By Siobhan

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

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

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?

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