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The Familiar Made Fresh In New York

The first time I visited New York, I was 19. I would return often to what is my favourite city on the planet. Back then, I was young and single and I loved New York for its hectic nightlife. My favourite haunt was The Tunnel, a huge, sweaty multi-roomed nightclub in Chelsea. I spent one memora... Continue Reading

4 SUP-er Spots To SUP Yoga

I may be a little biased when it comes to the best SUP Yoga spots in the world, but when you’re lucky enough to share and teach such a wonderful experience on the water, you can’t help but become a little attached to the places you travel to. SUP Yoga for those who aren't familiar, refers ... Continue Reading

Life’s A Beach In Queensland

With around 7,000 kilometres of sun-kissed coastline and more beaches than days in a year, it's not hard to find a patch of sand to call your own in Queensland. Coarse and honeyed, soft and pearly; with crashing swells or translucent shallows; for swimming, snorkelling, sunning, or sandcastle ... Continue Reading

Australia: The Best Of The Best

We call Australia home for a reason. From golden beaches to fiery red deserts, world-renowned coral reefs to lofty mountain ranges, we are blessed with myriad treasures all within our reach. Why set your sights on a land far away when right here in our backyard, we have cosmopolitan cities, ... Continue Reading

What To Pack For A Beach Break

Rachael Melmeth from Beginning Boutique give us her tips for a fashionable summer in the sun. Going coastal these summer holidays? You’ve got the right idea – there’s nothing quite like soaking in that sun, surf and sand to get you in super-relaxation mode. Make sure you’re prepped so ... Continue Reading

Castaway On The Coffs Coast

For an intoxicating sense of freedom, nothing beats a boundless beach where the only footprints are your own. Tuckers Rocks is the sort of place where it doesn’t matter if you’ve forgotten your swimmers. Reached by a road tunnelled by tall flooded gums, this pristine expanse of sand and surf ... Continue Reading

New Zealand’s Upcoming Events In 2016

New Zealand is no stranger to a jam-packed calendar, hosting some of the world's most notable events in NRL, golf, arts, yachting and performance. The year kicks off early in January with a three-day seafood festival, before inviting travellers from all walks with a slew of memorable occasions ... Continue Reading

Venture Off The Tourist Trail In Europe

Of the 10 most visited countries in the world, seven are located in Europe. The continent that stretches from Asia to the Atlantic, Africa to the Arctic, welcomes over 580 million international travellers per year. That figure equates to roughly half the worldwide tourism market and is showing no ... Continue Reading

16 Reasons To Visit Burma In 2016

Burma (Myanmar) is a land of dazzling stupas, ancient teak monasteries, temple-dotted plains and a curious, welcoming population. The country also offers tourists python monks that give blessings, jumping cats, cheap beer and the world's largest reclining Buddha. With tourism in the country on ... Continue Reading

Serenity At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

I found my serenity at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It may sound counterintuitive, but architect I.M. Pei's temple to all things rock offers generations of music-lovers a chance to commune with their muses. When the weather turned rainy on the last day of a United States Great Lakes family ... Continue Reading

6 Reasons To Visit Kansas City In 2016

Baseball is at the heart of American culture. The country lives and breathes the sport.  It starts conversations around the water cooler, provokes fierce debates (sometimes fights) in bars, and generally makes Americans feel good about being American. After all, when it comes to baseball, they ... Continue Reading

Chatting Travel With TV Personality Kris Smith

TV Presenter, model, athlete - Kris Smith is a jack of all trades. Originally hailing from the UK, the former rugby league player made the move down under in 2008 and has since carved out a successful modelling and TV presenting career in his adopted home. A long-time ambassador for Myer - a ... Continue Reading

Memphis’ Unmissable Experiences

This city loves its music. It protects its history. And it's really starting to like its beer. Travellers to Memphis need to know the basics of this Tennessee city nestled on the Mississippi River. It is a capital of blues, rock and roll and soul music, a gritty city where influential musicians ... Continue Reading

Wickedly Cool In Boston

No bucket list is complete without at least one trip to Boston, a city that's forever coming up with new ways to entice visitors to return. Sure, there's always Fenway Park, the Freedom Trail and those zany duck boat tours. But while you were away, the Cradle of Liberty sprouted some wicked cool ... Continue Reading

A Small Airline Making Its Mark In The Pacific

Flying an airline for the first time is almost as exciting as the holiday itself. Unusual I admit, but it's one of those things that gets the jet-fuelled veins of an aviation enthusiast like me racing. With the thrust of the jet engines, magnificent high-altitude views and welcoming in-flight ... Continue Reading

David Reyne Talks River Cruising In Europe With Scenic

Getaway presenter and seasoned traveller David Reyne is no stranger to touring Europe. Trading hire vans for luxury ships, the Scenic ambassador explains why he is captivated by river cruising, reveals his favourite European destination, and tells us his most memorable onshore experience. 1. ... Continue Reading

How To Save With Cosmos

Over 50 years ago, Cosmos decided guided tours shouldn’t have to break the bank. Instead they created budget friendly holidays designed to turn lofty travel dreams into a reality. Offering affordable holiday packages to savvy travellers who insist on getting the most out of their holiday, Cosmos ... Continue Reading

Family Adventure In NSW’s Central Coast

As a Queenslander it usually pains me to admit New South Wales has something better than its northern rivals. That’s a while away when it comes to rugby league. However, it gives me unbridled pleasure to say New South Wales has turned this maroon-blooded Queenslander with its stunning Central ... Continue Reading

Eat Like A Local In NZ

New Zealand lamb is renowned for its flavour and tenderness, but that doesn’t mean Kiwis take it for granted. Once, sheep outnumbered people 22 to 1; these days there are a mere 30 million woollies, but lamb remains as popular to dine on as ever. You’ll find it in many guises, from streets... Continue Reading

Quiz: What Does Your Plane Seat Choice Reveal About You As A Traveller?

Taking a trip is always exciting, and personal comfort is of the utmost importance when travelling. Whether you’re a centre, aisle, window or exit row type of person, your plane seat choice provides insight into your personality and inclinations. Take our quiz to reveal what your seat preference ... Continue Reading