Emotional trekker doing it for dad

EXCITEMENT is building in Kaitlyn Pobar's Mudjimba home for what is expected to be an emotional trek honouring her late father.

Travel confirms there's no place like home

It was a fantastic feeling this week to return to the open streets of Maryborough and the pristine beaches of Hervey Bay.

Travelling has a way of putting things into perspective.

Cheers for FNQ's beers

TOP TALENT ON SHOW: The Cairns region has had an explosive growth in the brewing scene.

The Cairns region has had an explosive growth in the brewing scene

Qantas lifts security to help fight against threat of IS

Flying at the pointy end of a Qantas plane might not be as out of reach as you think.

Qantas bans duty-free items out of the Philippines

Teens on holiday caught up in sexual assault nightmare

Savk Hotel

Hotel staff claimed the group of teens were "looking for group sex"

Cruise control: The Gold Coast by cruise boat

Surfers Paradise beach on Queensland's Gold Coast and, right, QT's Bazaar Restaurant; Elvis impersonator Jay Dupuis performs.

The Gold Coast can be as laid back as you want it

France, where there's music on every corner

Musicians perform during the Fete de la Musique Music event in Paris.

Celebration of the solstice brings out the best and worst

$24M Mackay wave pool project: The big reveal

Councillor Ross Gee says his idea for a wave pool in Mackay would be a "tourist mega magnet".

'Get barrelled behind the Great Barrier Reef'

Great Barrier Reef: new pics show what it's really like

SOCIAL media posts and news coverage highlighting the ongoing detrimental effects of Cyclone Debbie to the Great Barrier Reef have caused concern.

Take the time to promote Hervey Bay: letter

BE PROACTIVE: One reader believes not enough is being done to promoto the charms of Hervey Bay.

The majority of people had not even heard of Hervey Bay.

$60m luxury resort project on the cards for Queensland

Golden Horse director Feng Di with Consolidated Properties Executive Chairman Don O'Rorke. Photo by Richard Gosling

The hotel project will have 150 rooms.

MIGALOO WATCH: White whale about to hit Sunshine Coast

Migaloo is set to visit the Sunshine Coast in the coming days.

Australia's most famous whale on Coast approach

Shark tourism: Why we're not biting

An oceanic white tip shark swims past biologist Wes Pratt inside a shark cage in the Bahamas.

Politicians too afraid to give shark tourism ventures green light

Aussie travel: 13 ultimate spots for surreal photos

Bitter Springs, Northern Territory. Picture: Tourism NT

The places that look like they belong in a fairytale

Tangalooma whale watching

Whales spotted off Tangalooma

More than 100 whales spotted off the Tangalooma Jet

First baby whale sighted near Tangalooma Island Resort

Humpback whales off the coast of Brunswick Heads during their annual migration north.

Tangalooma Island Resort staff saw it's first newborn calf of the 2017 season by...

Migaloo Follows Tourist Boat

Migaloo was spotted off Port Macquarie. Picture: Ella Heensy/Port Jet Cruise Adventures

Credit: Ella Heeney and Port Jet Cruise Adventures via Storyful.

Tips for cheaper flights

qantas flight Coffs harbour.qantas bombardier q400. 09 June 2016.

Save on air fares

Fish form bait ball

Fish form defensive bait ball.

Spectacular vision of fish forming into defensive pattern.

Man dragged from plane gets apology

The woman was believed to be travelling alone on a transatlantic United Airlines flight from Heathrow

United Airlines have now apologised to a man dragged from their plane because of...

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Queenstown helicopter views shot on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Game of Thrones landmark destroyed

Maltese landmark destroyed by storm.

Malta's iconic Azure Window rock formation collapses in storm.

Vivid Sydney captured by Jenn Cooper

Vivid in Sydney

Jenn Cooper, Canon Collective Ambassador, captures some of the magic of Vivid...

Hiking in the Bunya Mountains

The Festoon Falls walking trail at Dandabah in the Bunya Mountains and, top right, the Bunya Mountains sculpture at Dandabah, installed in 2008, marks 100 years of national parks in Queensland and, bottom right, at Dandabah.

This national park offers visitors the chance to get back to nature.

Check out these gems in the hinterland

Double rainbow shines after some rain in Bangalow

A drive holiday through the Byron Bay hinterland uncovers gems

Discover the reef in luxury

Crabs and other wildlife are abundant on Sudbury Cay off Sudbury Reef.

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef