Australia & NZ

    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, […]

    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 […]

    What is the best Melbourne festival?

    Picking a great Melbourne festival is like shooting fish in a barrel; the options are sundry enough to keep even the staunchest festival devotee satisfied. It really just comes down to what it is that makes you feel festive. For lovers of comedy, it’s tough to top the Melbourne International Comedy Festival as the nation’s […]

    An interview with Melbourne’s top fashion bloggers

    With Melbourne Spring Fashion Week just around the corner we interviewed 11 of Melbourne’s top fashion bloggers for their thoughts on what not to miss, where to shop their favourite Melbourne designers and boutique’s as well as how best to dress for your stay.   Chloe Ting, a fashion and lifestyle blogger from Melbourne, Australia. Find her […]