Best reasons to add the Kerala Backwaters to the top of your bucket list

Kerala Backwaters India Contiki 2

You may not have heard of Kerala backwaters, in fact, you may not have heard of Kerala at all, but this state in Southern India holds the secret to one of the lushest experiences of your life. With winding rivers and lagoons stretching over a whopping 1000 kms, water is an integral part of life […]

Christmas giveaway: Win a Thule Subterra Rolling Carry-On

Thule Subterra Carry On train station

If there’s one thing you can never stop appreciating it’s a good piece of travel luggage. From the carry-on to the check-in, something hardy, spacious, light weight and stylish never goes astray, which is why the likes of what Thule offers is second-to-none. Since 1942 in Sweden, the Thule brand has been pumping out quality […]

The ultimate guide to stylishly eating your way around in West Hollywood

Hollywood boulevard life at blue hour!

West Hollywood is a 1.9-square mile oasis of celebrity flutter, money-throwing excess and venues with some of the most sensational food and drink offerings in all of the USA. Jumping on board a relatively quick 14-hour flight direct from Sydney to LAX with American Airlines is now a lot simpler since they opened their new […]

Why the Eurail network is the best and most preferred way to travel Europe

Eurail train Backpackers at Milan train station, Italy

If you’re from Australia and you’re yet to travel to Europe, have you even travelled? In an age where over 47% of people aged 18-35 are influenced by social media to travel of 44% from friends alone, it’s hardly any surprise that Europe still has the biggest allure, with an estimated 8.4 million holidays taken […]

West Hollywood’s newest hotel in the heart of the Design District, La Peer

La Peer Hotel West Hollywood THE F Bar

Around the corner from Craig’s, down the road from The Abbey, super close to the West Hollywood design district and located just a stone’s throw from West Hollywood’s most recently completed hotel The Jeremy West Hollywood stands La Peer Hotel. Or more, what will be La Peer Hotel when it’s completed in January 2018. It […]

Visit West Hollywood and stay at The Jeremy

Jeremy Hotel West Hollywood THE F outside night

West Hollywood isn’t slammed with hotels, but the ones it has set the bar high when it comes to what to expect from Californian accommodation. The Jeremy West Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard is one of them, bringing a brand new, well-polished, light, airy, Scandinavian feel to the strip that can’t be contended with. The Jeremy […]

How to fly: American Airlines Business Class

American Airlines Boeing 777 Business Class

Australians love to travel. And if some stats from finder.com.au are anything to go by, America makes the cut of top-three most preferred destinations on the list of countries we love to travel to. But the days of flying economy are so passe, so when it comes to flying to and from the US there’s […]

Want to go to Africa? Then Bench Africa safaris is your answer

Seeing Africa is one of those must-do things in life. Something about the beauty of such an untouched landscape, the raw power and ferocity of native animals and the warm and welcoming nature of the locals that brings people right back down to earth and by the end of their time, means they never want […]

Travelling? Here’s a guide on how to tip when abroad

Tipping dollars on plate

When you’re an Aussie overseas, the one thing you quickly learn you won’t like is the almost globally-accepted custom of tipping. It sucks. But it doesn’t seem like it’s going anywhere, any time soon, so getting your head around how to do it right is vital. Here’s how it goes courtesy of language masters, Babbel… Tipping […]

Nobu Hospitality is slowly taking over more of Europe

Nobu Restaurant Barcelona

Nobu isn’t just for quality Japanese food anymore. It’s for more. And Robert De Niro is making sure of it. The globally established luxury lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, and Selenta Group, has just opened a new location in Barcelona, Spain and it’s glorious.  Nobu Hotels and Restaurants are a […]

Where to go in Europe if you’ve already seen it all

Europe is a magical continent, filled with beautiful architecture and interesting history, but there is so much more to see than just the Eiffel Tower and the Colosseum. Get off the beaten track and see some more of what Europe has to offer thanks to Babbel, the shortest path to learning a new language. Porto, Portugal […]

The best things about the diversity of Hong Kong

Sunrise over Victoria Harbor as viewed atop Victoria Peak, Hong Kong.

Whether it’s just for a stopover, of for a holiday, Hong Kong is a vibrant, cultural metropolis bursting with delicious food, colourful history and plenty of activities. MORE: See our top first-hand travel tips to hong Kong here The best way to describe Hong Kong is an “Assault on the Senses”. Skyscrapers tower above you, […]