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    Where to Eat, Drink and Live Like a Local in Sydney

    If I was to tell you about a few local favourite haunts in Sydney that will immeasurably improve your next visit to the city, could you keep a secret? They may be the kinds of places you are unlikely to find in your newest travel guide, but would like to slip in between its pages […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Australia’s 13 Best Long Weekend Road Trips

    Like Robin Hood to the people of Nottingham and Kanye West to himself, the Queen of England is the hero to (excluding the residents of West Oz) pretty much every Australian locked in the nine-to-five grind. Why? Once a year, citizens of the land down under are bestowed a glorious three-day weekend courtesy of the Queen’s birthday – and, really, there ain’t much sweeter than […]

    The 16 Most Epic U.S. Road Trips

    As indelible in America as the Fourth of July, football and freedom, the road trip is the way to see and appreciate the U.S. of A. Get out and drive off with our 16 faves. 1. Pacific Coast Highway Distance: 1,056km By far the best and most leisurely way to travel from one end of […]

    The 15 Best Films to Inspire a Road Trip

    Like Willie Nelson and the donkey from Shrek once proclaimed, ‘Just can’t wait to get on the road again’. And there’s no better way to ignite the flame of adventure than through the magic of moving pictures. Specifically, by binge-watching some of the best ever road trip movies, followed by packing the car and hitting the road – […]

    The 16 Best Garden Bars in Australia

    What better setting to sip on a late afternoon cocktail and toast to your greatness than amongst lush decor provided by mother nature herself? There is no comparison. Make like a tree and get on down to one of these Australian garden bars next time you’re in the mood to go green. 1. The Beresford, […]