Air India among airlines skipping US airports over 5G safety dispute

  Air India joined at least nine other international airlines that have modified or cancelled flights to the US amid conflicting reports on what new...

Marvellous Melbourne

  Melbourne has an energy you’ll feel just by being there. From an ever-changing skyline, to excellent restaurants, a small bar movement, street art and...

COVID-19 travel: a passage to India

  With international borders open at last, my wife and I decided to bring in the new year with our loved ones back home, for...

Travelling to India? Airport PCR tests will give you results in 90 mins

  Multiple COVID-19 testing sites across Australia have been temporarily closed due to massive numbers of people lining up for PCR testing. If you're travelling...
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Thar she blows! An expert’s guide to whale watching 101

  There’s no doubt about it, seeing a whale rise from the depths of the ocean is something special. Whether it’s the first time you’ve...
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6 unique beaches for your summer road trip

  As lockdowns ease and we head into summer, many Australians have started thinking about their beach holiday. For most people, a beach involves sun,...

Queen of the Hills, Darjeeling

  Think Darjeeling, and it is highly likely that what pops into your mind is a good cup of tea. However, discerning travellers worldwide are drawn...

The best of Perth

  Residents of Perth will proudly tell you that their city is the most isolated in the world. The journey from Sydney on the Indian...
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Ten lesser-known museums of the world

  For an avid traveller, visiting a museum or an art gallery ranks high in the itinerary when exploring a destination. Worldwide there are quite...

The best of Oz

Here’s what visitors love - or don’t - about Australia and what they must see and do, writes PETRA O’NEILL

Adelaide, Australia’s most liveable city

  If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? According to the Economist magazine’s annual Global Liveability Index, of the world’s...

India’s Freedom Struggle: Iconic Landmarks

  On 24 August 1608, the British landed in India as humble traders, soon shifted their interest into making territorial gains, and finally stayed back...
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Hike your way through Tasmania’s south coast

  My adventure began as soon as I boarded Coral Expedition’s Coral Discoverer from Hobart’s Sullivan’s Cove. For the next 11 days, we cruised along...
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Regional Victoria- Places to visit & fun things to do

  Unchecked travel to regional Victoria might not be possible right now, but new government support means businesses will be ready to welcome visitors when...
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Discovering Hobart

  It’s mid-afternoon and my exploration of Hobart has been paused while I indulge in chocolate hour, held daily at Tesoro’s modern Italian restaurant, with...
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Darwin and Kakadu: Discovering Australia’s ‘Top End’

  I’ve travelled to the Northern Territory many times. It makes me feel good to be in the 'Top End' of Australia, for the chance...
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Nature’s playground: Discovering Port Stephens

  As we continue to seek out holiday spots close to home in these pandemic times, this issue we explore a gem destination in our...

Hello, New Zealand: A 10-day itinerary for your next trip

  All set to make the most of the Trans-Tasman travel bubble with a trip to New Zealand? Let's get started! Itinerary If this is your first...
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Trans-Tasman bubble: Travellers remain cautiously optimistic

  It was sheer jubilation at the Tailor household in Sydney when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the long-awaited two-way trans-Tasman bubble. This...
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It’s time to discover the islands of Sydney Harbour

  On my first visit to Sydney, I caught a bus to Circular Quay. There were many destinations to which I could choose to travel...
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Cruising on the Murray River

  The first thing I noticed when I stepped aboard the Murray Princess was the row of carved wooden portraits of early pioneers who played...
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Kangaroo Island reborn

  No kangaroos welcome me as I land on the shores of Australia's third-largest island, but two centuries ago in 1802, a large number of...
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Discovering New South Wales by rail

  With a focus on offering rail tours to explore regional New South Wales, I recently joined the inaugural tour of the Golden West with...

Six iconic Aussie trains: The Ghan, Indian Pacific, The Overland and more

Exploring Australia by rail is a unique experience if you have the time
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Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on...

  As restrictions ease around the country and the prospect of travel beckons, many of us will be planning road trips for the holiday season. To...
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Zoofari Animal View Lodge, a piece of Africa in NSW

  Scenes from the 1985 film Out of Africa kept flashing in my mind when I toured Kenya and Tanzania a few years ago. Meryl...

The Gold Coast – Australia’s Good Time Capital

Australia’s sixth largest city, the Gold Coast hugs Queensland’s southern coastline, and is renowned for its beautiful beaches that seem to stretch forever, glitzy...

Narooma: A road trip to the South Coast

Stuck at home for most of the year like everyone else on the planet, a road trip during the spring school holidays was something...

Gandhi’s Delhi: where to discover more about Gandhiji in the capital

When someone asks which site in India’s capital Delhi generally ranks at the top of the itinerary of any visiting heads of the state...

New Zealand unlocks mindful travel with meditative soundscapes

While international travel still seems to be afar, how about some music that can transport listeners virtually to their favourite destination? Tourism New Zealand has...


Let’s Talk Boosters: Indian Link podcast

  In LET'S TALK BOOSTERS, a new podcast series by Indian Link, host Ekta Sharma quizzes Dr Kritman Dhamoon of Blacktown Hospital Sydney about booster...
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‘Serving the community’: COVID testing in remote NSW

  The past two years have been a rollercoaster of COVID-19 related turmoil; from isolating lockdowns, closed borders, to trying to help Indians in the...

Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

  Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...
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How accurate is your RAT? 3 scenarios show it’s about more...

  As Omicron surges through the community, getting the right answer from a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) is not as straightforward as reading one or...
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Sagarika Venkat is finalist in Young Citizen of the Year award

  What were you doing when you were 12 years old? Not receiving a ‘Highly Commended’ award on Australia Day, to be sure. Sydney’s Sagarika Venkat was...
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Deepak-Raj Gupta OAM: Community, business and politics

  Deepak-Raj Gupta has been honoured in this year’s Australia Day Honours with the OAM for service to the community of Canberra. “I feel honoured and...