Travel Down Under

All the latest travel news and photos from Australia, New Zealand and the Antipodes

    Houses to take your breath away

    The German publishing house Taschen specialise in lavish, but affordable original editions with exceptional photos on a range of topics particularly…


    Opera and so much more in Sydney

    If there is a single image that identifies Sydney, it must be the bright, photogenic silhouette of the city looking out over the harbour. The great…


    Australia: the epic world Down Under

    In November 2008 People magazine chose Hugh Jackman as the sexiest man on the planet. We can't be sure whether they'd taken a peek at the trailer for…


    In the land of the hobbits

    When Peter Jackson was 18, he took a train ride across New Zealand's North Island – one of the two islands that comprise the country. On the trip…


    The natural wonders of the world

    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC,…