This week's feature stories

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The 7 best Australian beaches

How many of these spectacular beaches have you ticked off your list?

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7 tips for travelling with diabetes

Dr Jane Read shares some simple strategies to keep your blood sugar levels under control.

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5 ways to eat healthy while travelling

Here are a few tips to make good food choices while still enjoying new flavours when holidaying.

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Going on a trek? Here’s what to eat

Before you set off on your outdoor adventure, make sure you’ve got a good plan.

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7 ways to make plane trips more comfortable

We look at how to make your trip a little easier on the body.

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7 ways to spend a weekend in Brisbane

Here’s a handful of ideas for making the most of your visit to Brisbane.

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7 gluten free travel tips

Eating well while travelling with coeliac disease can be tough, Dr Jane Read shares a few tips.

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8 ways to exercise in a new city

New to town? Take the opportunity of a fresh start to revamp your workout – and explore everything.

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The best bike-friendly cities

Discover the most bike-friendly cities of the world.

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8 breathtaking hiking trails around Australia

Discover your love for the great outdoors with this list of stunning hiking trails.

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Australia’s best places for a family bike ride

Get on your bike and enjoy the sunlight in this list of recreational areas Australia.

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The best 5 nature experiences in New Zealand’s southern seas

Seaweed meadows, blue whales and the best seafood this side of the Tasman. Here's more to explore.

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The 10 best places to eat and play in Tokyo

Blogger Hello Sandwich shows us her top picks of Tokyo.

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The 10 best places to travel this year

From city streets to glaciers to cherry blossoms - here are 10 places to tick off your list

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9 dishes from around the world

Looking for some international culinary inspiration? Try these 9 dishes from around the world.

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The best canoeing trips around the world

Add to your bucket list of glorious destinations around the world with these five canoeing spots.

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Why you should visit Lombok

Away from the crowds of Bali, Indonesian island Lombok is a colourful, pristine land of treasures.

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Eat and play in New Zealand

Take yourself on an invigorating New Zealand adventure with pristine water and organic cafes galore.

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Exploring New York City on foot

NYC is famous for a reason - Alexandra Carroll wants yu to take the time to wander and find out why

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The best things to do in Toronto

From iconic landmarks to indie haunts, local Karla Schaus takes us on a whirlwind tour of Toronto.

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Travel checklist: 10 things to do before you go

Planning your escape from the office? Here’s the bases you should cover before you board.

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A wander through NoHo and NoLita

Meet Noho and Nolita - where high-end vintage clothing is curated and elevated to art.

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The best hostels around the world

Beautifully designed and friendly on the pocket - 6 hostels to rival Airbnb for your next adventure.

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5 things to love about Cologne, Germany

Urban greenery, charming architecture and a riverside culture make for one vibrant and lovable city.

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2 Days In Uluru

A spiritual mini-break to visit Australia’s most famous rock is easier than you’d think.

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5 tips for travelling with pets

Heading on a getaway with your furry friend? Here’s a few things to keep in mind.

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9 healthy things to do in New York City

Staying fit and healthy in the concrete jungle’s a cinch at this Melbourne expats healthy hotspots.

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10 reasons to visit the Gold Coast this winter

Retreat from the winter chill to the balmy Gold Coast – here are the top things to do on your stay.

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Discover San Diego with children

Why you should keep this chilled out SoCal city top of mind when planning a trip with the kids.

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Pomegranate slam it smoothie recipe

Fill up on the vibrant flavour and powerful antioxidants of pomegranate

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The 10 best travel destinations for yoga lovers

Rejuvenating travel destinations, perfect for practising your warrior pose.

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Top 10 Australian family travel destinations

Looking for the perfect local getaway? Here’s where Aussie families plan to travel this year.

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A healthy getaway

Feeling lacklustre? A retreat focusing on nutrition and wellbeing could be what your body needs.

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Meet my city: Yokohama

Discover the thriving, colourful port city of Yokohama, Japan. Local Eling shows us her top places.

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New Zealand active adventures

New Zealand’s majestic South Island offers a prize formula of active adventure and sublime recovery.

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2 days in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s capital blends modernity with rich culture. Here’s why colourful, chaotic KL’s a must-see

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Camping with your dog

Planning to camp under the stars with your furry mate? Here’s 9 things to remember

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Iconic public swimming pools around the world

Summer is all about the annual pilgrimage to the public pool, and these ones certainly make a splash

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6 top luxury spas in New Zealand

Relaxing and rejuvenating in luxury on NZ’s North Island – now that’s what we call a holiday

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5 summer travel products

A fiend for summer adventures? Here’s 5 gadgets that go hand in hand with your next exploration

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The best places to ski in Japan

Chasing powder in Japan’s hottest ski spots.

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10 tips for healthy travel

Stay healthy, safe and energised by traveling mindfully. Here’s some top tips to keep in mind

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Visiting Brisbane on a budget

Brisbane’s brimming with adventures. Here’s 10 cheap (or free) things to do in this thriving city

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Tasmania in spring

Springtime in Tassie: a calendar packed full of colourful festivals and special events.

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Travel for wellbeing

From chasing the sun to dipping your toes in thermal springs, a trip can be seriously rejuvenating.

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Meet my city: London

A Melbourne expat shares her top 9 places to keep fit, healthy and feeling her best in South London

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The 10 best hiking trails around Australia

Here are some of the most picturesque hiking trails around Australia.

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Discover Hawaii with kids

Why the island home of Jurassic Park, hula and shave ice is a treat for families to explore.

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Escape to the Blue Mountains

Breathe in that clear mountain air, refresh and rejuvenate: discover the beauty of Katoomba.

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3 historic restaurants across Europe

These classic establishments in historic European cities have barely changed in centuries

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4 enticing food-growing regions

Discover pockets of the world where sumptuous local flavours are the trademark.

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3 sports brands and the cities that shaped them

We take a look at the hometowns that inspired three sports brands.

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Meet my city: Sydney

Sydney local Adam tours us round the best places to swim, jog, cycle and find some peace and quiet.

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Thereabouts

Two brothers on why they took up the challenge to cycle 2,500km from Port Macquarie to Uluru.

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5 iconic US sports stadiums

Discover the places where sporting greatness happens when you travel the USA.

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Grapes and grazing in New Zealand

Skip over the ditch to relish in some seriously good food and drink.

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Best bookstores around the world

Discovering the joys of bookstores in new cities.

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For the love of travel

There's nothing quite like travelling to get you recharged, refreshed and reinvigorated.

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Time-lapse travel

Distilling days into seconds, the best time-lapse videos compress time with extraordinary results.

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Healthy eating around the world

What we can learn from other cultures when it comes to food.

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7 serene places to meditate while travelling

Intertwine the worlds of discovery and relaxation when you embark on your next trip.

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Bright travels

Experience the Victorian High Country at its most colourful.

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Meet my city: Bali

Discovering the healthy, clean-eating, fitness-loving side of Bali.

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6 train trips worth taking

Do the locomotion around the world with some of these magnificent train trips.

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5 best guided city walks

Exploring a city solo is freedom at it’s best, but sometimes it pays to have an expert show the way.

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7 views from the plane window

Tag along for the ride with this spectacular collection of mid-flight snaps.

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Tennis stadiums worth travelling for

The best travel destinations for tennis lovers.

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6 classic roads to travel on

Sometimes the journey is the destination, especially with these classic roadtrips.

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5 impressive walled cities

Live and breathe days gone by as you visit an ancient walled city.

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Best places in Asia to watch the sunrise

Brave the early start and be rewarded with some of those breathtaking moments in travel.

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5 cooking classes around the globe

Let your travels infuse your cooking and take home the flavours of a trip.

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Discover Copenhagen with children

Travelling through Denmark with little ones is a treat for kids and adults alike.

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12 inspiring travel blogs and Instagram accounts

Be taken along for the ride when you follow these globe trekking adventurers online.

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Discovering Tokyo’s neighbourhoods

An intricate network of punctual trains and subways makes exploring Tokyo’s neighbourhoods a breeze.

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Six iconic movie locations to travel to

Relive iconic movie moments on your own holiday adventures.

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Top 8 summer weekend getaways

No matter where you live in Australia, here are the top weekend getaways close to your home city.

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Five marathons worth travelling for

We have searched globally for the most amazing marathons worth travelling for.

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Travels on two wheels

Swap the gym for the open road and make your next holiday a cycling adventure.

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Meet my city: Los Angeles

Fitness fan Amanda Grandinetti shows us the healthy hotspots around her city, Los Angeles.

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A weekend of discovery

Simple ways to empower others with the tools to improve their quality of life.

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Summer in Hong Kong

Things are heating up in Hong Kong as the city gears up for summer.

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A lesson in Japanese cuisine

Be magazine learns the secrets to balanced Japanese cooking.

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Hats off to Lake Wanaka

Drive north just over an hour to explore New Zealand’s picturesque Lake Wanaka.

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Cherry blossom season

We've picked out the best spots in Japan to see these iconic flowers of spring.

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6 things to do in Singapore

Bright, clean and colourful, the island city-state of Singapore is full of contrasts.

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Active travel in the great outdoors

We share some of our favourite things to do in America's incredible national parks.

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Auckland – Top 10 city to visit in 2014

Making Lonely Planet's 'Best In Travel' for 2014, we highlight the best spots to visit in Auckland.

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Hitting the road with your pet

Bringing your pet with you on a trip makes exploring new surrounds double as fun!

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Auckland’s east and west

Beyond Auckland’s city limits, there is so much waiting for you to explore.

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Seeking health and wellness in Thailand

 Thailand is an idyllic destination for energising travel steeped in health and wellness.

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Mind, body and soul in Tasmania

Regular mini breaks can be a refreshing, cost-effective way to recharge.

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Recommended reading - Your guide to working out

Advice

6 strength exercises for runners

Simple conditioning moves that should be part of any runner’s training routine.

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Community

5 ways to mix up your training

Revamp and turbocharge your workout by adding a little variety.

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Community

7 unconventional fun runs

These unique fitness events put a twist in the running experience.

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Advice

4 tempo-based running apps

Sync your music to your pace with these clever apps.

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Community

Top 5 running tips from elite Australian runner Liam Adams

Australian runner and exercise scientist Liam Adams is training for his first marathon this year.

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Lifestyle

10 fitness and wellbeing podcasts to get you inspired

Supercharge your motivation, learn something new, and be entertained with uplifting health podcasts.

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Lifestyle

High intensity interval training: The fast track to fitness results

Here’s how to use HIIT to improve your fitness, strength and fat burning in just 30 minutes.

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Lifestyle

4 ways to prevent running injuries

Look after your body while you run. Here's how to lower your chances of getting injured.

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Advice

Nine tips for bouncing back after exercise

Exercise can hurt, not just during a session but also for several days afterwards.

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Lifestyle

Your quick-start guide to running training

Whether you're gearing up for a marathon or your first 5 km, prepare your mind, body and wardrobe.

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Community

Tips for training success

Olympic triathlete Brendan Sexton on how to reach your potential as an athlete.

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Community

What I learned from marathon training

From training plans to race day, dietitian Daniel Thomson discusses his marathon challenge.

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Community

Why Orangetheory Fitness is the new workout you have to try

Discover Orangetheory Fitness, an extensive workout that will push you to your limits.

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Community

5 reasons to run in the morning

Understand how running in the morning can change your life, and why you should start now.

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Lifestyle

7 easy ways to get active in winter

Take a look at a list of activities to keep your heart racing during the dreary winter months

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Experts

Having your cake and eating it too

How to let go of guilt and enjoy good food – the healthy way.

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Lifestyle

How to work out together, apart

5 ways Fitbit will help you stay connected with your partner while running solo.

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Community

On track to better health

A new online tool pools info on nutrition and exercise for healthy living and cancer prevention

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Community

Work, drive and train with Paul Dumbrell

CEO Paul Dumbrell reveals how he learnt to balance business, exercise and professional motor racing.

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