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  • Why limit your experience of art to indoor galleries when it’s also waiting in Australia’s great outdoors? From desert to sea, timeless Aboriginal rock art to 21st-century light installation, there’s so much to discover across our vast island home. You don’t have to be an art aficionado to feel inspired by this creativity on a grand scale.
  • The world’s great train journeys all have sensory hallmarks. A clink of wine glasses, the feel of luxury linen, tastes of local flavours, and the meditative rhythm of the train. But then, on the first night aboard the Great Southern, you find yourself dining beachside beneath fairy lights quivering in the warm ocean breeze, and the romance of train travel is rewritten.
  • The Margaret River region, located three hours southwest of Perth in Western Australia, starts in Busselton and Dunsborough in the north and stretches down to Augusta in the south. Known for its world-class wines, food, beaches and caves, the Margaret River region offers something for every type of traveller.
  • The Outback’s Red Centre in the Northern Territory is an extraordinary landscape of desert plains, weathered mountain ranges, rocky gorges, and some of the most sacred Indigenous sites—it is considered the heart of the Outback. This part of the country has so many wonderful things to see and do and we’ve highlighted some of the top things you’ll find in this spiritual and sacred region.
  • The day Cheryl and Ed Gross landed back in Adelaide after a trip to Hamilton Island didn’t quite go to plan. Instead of locking down for two weeks of isolation, they found themselves planning a journey on the Indian Pacific after winning their choice of rail journey – with flights and accommodation included – in the first Journey Beyond Travel Club competition. This is how it all went down.
  • It may sound trite, but Coober Pedy is not like anywhere else. There are a number of scorched-earth desert locales across the world – from towns in the far reaches of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona to dusty villages in Spain’s equivalent of the Wild West, the Taberna Desert – but Coober Pedy in the remote reaches of South Australia has a distinctive character. Whether it’s the lunar-like landscape, its rough-and-tumble opal mining history, or the unusual underground living, Coober Pedy is truly unique. That is likely why it was selected as the set for movies such as Mad Max 3, Pitch Black, Red Planet, and Mortal Kombat. Here are just some of the highlights of this fascinating destination.
  • If there’s any place that represents the spiritual heart of Australia, it has to be Alice Springs, where stunning landscapes, remote communities, and a pioneering past merge to create one of the country’s most diverse destinations to explore. The landscape alone is host to red desert sands, spinifex dunes, rocky chasms, ghost gums and a diverse wildlife as rich as its history.
  • Adelaide, crowned as one of the world's most livable cities, is bursting with gastronomic offering, wine, culture, nature, and events. Discover picturesque metropolitan beaches, a thriving small-bar scene, epicurean trails, arts and culture festivals, and four world-class wine regions that frame the city, making it a food and wine lover's paradise - and that's just scratching the surface. Here’s our beginners guide on what to do in Adelaide.
  • Five fabulous things to do in the NT capital, including a harbour cruise to gather and graze as the sun sets.