The cool, clean and astonishingly green volcanic plateau of Australia’s Atherton Tablelands, just an hour inland from tropical Cairns, packs a dramatic punch in the sightseeing stakes.
From swanky spaces with splendid views to lavish waterholes steeped in history, hotel bars are changing the way the city grooves.
From 14 November, the Australian city’s streets will come alive in a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates the diversity and strength of Indigenous culture.
Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island sees more than 40 million red crabs make the arduous journey from the wet inland forests to the Indian Ocean to spawn.
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