Snapshot of lake life

Simple but complete with the basics, our concrete abode was warm with love and laughter during our short stay.

The Qld spot where lightning strikes all the time

A guide shows off the rocks created by lightning strikes on Moreton Island.

Rock is evidence of repeated strikes in Queensland spot

Traveller detained, told NZ is part of Australia

Kiwi traveller was told New Zealand is part of Australia

Find plenty of attractions in Mackay

Cape Hillsborough at dawn.

Check out some of this north Queensland town's best attractions.

How to travel Australia without robbing a bank

Beautiful Greens Pool, Denmark, Western Australia

It's the great Australian dream here's how it can be yours

Gold Coast turns on a family theme

Surfers Paradise is the ideal family getaway.

Slow down on the glitter strip

how to satisfy their warring

Relax and spa concept. Woman with a flower in hair relaxing in a pool at Krabi, Thailand.

If you're combing work with pleasure you are right on trend

The calming side of the life in tents

Family camping.

The magic of a family camping trip with the kids

'Embarrasingly good': $90m blitz to lure tourists to Gladstone

GLADSTONE is set for a "good couple of years” on the tourism front.

20,000 new jobs by 2020 the hope of new tourism campaign

Bulcock Beach, Caloundra.

New campaign hopes to generate 20,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

Dreamworld reopening still in limbo after safety audits

The Thunder Rapids Ride at Dreamworld.

Closure costing theme park $300,000 a day

No complaints: Hotel workers praise Schoolies' behaviour

JUMPING FOR JOY: Luke Borghardt, Kelsey Scott, India Lade, Hayley Galea and Toby Ladynski were excited to kick off Schoolies week.

Airlie Beach hotels and resorts say 2016 Schoolies are well-behaved

Doubling the fun at Cruise Whitsundays

ALL ABOARD: Visitors exiting Cruise Whitsundays' new vessel Sea Quest onto Whitehaven Beach.

Cruise Whitsundays has introduced two additional tours

Tourist's body dissolved in boiling hot springs

One of the thousands of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Photo by Flickr user m01229.

Tourist fell into spring trying to check its temperature

One million smiles forged at Hamilton

SUCCESS: Hamilton Island has officially welcomed one million guests in a decade.

Join the campaign to win a $10,000 holiday at Hamilton.

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...

'Moses' on the mountain in Patagonia

Turner Wilson, of Brownfield, Maine in Patagonia, Chile.

Turner Wilson, 63, and his partner Cheri Perry powered through snow to get to the...

Mahout training, Chiangsaen

Elephant bath time in Northern Thailand