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    Where to get up and close with Australian wildlife on the Gold Coast

    As well as its pristine beaches, world-renowned surf breaks, theme parks and night life, Queensland’s Gold Coast is also a perfect place to experience all things creepy, crawly or cuddly. Whether it’s reptiles such as a Bearded Dragon or Carpet python, or mammals such as Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Common Brushtail Possum, Koala, Echidna or bats […]

    5 amazing food experiences to have in Adelaide and surrounds

    After road tripping around the country for 18 months, and eating a lot of food, I can confidently call Adelaide and surrounds the food bowl of Australia. There’s no where else that compares to the abundance of fresh, quality produce and innovative dishes. I couldn’t imagine you’d ever have a bad experience, nor should you […]

    Australia’s top travel bloggers of 2015

    For the third year in a row HotelClub celebrates the work of Australia’s best travel bloggers. From every corner of the world they share with you their adventures, hacks, destinations and their passion for travel. Travel blogging is not just sandy beaches and piña coladas. Behind those inspiring stories and breathtaking photographs there is huge […]

    6 extraordinary wine experiences in the Barossa

    Barossa wins my award for best wine region in Australia. It’s wines, most notably Shiraz, are outstanding, the scenery breathtaking, it’s rich immigrant history adds cultural depth and its artisan food prepared is with passion and care. Here are six ways to experience the extraordinary wines of the Barossa Valley. Cycle through the vineyards To […]

    Australia’s top food blogs of 2015

    When exploring a new destination there is no better way to get a taste for it’s people, culture and environment than through it’s food.  For this reason we have tracked down and interviewed the experts behind Australia’s best food blogs of 2015. Discover their favourite restaurants, thoughts on the hottest culinary trends to watch for, […]

    Seven iconic cocktails and where in the world to drink them

    Usually born from a combination ingenuity and inebriation, nearly every cocktail known to man has a back-story that’s as interesting as the drink is delectable. That Gin and Tonic you’re sipping on? Concocted by British soldiers in the early 19th century to take the edge off the impossibly bitter flavour of quinine – a chemical […]

    A guide to the world’s most iconic hotels

    These are the hotels that you’ve seen in the movies and heard about in stories. They’ve played host to some of the most famous, beautiful, powerful and notorious people in history. A photo posted by The Plaza Hotel (@theplazahotel) on Oct 23, 2014 at 11:53am PDT   1. The Plaza, New York City This fabled Art […]

    Australia for the Ethical traveller

    With one billion international tourists now travelling the world each year, it’s becoming increasingly important to think about the enormous impact that results from such a large number of adventurous folk traversing the planet. And while you probably always plan to be a regular part of the travelling masses, you can actually do so with […]