Features - Asia
Night Safari, Singapore Zoo
If you’re looking for a zoo experience with a difference, Singapore’s Night Safari provides unusual nocturnal creatures and the primaeval thrill of the darkness, says Brian Johnston.
Gouger Street, Adelaide
Costume designer Mariot Kerr works all over Australia but Gouger Street, in her home town of Adelaide, suits her tastes better than any. It’s all thanks to the colourful Adelaide Central Market.
Articles - Asia
Club Med Finolhu Villas, Maldives
Experience Maldivian eco-chic villas that don’t compromise on luxury.
Electric Avenue: The neon world of Hong Kong
From Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island to traditional Mong Kok over the water in Kowloon, Hong Kong is awash with bright neon lights. The city has a history of neon sign-making that goes back more than half a century – a business which has helped define the image of the city and inspired countless filmmakers and artists over the years. Hong Kong regular Joe Mortimer finds out what’s being done to prevent it from disappearing forever.
Surry Hills, Sydney
The streets of trendy Surry Hills offer an eclectic range of great eateries and shops in a concentrated location.
On May 2, Qatar Airways begins flying to Adelaide, gateway to the wild horizons of South Australia. Writer Max Anderson takes us to Kangaroo Island – a place where nature inspires, the animals hold sway, and visitors are invited to go just a little wild...
Right on Sydney’s doorstep, the Blue Mountains – actually an eroded plateau of rugged valleys – provide World Heritage wilderness that contrasts with historic village charm.
Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lanka
One of Asia’s most historic luxury hotels recaptures its bygone allure.
Phuket family holiday treasures revealed
Having explored the streets and shorelines of Phuket with her kids in tow, long-term resident Lana Willocks offers an insider’s look at the island’s top spots for travelling families.
24 Hours in Adelaide
Adelaide’s graceful colonial-era buildings are elegantly laid out in leafy parkland beside the River Torrens, but its small-city charm can be deceiving: the capital of South Australia has a vibrant multi-ethnic population, a liking for pop-up shops and experimental festivals, and a thriving live music scene. Its inner-city laneways buzz with restaurants and cafés, while good museums prove the city’s cultural bent. This is one of Australia’s most agreeable urban destinations, made for laid-back lingering.