Australia & NZ

    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 […]

    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, […]

    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 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, […]