Traveller detained, told NZ is part of Australia

A TRAVELLER was detained in Kazakhstan after immigration officials refused to acknowledge her Kiwi passport, telling her New Zealand was a state of Australia.

Find plenty of attractions in Mackay

Cape Hillsborough at dawn.

Check out some of this north Queensland town's best attractions.

How to travel Australia without robbing a bank

Beautiful Greens Pool, Denmark, Western Australia

It's the great Australian dream here's how it can be yours

Gold Coast turns on a family theme

Surfers Paradise is the ideal family getaway.

Slow down on the glitter strip

how to satisfy their warring

Relax and spa concept. Woman with a flower in hair relaxing in a pool at Krabi, Thailand.

If you're combing work with pleasure you are right on trend

The calming side of the life in tents

Family camping.

The magic of a family camping trip with the kids

TRAVEL: A South African bedroom with a view

The Blue Train traverses some of the best of Mother Nature in South Africa and, top right, The Blue Train.

Take a rail journey across Africa

TRAVEL: The joys of a cold Christmas

A winter view of Novodevichy convent in Moscow, Russia

The lead-up to Christmas in a cold country is joyful

'Embarrasingly good': $90m blitz to lure tourists to Gladstone

GLADSTONE is set for a "good couple of years” on the tourism front.

20,000 new jobs by 2020 the hope of new tourism campaign

Bulcock Beach, Caloundra.

New campaign hopes to generate 20,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

Engineer drops tools for Gladstone fishing, camping mecca

Back to Basics Adventures duo Jack Strickland and Az Gallagher shot part of their upcoming TV series at North West Island off Gladstone's coast.

North West Island to feature on fishing, camping TV show

Dreamworld reopening still in limbo after safety audits

The Thunder Rapids Ride at Dreamworld.

Closure costing theme park $300,000 a day

Tourist's body dissolved in boiling hot springs

One of the thousands of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Photo by Flickr user m01229.

Tourist fell into spring trying to check its temperature

High-level talks with tourism bosses to lure overseas visitors

Gladstone Area Promotion Development Ltd tourism manager Karen Sweeney and Mercure Hotel Gladstone general manager Craig Conley will be promoting the Gladstone region at a Southern Great Barrier Reef Sydney Trade Mission.

GLADSTONE TOURISM bosses seize multi-billion dollar industry.

'It's wrong': Anger as filth ruins Boyne Island beach

Rhys Collings was disgusted to find rubbish trashed at Lilleys Beach recently.

ITS a camping hot spot and a favourite place for day trips.

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.

The beauty of Heron Island

See Heron Island's reef fish and coral, without getting wet on the I-Spy.

Heron Island boasts beautiful coral and fish, nestled in the Southern Great Barrier...

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