Life on board is cruisy

Cruising the South Pacific allows family fun times and education to boot.

Myanmar has diversity down to a tea

BALANCING ACT: A fisherman at work on Lake Inle in Myanmar.

Country has many contrasts, often best admired with a warm drink.

MP's grand plan for Mackay, Whitsunday's tourist market

Whitsuday MP Jason Costigan is proposing a tourist drive that takes in Kinchant, Teemburra, Eungella and Peter Faust dams and the proposed Urannah dam.

Bid to create tourist drive linking dams in Mackay hinterland.

Australia Day: Why we should holiday at home this year

Noosa National Park ticks all the boxes for a travel experience for Aussies.

Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast among top destinations for short breaks

Tourists take up the challenge in Fiji

The new playground behind the new kindergarten and, top right, the new meeting bure and, right, Conua District schoolkids at the opening of the kindy.

Schoolkids benefit from generous acts of tourists

Woman stocks library to fulfil husband's dream

Jennifer McDaniel in the new library.

Late husband's love of books lives on

The ultimate squeeze

Ashley Seiler and Megan Sheehan's troopy in Lonquimay.

How do two people live in a troopy for a year?

Visitor cap may not fit all in Noosa says business leader

A NOOSA business leader and lifesaver who watches over packed local beaches said Noosa needs to be welcoming to all visitors.

Farmers turn to 'Airbnb for campers' for their survival

Calvert farmer Dave Colgan is looking at joining Youcamp to boost his income.

"There aren't many who are able to make a go of it just farming"

Top 11 places to cool off in Gladstone when the heatwave hits

Aerial View of South End (bottom) and Facing Island. Gladstone. Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

REVEALED: What Coast wants in an international airport

Sunshine Coast business people share their views on what's needed

Scenic tourist flight ends in tragedy, one dead, three injured

HORROR CRASH: Experienced pilot Les Woodall was seriously injured todays plane crash at Middle Island.

Investigation launched into fatal plane crash.

Noosa revels in 30% tourism revenue boost

Tourists enjoying the hospitality on Hastings St, Noosa Heads.

Tourist industry is finding economic growth is a numbers game

Dreamworld is no 'ghost town' as crowds return

Dreamworld is no ghost town say readers.

WE reported prices were slashed but still the crowds didn't come

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.

Soccer

Crew from the Pacific Jewell P and O cruise ship took on Meteors in a soccer friendly today

Some soccer action and pep talk from Pacific Jewell's Odean Reneel.

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

Panama in pictures

Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Leaping dolphins and a beach of starfish await travellers to this island...

Company recovers after cyclone

The Tanna Coffee outlet at Port Vila, Vanuatu, was once the first Catholic church on the island.

A Vanuatu coffee company is slowly expanding following Cyclone Pam.

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.