News.com.au Tech Editor Matt Dunn does Venice Beach in one day
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News.com.au Tech Editor Matt Dunn does Venice Beach in one day

News.com.au Tech Editor had a 24hr layover in LA – here’s how he did Venice Beach in one day.

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Quake hits Indonesia amid eruption fears
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Quake hits Indonesia amid eruption fears

A STRONG undersea earthquake has struck off the coast of holiday hotspot, Bali. The 5.7 magnitude quake was detected northeast of Kemeduran, which is northwest of Bali, on…

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Surprising things you can get for free at hotels, if you ask
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Surprising things you can get for free at hotels, if you ask

WE’VE all been there: you arrive at your hotel after a long flight, unzip your suitcase and start to unpack, only to realise you’ve forgotten an important item.…

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Sophia Fiorella Martini’s mum pleads with police not to charge boyfriend Steele Nugent
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Sophia Fiorella Martini’s mum pleads with police not to charge boyfriend Steele Nugent

THE heartbroken mother of a young Queensland woman killed in a motorbike crash in Bali has asked Indonesian police not to criminally charge her boyfriend. Sophia Fiorella Martini,…

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‘Aerotoxic syndrome’ is real, airline industry finally admits
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‘Aerotoxic syndrome’ is real, airline industry finally admits

Low-cost British airline EasyJet has announced it will be fitting its aircrafts with specially designed filters to stop toxic fumes entering passenger cabins and cockpits. The airline told…

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Who gets the armrest on a flight?
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Who gets the armrest on a flight?

SHARING an aeroplane with strangers is virtually guaranteed to create some uncomfortable situations. But on a flight, as in usual society, etiquette applies — and you may well…

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Australian woman killed in scooter crash in Bali
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Australian woman killed in scooter crash in Bali

A YOUNG woman from Queensland has become the fourth Australian to die from a scooter accident in Bali this year after a horrific crash on Monday morning. Sophia…

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Best time to book flights for Christmas 2017
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Best time to book flights for Christmas 2017

YOU know that potential overseas holiday over the Christmas break that’s been vaguely in the back of your mind all year? Guess what — we’re about three months…

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What it means if SSSS is written on your boarding pass
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What it means if SSSS is written on your boarding pass

THERE are many things a traveller doesn’t want to see at the airport — long security queues, a ‘delayed’ sign on the departures board or a flight attendant…

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Planes struggle to land in high winds
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Planes struggle to land in high winds

PASSENGERS flying into Melbourne airport on this week may have had to reach for their sick bags. Footage shows a number of Qantas planes shaking in high winds…

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