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Muriwai: An unexpected gem

When most people go looking for rugged beauty in New Zealand, the South Island is the default destination… but the North Island has it’s fair share of rocky coastline and wide open plains too. Best of all...

Top five things to do in Penang

Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in things to see and do. I was in town for a few days but feel I barely scratched the surface of what the island had...

Which cruise line is right for you

Cruising is one of the fastest growing holiday options right now. But with so many operators to choose from, knowing which brand and ship is right for you isn’t easy. Should you go for the newest and shiniest...

Glamping on Sydney Harbour

Does Cockatoo Island offer Sydney’s best urban camping? We think so. Despite being in the midst of one of Sydney’s coldest cold snaps earlier this year, we thought it would be fun to camp in the middle of...

In defence of the hotel day spa

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, and the easiest way to force yourself into a state of blissful relaxation is a massage. Whenever we travel, one of the first places we seek out (aside from a bar) is...

Hotel Review: Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences

Surfers Paradise is a destination I've always had mixed feelings about. On one hand it's a soulless place where steel and glass dominate the landscape, and on the other a beachside haven that somehow fills my...

What’s new for the New Zealand 2017 ski season

New Zealand is far and away our favourite ski destination. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and the powder is pretty much guaranteed to change your life. If, like us, you’re planning to duck over the pond for some on the ski slopes, here’s everything...

Step your way to a free holiday

Staying fit when you travel can be a challenge sometimes. For every effort you make to get active, there is a lazy long lunch or breakfast buffet looking to get in your way. To encourage travellers to get out and do a little more exercise on...

Sydney to Hong Kong return for under $700

Cathay Pacific has launched a shiny new Economy Class sale from Australia to over 80 destinations, with flights starting from as little as $675 to Asia and $1331 to Europe. See below for some of the fare ex Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Fares on sale...

Travel hacks from real travellers

I love a good travel hack. Anything that makes the travel experience easier or more enjoyable is definitely worth doing. I’ve read a lot of different hacks over the years, some of them more complicated than others (I’m looking at you frequent...

Scoot celebrate milestone with massive sale

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot is celebrating carrying 50 million passengers in five years with a huge sale from Australia to popular destinations across Asia – and Greece! As part of the sale, fares from Perth to Singapore will start...

Qantas unveil new Brisbane domestic lounge

Qantas will throw open the doors to its new Domestic Business Lounge and Premium Lounge Entry next week as part of the airline’s multi-million dollar upgrade at Brisbane Airport. The Domestic Business Lounge is 30 per cent bigger than the previous...

How to maximise your annual leave this year

I really wish I didn’t have to take a holiday this year, said no one ever. If you’re like us, you’ll be trying to take advantage of every day public holiday you can to spend more time travelling this year. Rather than whipping out...