Category: Travel

Bali backlog grows as ash persists

Bali backlog grows as ash persists

Protection … Workers cover a plane engine with a plastic sheet in their attempt not to be damaged by volcanic ash at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali. Picture: AP/Firdia Lisnawati FLIGHTS in and out …
The best freebies you can get on a plane

The best freebies you can get on a plane

Make the most of free drinks on-board. WHEN we think of airline perks, amenities and freebies we automatically think of business or first class. Flying economy gets a bit of a bad rap, often associated …
Groundhog day for Aussie travellers

Groundhog day for Aussie travellers

Stranded … Waiting out the volcanic ash cloud in Kuta, Bali. Pic: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images AUSSIES stranded by the latest round of volcanic eruptions in Bali face another day in limbo with Ngurah Rai …
‘People carrying bodies from wreckage’

‘People carrying bodies from wreckage’

Confirmed … wreckage from a Russian built Antonov AN-12 that has crashed in South Sudan. Picture: Twitter/@RadioMiraya AT least 41 people have reportedly been killed after a plane made a crash landing shortly after taking …
Spectacular pics of remote community

Spectacular pics of remote community

The Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute is widely regarded as the world’s largest and most influential centre for Tibetan Buddhist studies. Picture: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images SPECTACULAR images have emerged of a remote Buddhist community in the …
Forget Bora Bora, we’re going next door

Forget Bora Bora, we’re going next door

The Brando is an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia’s private atoll of Tetiaroa, once the vacation spot for Tahitian royalty. WHEN Marlon Brando filmed a movie on this island in French Polynesia in 1960s …