadbury Factory in the heart of Dunedin where every step has...

Dunedin's Blue Penguins

Blue penguins come ashore on the Otago Peninsula.

Take a look at the cutest tourist attraction - Dunedin's blue penguins as they...

Larnach Castle in Dunedin

Larnach Castle in Dunedin.

Take a walk through Dunedin's historic Larnach Castle, fully restored and open to...