Siobhan Lillis

Driving South Africa's Garden Route in three days

Don’t let the fact that you’re short on time put you off driving South Africa's Garden Route. Admire the views, enjoy fresh food and local wine, then sleep it all off in pretty hideaways Read the guide

Doing Australia's Hunter Valley differently

Base yourself in Port Stephens – home to 30km of sand dunes, wildlife spotting opportunities and lovely eco retreats – and explore the smaller, boutique wineries of the Hunter Valley Read the guide

Zimbabwe: don't ignore it!

Amazing wildlife, unlimited adrenaline activities, not to mention the best views of the world's largest waterfalls. Why not give Zimbabwe a chance? Read the guide

Southern Laos: beyond the tourist trail

Take one motorbike, three freshwater dolphins, seven kilometres of underground river and 4,000 islands, and imagine... one amazing, adventurous week in the south of Laos Read the guide

Adventures in the Whitsundays

See the Great Barrier Reef from the air, snorkel in a coral lagoon and camp on your own private island - these are the best ways to experience the real beauty of Australia's Whitsunday Islands Read the guide