Oct 2 2014

Summer Of Art: Major Oz Exhibition Openings

Rachel Surgeoner

While the rest of the country is hitting the beach, if you appreciate equal measures of indoor entertainment, instead of flocking to the local mega mall for air-conditioned reprieve from the heat, why not try checking out your capital city’s latest art exhibition? Fashion. … Continue reading

Oct 1 2014

Best Earlybird Airfares To Europe’s Hot Spots

Kellie Carty

As the old saying goes, the early bird gets the best worm so, if you’re dreaming about a Europe holiday, now is the time to secure your 2015 flights. Every October, airlines release their best pricing for Europe flights in the year ahead. That … Continue reading

Oct 1 2014

What Kind Of Cruiser Are You?

Ashton Rigg

What do you really know about cruises? You probably already know you can cruise on rivers or the open seas; that the towels are shaped into swans when your cabin is made up; and that people often divide their time between buffets and sun-loungers. … Continue reading

Sep 30 2014

Hot On The Heels Of The Denver Beer Trail

Mike Tuckerman

Ask travellers to name the best places to sink a beer in the world and a slew of familiar names will naturally spring forth. Colorado’s charming capital Denver is unlikely to be among them, but this amber-loving city in the foothills of the Rocky … Continue reading

Sep 29 2014

Into The West: 5 Reasons To Visit Yellowstone

Carlie Tucker

Way out west, in an unassuming pocket of the United States, sits Yellowstone National Park. Growing up in the north-west, I had the privilege of spending my summers exploring this vast wilderness area and it’s not an exaggeration to say that every inch of … Continue reading

Sep 28 2014

Getting Hitched In Hawaii

Lucy Sutton

If you’ve fallen in love with Hawaii, or your heart longs to visit, why not tie the knot there? (Long walks on the beach included). Whether you prefer tradition or something a bit off the beaten track, there’s an option that suits your unique … Continue reading

Sep 27 2014

Take A Hike in Portland

Rowena Ryan

Sitting on the northwest coast of America near the border of nature-loving Canada, Portland (Oregon) is a city for walkers. It’s fondly known as the City of Roses and as one of America’s greenest cities. You can pound the pavement through the city and explore … Continue reading

Sep 26 2014

Carnival’s Legend-ary Cruise Season Kicks Off

Ashton Rigg

The Carnival Legend is currently out at sea on its maiden voyage after setting sail from its new home port in Sydney on Wednesday. It’s hard to miss the Legend, whether you’re flying into the Harbour City or strolling around Circular Quay. If anything, … Continue reading

Sep 26 2014

Sean Scott Chases Waves & Whales In Tahiti

Ashton Rigg

Sporting a deep tan and a very mellow disposition, Gold Coast landscape photographer Sean Scott sat down with us to talk all things Tahiti. Armed with his trusty Canon 1D, Sean recently followed the swells to French Polynesia to capture this year’s Billabong Pro … Continue reading

Sep 25 2014

Explore New Zealand’s Bay Of Islands

Helen Alexander

Sweeping beaches, subtropical forests and coral reefs make up this string of 144 islands stretching out into the Pacific Ocean from New Zealand‘s remote Northland Peninsula. They are a stunning addition to the North Island’s natural beauty and home to hundreds of years of … Continue reading

Sep 24 2014

How To Holiday On A $5000 Budget

Rachel Surgeoner

A $5,000 holiday is nothing to scoff at. Your dollar will go further in Asia – the farthest in India - and sure can take you to far-off exotic destinations. Blow it all on a luxury weekend at a resort, with plenty right here in Australia … Continue reading

Sep 23 2014

Snapshots Of Tasmania

Anna Howard

Tasmania has been the butt of punchlines for too long, and now the joke’s on us mainlanders. Tassie is blessed with dramatic landscapes, snow-sprinkled peaks, a rich colonial heritage and more gourmet food and wine than you could possibly consume in a weekend. I’ve … Continue reading

Sep 23 2014

Qantas’ Earlybird Fare Range To Include South Africa And North & South America

Jason Dutton-Smith

Qantas has joined other airlines in announcing their UK/Europe Earlybird fares but has upped the ante by including North America, South America and South Africa to its list of available destinations. The attractive fares are available for purchase from today (23 Sept) for select travel … Continue reading

Sep 22 2014

Saddle Up On The Dude Ranches Around Dallas

Annisa Dharma

Dallas is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States and a major contributor to the thriving Texas economy. Yet, beyond the glittering glass facades of Downtown Dallas lies a surrounding greenbelt of farmland and dude ranches, ideal for experiencing rural American … Continue reading

Sep 21 2014

A Guide To Miami’s Little Havana And Little Haiti

Neha Kale

There’s more to Miami than South Beach. The Florida capital is often associated with the sherbet-coloured buildings and glitzy cabanas that line the United States’ most glamourous southern beachfront. But the real Miami begins when you bypass the sequined beachgoers and head for the … Continue reading

Sep 20 2014

It’s Time To Toast Munich’s Oktoberfest

Mike Tuckerman

“O’zapft is!” is the cry beer drinkers across Bavaria are all clamouring for. When the new mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter utters the phrase at noon in the Schottenhamel tent, it signals the fact that the first keg has been tapped and Munich’s annual … Continue reading

Sep 19 2014

Tangalooma Island Resort – The Perfect School Holiday Escape

Helen Alexander

The September school holidays are here again and, before you know it, our trees will be trimmed and stockings hung at the ready. Wondering where to take the kids for this year’s summer holiday? Tangalooma has activities for every age group, including plenty of … Continue reading

Sep 18 2014

The Countdown Is On To Rugby World Cup 2015

Mike Tuckerman

The countdown is on! With just a year to go before Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off in front of a capacity crowd at Twickenham, now’s the time to start planning your trip to one of world sport’s most eagerly anticipated events. And with … Continue reading

Sep 17 2014

Chicago: A Food Lover’s Kind Of Town

Kasey Clark

Cuisine in the ‘Windy City’ runs the whole gamut, boasting menus of many diverse ethnicities. These range from food trucks and cheap eats to fine dining and upmarket degustation experiences. You’ll never be at a loss to find delicious and varied food in Chicago … Continue reading

Sep 16 2014

Qantas To Launch Direct Flights To Canada

Ben Stower

Qantas has continued to revamp its fleet services, announcing today that it will run six non-stop return flights between Sydney and Vancouver during January 2015. Australian skiers and boarders, along with general travellers, will benefit from easier and quicker air travel to Canada’s ski … Continue reading