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Byte Size Travel News: 28th Aug 15

Your weekly dose of byte-size travel news. Perth Airport gets a shiny new Qantas lounge, Pan Pacific Perth unveils a fresh new look, and Intrepid launch a tour to North Korea.  

Tourism NZ embrace their inner child

Tourism New Zealand has jumped on the adult colouring-in bandwagon by releasing a series of sketches i collaboration with New Zealand artist Gabby Malpas. Until very recently, I had no idea adult colouring-in was even a thing. Turns out it's a...

Byte Size Travel: 18th Aug 15

From the opening of the new Melbourne Airport T4 to the announcement that we'll soon be able to visit a galaxy far, far away, this is the news you need to know this week. 

Byte Size Travel: 9th Aug 15

There’s so much happening in the world of travel at the moment I thought I’d start a weekly whip around of what’s on, what’s new, and what needs to be on your radar. Here’s the first of what (hopefully) will become a weekly affair. 

P&O Pacific Eden fly-through

P&O Cruises have released a fly-through inside their new Pacific Eden and Pacific Aria cruise ships, both set to launch at a star-studded ceremony in Sydney this November. 

Image: Destination Brisbane Consortium 2014

Big changes coming to Brisbane

Brisbane, the city affectionately known as Brisvegas, is set to undergo a massive transformation following the approval of a multi billion dollar development for the city’s riverside.

Byron set to get first Accor Hotel

Elements of Byron, a new $100 million beachfront resort, is set to become Accor’s first property in Byron Bay following the signing of an agreement under its boutique luxury brand – The MGallery Collection.

Boeing reveals patent for upright sleeper

I can’t sleep on planes. I’ve tried sleeping with my head against the seat in front, sprawled out on my tray table, leaning on the passenger beside me… but unless the sleep gods are smiling on me that day, it doesn’t happen. It would seem the...

Is the selfie stick dangerous?

Selfie sticks have spread like wildfire. Your have one, your aunt has one, even US President Barack Obama has one… but are they dangerous? Maybe. The National Portrait Gallery in Canberra has just announced a ban on the much maligned selfie...