How to take your pets with you on holiday

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We all know it can be heart-breaking to leave your pet behind while you take-off on an adventure, but thankfully, lots of venues and accommodation options have cottoned-on to this and making moves to make it that much easier for travellers with pets. Booking.com has identified their top 5 things to look for in a pet-friendly […]

How to holiday like the Monarchs

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With Pippa Middleton having just gotten married and the Queen about the celebrate her birthday, it’s time to note how the other half live so you can do it, too! Aberdeenshire, Scotland – The Queen loves to spend her summers at Balmoral Castle, which has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since 1852. […]

Find your zen at Sydney’s best yoga Billabong Retreat

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Sometimes you just need some paradise. Just a little bit of absolute, ‘someone else is going to be cooking for me?’, pristine, birdcalls 24/7, fairy lights up to your log cabin, dew on rose petals kind of paradise. Well, Billabong Eco-retreat is paradise with a capital ‘Hello Honey I’m Home To Stay.’ The gorgeous drive […]

8 must-see spots of any Australian open-sea adventure

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Perhaps you’re in the market for a new boat, or you’re a boat owner in need of some inspiration and time away. Australia is surrounded by seas – it’s a most perfect place to venture by boat – and if you choose to travel the watery way, you’ve got an endless array of areas to […]

QT Hotel at Falls Creek has upped its ante

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To them and their concierge service at the hotel, there’s no such thing as ‘no’ apparently. A great mantra and one that could mean a lot of fun for future guests, no doubt the QT Hotel at Falls Creek has turned up the service offering to really start to wow guests. They’re said to be handling […]

Going away? Here’s how to bust the stopover boredom

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Going away? Good. But just because you plan on relaxing at the other end, doesn’t mean the journey there is quite so. That stopover for example? Stressing about meeting  connecting flight and anxious about what you’ll do to kill the 5 hours between can be a stress, so the people at Cheapflights put together a few ideas to make […]

7 most helpful travel apps you need before any trip

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Travelling is what makes life worth living. You get away from home, the people, the job, the realities and anything else that annoys you to take some much needed ‘you’ time, to relax, recharge and get a taste of another life. But, all too often, so many of us pack up and leave without the […]

15 must-do travel tips

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Holidays are life. And when you’re not on one, you’re thinking about or planning the next one you can take. Why? They make you happy, relax you, bust-up the monotony of life and give you something monumental to look forward to. But it’s one thing to take a holiday, it’s another to do it well. Here […]

Need more nature? Visit the Phillip Island Nature Parks (sponsored post)

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There’s nothing quite so grounding as seeing the world operate as it should. Animals do their thing, the oceans ebb and flow, the skies change and all the while, the world keeps spinning without any interference from man. It’s nice to go back to those roots occasionally. Turns out there are lots of places around the […]

PUMA is sending you to Tokyo!

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Platypus Shoes and Puma are making all sorts of sartorial magic for their customers at the moment, offering a seriously incredible deal for a lucky one. Along with Sneaker Freaker and Platypus Shoes, Puma is now offering one lucky sneaker-loving customer from anywhere, and their BFF, the shopping trip of a lifetime to the tune […]

Go Mardi Gras mad this year with a special deal at QT Sydney

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Mardi Gras is upon us and it’s about to turn up! MORE: Here’s the best place in Sydney to see the parade unfold The glitter has been bought, heels tight tight, jockstraps sold-out and gays and lesbians out in full force in Sydney and the country to celebrate the national day of pride, inclusivity, equal […]

Need travel-inspo? Try these top 6 travel audiobooks

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If the in-flight movie selection leaves a lot to be desired and you’ve gone through all the trashy celebrity magazines in your hand luggage, a decent podcast can be a lifesaver. And the best thing is, once you’ve downloaded them you don’t need any data or Wi-Fi – so they’re perfect for when you’re on-the-move. […]