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Get outta town! Four road trips for post-lockdown journeys of discovery

Get outta town! Four road trips for post-lockdown journeys of discovery

From ancient salt lakes to thermal baths, art deco cinemas to killer biscotti, there’s plenty of wonder to rediscover when that 5K radius stretches.

  • by Ute Junker

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Can Peter Gutwein give the rest of the country some holiday hope?

  • by Jenna Price
How to make locked-down holidays different from locked-down learning

How to make locked-down holidays different from locked-down learning

“It’s important that children do not spend all their holidays on devices,” said STEM education professor Garry Falloon.

  • by Andrew Taylor
I long to learn things about myself that only travel can teach
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Diversity

I long to learn things about myself that only travel can teach

For a long time I believed the way I walked was the product of my “eat or be eaten” childhood, but standing in Istanbul’s old city, I realised there was so much more at play.

  • by Dilvin Yasa
Belt-tightening tale to fill the pockets
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Belt-tightening tale to fill the pockets

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‘Kick in the teeth’: Kiama is open for business, but its customers are in lockdown

‘Kick in the teeth’: Kiama is open for business, but its customers are in lockdown

Last July was a high point for winter tourism on the South Coast as Sydney residents busted out after the first lockdown. This year it is the worst on record and most say there is little chance of recovery for months.

  • by Julie Power
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Ski fields struggle as New Zealand records warmest-ever June

Ski fields struggle as New Zealand records warmest-ever June

The milder weather has caused concerns at ski fields as they prepare for school holiday crowds.

  • by Nick Perry
Thousands enter Australia for ‘holidays and business’ as wait drags for stranded locals

Thousands enter Australia for ‘holidays and business’ as wait drags for stranded locals

Hostilities between states and the federal government are escalating as pressure mounts on the country’s hotel quarantine system.

  • by Carrie Fellner and Nigel Gladstone
‘Phone call after phone call’: holidaymakers cancel bookings as COVID-19 keeps them at home

‘Phone call after phone call’: holidaymakers cancel bookings as COVID-19 keeps them at home

Holidaymakers shut out of NSW or locked down in Sydney are cancelling their plans to visit regional Australia, with accommodation providers disappointed an outbreak has occurred once again during school holidays.

  • by Laura Chung
How the virus stole the school holidays
Opinion
Parenting

How the virus stole the school holidays

Dr Seuss warned us about a lot of things but perhaps we didn’t listen closely enough.

  • by Melissa Coburn
School holiday plans smashed as lockdown extends to all Greater Sydney

School holiday plans smashed as lockdown extends to all Greater Sydney

“We just got lulled into this false sense of security, y’know: Sydney, we can handle COVID,” said Lea Chahoud.

  • by Andrew Taylor