Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

THE company behind the Sunshine Coast's new $450 million waterpark has announced plans for a leisure park as part of the 25ha develoment on Steve Irwin Way.

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

Cancun Beach looks like paradise.

Tourists flock to it but it’s notorious for gruesome killings

Panasonic Lumix GX9 shooter well packed for travel

COMPACT: The Panasonic Lumix GX-9 offers five-axis image stabilisation and 4K video and photos.

The compact camera shoots 4K Photo and video

10 Seconds To Live: What’s wrong with this picture?

Marty Martinez, left, filmed a Facebook Live after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737. Picture: Marty Martinez via AP

A terrifying photo of the Southwest Airlines flight has gone viral

Growing anger over 'destructive' Airbnb as listings spike

A man unhappy with Airbnb style accommodation in Noosa is Noosa River Village Resort manager Michael Garnham  (front) a row away from Deputy Mayor Frank Wilkie at the lively meeting.

Anger at the downside of online short stays grows

WHAT DID WE DO?: South Africa’s mad at Australia just now

South Africa has hit out at Australia’s travel warning. Picture: iStock

A feud between South Africa and Australia is escalating

Corals making cloud umbrellas to keep cool

HOT SPOT: Heron Island was the centre-point for scientists studying aerosols.

Scientist analysed 15 years of data to reach astonishing conclusion.

First whales of the season spotted off Fraser Island

EARLY ARRIVERS: Two whales snapped from the skies by Air Fraser Island.

'We saw some pilot whales two months ago.'

Vanlife is sweeping Australia

Kombi convention based at Mudjimba Beach Caravan Park all buffed up for early christmas celebrations.

More and more young couples are taking to the roads in vans to explore the...

Young family follow their travel dream

The inspiring family of five. Picture: One day we should

Family documents their journey online as "One day we should"

Luxury Megayacht

Italian designed luxury for hire.

Italian designed luxury for $750,000 a week.

The security in our passport

There is one country whose entry and exit stamps that can create problems for travellers.

Australian passports are now virtually impossible to forge.

United apologises after dog dies on flight

United Airlines is under fire after a dog was put in the overhead compartment of a US flight. Picture: June Lara via Storyful

Flight attendant insists dog flies in overhead locker.

$93 million stretch for cruise ship

Silversea’s Silver Spirit was cut in half to begin a process of making it 15m longer. Picture: Silversea

Extraordinary effort to extend cruise ship by 15 metres.

Sydney airport chaos

Cathay Pacific 747-8 jumbo cargo plane leaves Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport on November 23, 2015.Photo Will Hunter / South Burnett Times

A power outage was believed to be behind the issue.

World class zoo to open in Sydney

Taronga Zoo is fighting a court battle over the naming of a new zoo in western Sydney. Picture: AFP/William West

Sydney Zoo will operate on land in the Western Sydney Parklands.

What is First Class really like?

Little-known rule that could get you an upgrade.

All the pampering that comes with a top dollar seat.