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    A Wine Tasting Guide: The Peeper, The Schnoz And The Cakehole

    The great novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson once declared that “wine is bottled poetry”. It’s an excellent metaphor for two reasons. Firstly, much like poetry, good plonk is a thing of beauty. And in the great tradition of sharing what’s beautiful, with every HotelClub booking in June you’ll receive three bottles of wine […]

    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 […]

    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, […]

    Australian Idioms Illustrated

    No trip to a new country would be complete without experiencing the culture that makes it unique. Indulging in the local food, attending festivals and visiting museums is easy but getting to know the language is a great way to take your understanding and appreciation to a whole new level. Following on from our popular Idioms of the World piece, today […]

    Experience Hong Kong: The Calendar of Unmissable Events

    Hong Kong is a modern metropolis overflowing with things to do and see. This economic hotspot and cultural hub is a magnet for travellers, holiday-goers, entrepreneurs, technophiles, and business people from every corner of the world. If you had a dozen lifetimes to spend here, you still couldn’t uncover all the secrets and excitement of […]

    10 hidden gems of Las Vegas

    A trip to Sin City wouldn’t be complete without an impromptu Elvis Chapel wedding and a gondola ride under a painted Venetian sky, but our sources on the ground reveal there’s more to their hometown than meets the tourist eye. We spoke to some Vegas locals about what to do when you’re not feeding slot […]