Chris Ashton

Chris Ashton

Byron Bay, NSW

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Japan reopens to Australian tourists

After two long years of isolation the country’s strict border rules are being gradually relaxed.

A by Adina Sydney

Like a model strutting down the runway, this inner-city escape knows how to work its angles.

First look: Italian airline ITA’s new A350 business class

The SkyTeam member wants to give travellers a taste of ‘la dolce vita’ in its premium cabin.

Bamboo Airways 787 Business Class (Sydney-Ho Chi Minh City)

Get better acquainted with Vietnam’s fastest growing airline – now making its way Down Under.

New Zealand reopens to travellers worldwide

The country has brought forward its reopening to all travellers, with cruise ships welcome back f...

The best luxury hotels in Singapore

Though a city known for playing by the rules, Singapore’s sparkling hotel scene has rewritten the...

Swissotel Sydney

We check into one of Sydney’s enduring five star hotels, a sanctuary above the busy streets of th...

Rex inks partnership with Delta Air Lines

The ‘heart of the country’ is expanding its reach with a new international ally across the Pacific.

Virgin Australia circles back on MAX 8, eyes 2023 delivery

It’s out with the new and in with the old, as the airline seeks to reduce its carbon footprint.

Fiji drops pre-flight testing for vaccinated arrivals

Your next tropical holiday just got a little easier, and a lot more affordable.

Air Vanuatu to resume flights from Australia in July

The return is perfectly-timed, coinciding with the country’s reopening of international travellers.

Virgin’s ‘adults only’ cruise ship is coming to Melbourne

Richard Branson’s fresh take on luxury cruising is making its way Down Under.

Air Canada unveils exclusive Porsche chauffeur service

The airline is skipping the red carpet and rolling out a fleet of luxury cars for business class ...

Qantas reintroduces spirits for domestic business class

The fully-restocked bar cart was a missing piece needed to restore the airline’s pre-pandemic off...

Delta’s new LAX Sky Club is the size of 10 tennis courts

The show-stopping lounge even boasts a year-round terrace bar with views to downtown Los Angeles.

The best resorts and lodges in Australia

These glamorous escapes are sure to reach the top of your Down Under wish list.

Qantas delays restart of flights to Tokyo

Uncertainty over when tourists can return to Japan continues to have a knock-on effect.

Fiji Airways’ new business menu signals fresh direction

Tiger prawn cutlets and kava ice cream are two standouts on a menu built around uniquely Pacific ...

This luxury spaceship has its own cocktail bar

It's also the most affordable option for travellers hoping to touch the edge of space.

How to pack wine in your suitcase

We uncork simple yet practical tips on how to safely pack and travel with wine bottles in your ch...