Australasia & Pacific

48 hours in Perth

No longer a remote outpost, Western Australia's sun-soaked capital buzzes with creativity and it's about to come into bloom

Traveller's Guide: Western Australia

With empty beaches, captivating landscapes and a rich pioneer heritage, the biggest state in the nation offers adventure, intrigue and fine wine. By Nick Redmayne

Good vibrations in Byron Bay

In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', be the first to catch the Australian sunrise, then re-align your chakras on the shores of New South Wales's blissed-out beach retreat