Flying the Friendly Skies

From Houston to Sydney In Only 17-and-a-Half Hours

A tale of United's first direct flight between the two cities.

8:00am By Scott Vogel

Sydney for Sydney

People Named Sydney Could Get a Free United Flight to Sydney, Australia

Named Sydney? Well, lucky you.

12/15/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Travel

Australia Is for Eating

Is Melbourne's food worth the 14-hour journey from Houston? You better believe it.

06/05/2017 By Scott Vogel

W50B

Why the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Matters

Thoughts on the food world's biggest night

04/10/2017 By Scott Vogel

Party All Over the World

Go Big in 2017: 5 Bucket-List New Year's Eve Destinations

Frustrated with Houston's lack of fireworks? Take in the largest fireworks display in the world next year instead.

01/03/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weekly Deals

The Only Thing Between You and Australia is $1,095

Check out this week's top airline promotions for trips to Sydney, Melbourne and more.

10/11/2016 By Marianella Orlando

H-Town Diary

160 Countries and Counting

Why visit every country in the world? Because they’re there.

08/04/2015 By Bill Wiatrak