Why you need the Victorinox Spectra suitcase for your post-lockdown travels

Standing at the luggage carousel at any airport around the world, the sea of suitcases on rotation in a mind-numbingly wide array of different variations of black is about the most unexciting element of any airport experience. Not to mention, the struggle of trying to find the bag that’s rightfully yours as you prise it […]

The best ways to travel in a COVID world

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If you are someone who loves to travel, and you are keen to make sure that you can still do so no matter what might be going on in the world, then there are a number of things that you might want to bear in mind about that. If you are looking at the post-covid […]

4 hotels to stay at in Queensland now the borders are open

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We’re taking any good news we can get these days and with the latest revelation that Queensland’s going to open its borders to Victoria and NSW, that’s about as good as it gets! With trips being planned and flights being booked, let’s take a look at four of urban Queensland’s top hotels to really throw […]

8 essential items for your outback adventure

What is the outback exactly? Even if you’ve lived in Australia all your life, it can be difficult to define precisely what the word means, and if you’re a visitor, it’s even more of a challenge. We’ve all got an idea of what ‘outback’ means to us personally, but until you’re there in the unknown […]

Backpacking the world

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Backpacking can be an incredible, life-changing endeavour. The opportunity to experience a wealth of different cultures is a true privilege and the experience of travelling to previously unexplored parts of the world can create memories that last a lifetime. You would be hard pressed to find anyone who went backpacking and did not discover at […]

Why Australia’s your next top-three travel destination

First came Petra in Jordan, then the Galapagos Islands, followed closely thereafter by Australia’s spiritual heartland, Kata Tjuta and Uluru. The Lonely Planet ranking comes in an unprecedented 2020 that’s limiting international travel and impacting domestic visitation. Uluru is being acknowledged for its sustainable practices and ability to connect travellers with Aboriginal culture. Uluru climbed […]

Moving to Australia – what you should know

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Relocating abroad is scary and fun and scary some more. But the pay-off is potentially the new life you’ve dreamed of. There are, however, some significant considerations to keep in mind when moving to Australia. There’s the distance, for one thing (even a quick trip to neighbouring New Zealand involves a 1,382 mile flight between […]

Road tripping New Zealand’s South Island

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Few places are as stunning as New Zealand’s South Island. With its dramatic scenery and relative isolation, there’s nowhere better to hit the road in a camper van. Sure, it would be nicer to roll around in a luxury 6 star RV, but for those of us not lucky enough to win a EuroMillions jackpot, […]

4 things to know when planning your trip to Japan

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For many tourists, Japan is one of those countries they have to visit at least once in their lifetime. If you are planning your trip to this amazing country, then it is going to be the trip you will remember for the rest of your life. Many people think that traveling to Japan is very […]

Travelling sustainably: Lonely Planet’s guide to not killing the earth while you holiday

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Think off-grid camps, community stays, responsible wildlife encounters, cultural immersion tours, conservation opportunities, green hotels and more, the new guide book by Lonely Planet, available this March, has the Earth’s back. “While the global tourism industry has made great strides towards sustainability in recent years, achieving sustainable tourism is a continuous process,” Lonely Planet says. “This process […]

Australian’s travel guide essentials for your next trip to Italy

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“According to The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, there were 978,421 Australian citizens who visited Italy in 2017, making it the 6th most popular overseas destination,” says Roberto Carozza, a travel expert from travelspring.it. Mr Carozza continues that say, “And it’s easy to see why, Italy provides a beautiful holiday destination and […]

Everything you need to know about Australian citizen visas for Spain

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Did you know that Spain was the third most visited country in 2016? Approximately 75.6 million tourists flocked to the beautiful European country. Of that number, The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Spain was Australia’s 22nd largest short-term destination. In the year ended September 2017, 88,500 Australian residents returned from Spain following […]