Travels

Best Markets to Visit in Melbourne

It’s an essential part of any visit to Australia’s cultural capital; from food to fashion, find a collection of handmade gems and gourmet eats at Melbourne’s markets. There’s nothing quite like diving straight into a sea of stallholders at one of the many Melbourne markets that occur throughout the year, whether they’re farmers showcasing the

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What it’s like to travel on the luxury Great Southern train

Thinking about travelling onboard The Great Southern? Here’s everything you need to know. “The Great Southern is certainly the best train route for scenery.” Says The Great Southern’s general manager, Bruce Smith. And he would certainly know; Bruce has been working on trains for 28 years – including The Ghan and Indian Pacific, the sister routes

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A weekend in Cannes with the stars

An A-List weekend in Cannes Every May since 1946, the red carpet has been rolled out onto Cannes’ palm-lined boulevards for its International Film Festival, turning the French Riviera resort city into a playground for silver screen stars. Credit: Alamy Much like the celebrities it attracts, Cannes isn’t camera shy: it’s a postcard-perfect town bursting

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Visiting Iceland in summer

We might be a bit biased, but we love visiting Iceland in summer. Sure, the country looks particularly picturesque covered in snow – and some of our writers swear by a winter visit – but a summer trip is hard to beat. Pic: Amanda Tomlin © Iceland is one of those places where you can

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Best things to do in Istanbul

Sitting astride Europe and Asia, the best things to do in Istanbul are a reflection of the colourful, clamorous culture-clash of East meets West in a fascinating city where old meets new, religion meets hedonism, and grandeur meets tumbledown. Its food alone is an exuberant coming-together of cuisines, from the ancient spice markets to contemporary

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