Mid-air terror for Warwick journo

AFTER travelling around the world and exploring different cities in four countries, I was elated with the experience but itching to get home.

We asked: Where do the travel experts go on holidays?

The Barossa Valley in all its incredible glory. Photo credit: Ben Goode

EVER wondered where the travel experts go on holidays? We have!

'How gorillas changed my life'

Annette Henderson lived and worked with gorillas in the African jungle for more than a year and has written a book about her amazing experience.

Author shares her unbelieveable tale of life deep in the jungle

Hidden gem: Traditional farming in the the Netherlands

Traditional Limburg-style homes are on show at Nonke Buusjke in the Netherlands.

This farm uses techniques that are thousands of years-old

Travel: No one sleeps when the white lion hunts for a mate

A handsome beast: the male white lion.

We heard the lion long before we saw him

Travel: Brisbane offers up lots to do this spring

STAY AND PLAY: Blanc de Blanc was one of many great events taking place in different venues across Brisbane during the next few months.

Brisbane now a worthy competitor to its southern sisters

Swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth.

The hardest part about this Cape adventure is leaving.

Why we're the top spot for mobile tourists

Mobile tourists spent nearly six million nights in Northern NSW last financial year.

Rides for Sunshine Coast's new $400m water park revealed

VISION: Some of the future visions for the $400 million Sunshine Coast water park and active sporting facility.

Latest step towards new $400m Sunshine Coast water park revealed

Why we're the top spot for mobile tourists

Caravanners and campers spend an average $152 a night in our region.

Our region is the top spot for caravanners and campers in the state.

130 years of history on show at iconic railway station

The historic Tenterfield Railway Station.

This station is a "superb example of Victorian Gothic architecture”

11 beautiful roads on the Northern Rivers

Beautiful roads: Coolamon Scenic Dr from Ocean Shores to Mullumbimby.

From spectacular ocean views to quaint country scenery

Two dead in Bali explosion aboard 'Australian-made' boat

 A tourist fast boat, Gili Cat 2, exploded after departing from Padang Bai port heading for the nearby holiday island of Gili Trawangan. According to authorities, one tourist was killed and at least 20 foreigners were injured in the incident.

All 35 passengers on board were foreigners.

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

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway

It could have been a culture shock when we left town on the Old Ghan track.

Steady as she goes

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway track

Stalking trout in New England

Some of the beautiful scenery encountered by photographer David Nielsen and his father Ian Nielsen in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Hooking in to the fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands.

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Why Jann's happy to get the blues at Bali

Images from Nusa Lembongan and the Sari Beach hotel.

Images from Nusa Lembongan and the Sari Beach hotel.

Luxury camping

Camping TrailBlaza Sola Fridge. Photo Doug Eaton / The Northern Star

Campers take the "rough" out of "roughing it".

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...