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Christine Forbes Smith

Take time out on a family holiday

Holidaying with kids can be a pleasure as well as a challenge. The trick is to find the right place to stay that will keep the little ones amused and enable the adults do their own thing too.

A little comfort in the wilderness

When it comes to camping, you either love it or you hate it.

Answers found in Quest for affordable comfort

How many can recall the opening of the Captain Freycinet in Margaret River?

Winter’s special down south

Winter is a perfect time to visit the Margaret River wine district.

Air service options a boost for state’s north

Skywest has a unique jet service that links three of Western Australia’s premier travel destinations in the north-west.

Cruising the Kimberley in comfort

The Kimberley coast is one of the most rugged and beautiful wilderness areas in the world. There are remote inlets, isolated beaches set beside earthy red rock, majestic waterfalls, intriguing tidal pools, unexplored islands and hundreds of rivers and cre

Balmy Broome a world away

As the cold weather descends on the southern parts of the state, many of us dream of a holiday in the tropics. But you don’t have to go overseas to enjoy the warmer weather.

Best deals

In the airEurope: Thai Airways business class companion airfares plus free stopover in Thailand. Minimum two people travelling together $4,528 each.

Nannup – a jewel for all seasons

No matter what the season, Nannup and its surrounds will appeal to those seeking tranquillity and rustic charm, a world away from the city hype.

Relax in beautiful Pemberton

When was the last time you visited Pemberton? If it was more than a couple of years ago, then you may not be aware of just how much this quaint country town and its surroundings have changed – for the better.

State of excitement in the great outdoors

For some people, time off means relaxing with a good book, expending just enough energy to slip occasionally from chaise lounge to the pool for a dip or to the bar for another cup of coffee or glass of wine.

WA’s south coast wonderland

The south coast of Western Australia is hard to beat for peace, tranquillity and a complete break from day-to-day stresses.

Ferguson Valley a breath of fresh air

Getting out of the city on the weekend to breathe the fresh country air, take in the wide open spaces, experience the charm of a natural environment and to enjoy good old country hospitality is a perfect way to recharge the batteries.

Long-haul service suite in full flight

Business travellers’ long-haul flight options are growing, and airlines are working hard to attract customers.

No shortage of South West options

DO you have colleagues, clients or customers coming to Western Australia from interstate or overseas? How are you going to keep them amused with the minimum amount of fuss while showing them our beautiful South West at the same time? Sure, you’ve got the

A world of experiences available on Virgo, a cruising SuperStar

Planning your next conference, brainstorming session or staff incentive program? Maybe you just want to get away with a loved one.

Down south for business and pleasure

Most people think of the Margaret River region as a pleasant place for a relaxing holiday, far away from the stresses of the city hustle and bustle. But there is another way of looking at it.

The perfect pitch at luxury retreats

Need a break? Work taking over and your partner has just about had it? Here are a couple of special places that will help to restore peace and tranquillity in your life – at least for a few days.