Sydney’s Hidden Aboriginal Gems

    Some visitors might only associate the beauty of Indigenous Australia with the red sands of ‘the outback’. However, far from remote, the Sydney region is a vastly rich area in which to explore the identity of our first peoples. This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is We all stand on sacred ground: learn, respect, celebrate. Following on […]

    The 10 Best Bars in Adelaide Right Now

    It may not score the same accolades regularly doled out to Australia’s more popular culture hubs, but that doesn’t mean Adelaide is lacking in any colour or cool things to do. For one, the South Australian city is home to a thriving food and drink scene, with a more-than-modest up-curve in reputable drinking spots popping […]

    The 21 Best All-American Food Joints in Australia

    Myriad marvellous things born in the US-of-A have been happily embraced down under (reality TV, anyone?), but none with wider open arms (and mouths) than all-American diner food. The last five years has seen a huge increase in American-themed food joints around Australia, and for good reason – who doesn’t love the idea of diving […]

    8 Unique Hotel Experiences In Melbourne

    From dessert themed interiors to secret laneways and high coffee to pop-up rooftop glamping there’s a unique hotel experience to cater to every taste in Melbourne. We’ve tracked down our top 8 so you’ll have a memorable hotel adventure to write home about on your next trip. 1. For the luxury adventurer Rooftop glamping at St Jerome’s […]

    The Most Exciting New Bars And Restaurants In Sydney

    It’s easy to spend time in Sydney ticking off the iconic and awe-inspiring landmarks that have given it worthy status as a bucket-list essential, but the less-visited edges of the city are so dynamic that to bypass them on a visit would be to evade the real soul of Australia’s largest metropolis. Sydney’s urban fringe […]

    A Wine Tasting Guide: The Peeper, The Schnoz And The Cakehole

    The great novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson once declared that “wine is bottled poetry”. It’s an excellent metaphor for two reasons. Firstly, much like poetry, good plonk is a thing of beauty. And in the great tradition of sharing what’s beautiful, with every HotelClub booking in June you’ll receive three bottles of wine […]

    The Best Wineries in the Hunter Valley

    If your affinity for wine is equal to your love of travel you’ve come to the right place. We’ve teamed with Naked Wines so on any HotelClub booking in June 2015 you’ll receive three bottles of wine as a gift. From one group of wine lovers to another. Learn more here. Even if you’ve never been, […]

    A ‘Game of Thrones’ Guide to Travelling the World

    Besides George R.R. Martin’s lead character bloodlust and Hodor’s award-winning dialogue, we can all agree that one of the best things about Game of Thrones is the jaw-dropping landscapes of Westeros. Like any 2015 blockbuster, there’s a little CGI involved in the backdrops of the Seven Kingdoms. But for the most part, GoT uses spectacular real-life filming locations to […]