Sydney short breaks mean we can’t wait for the weekend

    When I roam a short distance from Sydney, my thought process is: ‘I can’t believe how close this beautiful place is.’ Invariably followed by: ‘Why haven’t I been here before now?’ Whether you seek small-town seasonal charm, world-class food and wine, family-friendly outdoor adventures or high-end hotel pampering, there are a multitude of charming destinations […]

    Brekkie, brunch, lunch or dinner … Northern Beaches’ style

    When brunching, lunching or sipping coffee near the water, we inevitably want to be as close to the water as possible. Sydney’s Northern Beaches have an abundance of eateries within a stone’s throw of the deep blue sea. Most boast spectacular views, but not all have spectacular nosh or sparkling service. Here’s our guide to […]

    Urban adventures or nature’s finest? In Perth, take both

    Perth warms up in summer, but year round, it’s just – well – cool. Yes, it’s hopping with fine food, hip watering holes, lively shopping districts and cultural happenings. But it’s unique because all of this action forms the beating heart of a city – and a region – awash with natural marvels. In a […]

    The complete guide to travel with pets in Australia

    Recent statistics reveal that Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, in fact there are more pets than there are people.  It’s therefore no wonder many Aussies are looking for ways to incorporate their furry friends into all aspects of their lives – including travel. Whether you’re planning a trip […]

    How to get from the airport to your hotel in Australia

    Arriving at the airport in Australia without a plan to get to your CBD hotel can be a fatal rookie mistake. You could easily end up spending more than the cost of your flight on a taxi ride, or worse, taking a 2 hour ride from hell shuttle visiting every hotel in the city before finally arriving hungry, […]

    Five incredible swim-up pool bars perfect for the sip ‘n’ dip

    When taking a tropical time-out, why bother getting out of the pool at all? These incredible spots are ideal for those in search of the ultimate sip-and-dip destination: where it’s one short swim between paradise and piña coladas. 1. Bar Le Lotus, Intercontinental Resort, Tahiti Intercontinental is a name well known to those who like to […]

    8 amazing ethical hotel options in Australia

    We all know about offsetting carbon emissions on flights but there are also great ways to reduce your impact on the environment and give back to communities when you travel by staying at an ethical hotel. And with a billion tourists now roaming the globe its never been so important to give thought to how we can […]

    Nine cities every music lover should travel to

    Are you the type of traveller who can’t go anywhere without researching the best live music haunts in town? Or the type to book a trip half-way around the globe, just to see your favourite band play at a music festival (“the lineups are always better overseas”)? If your idea of a perfect holiday isn’t […]