Category: Oceania

5 of the best restaurant views in the world

1. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge – Tanzania, Africa This one is a personal favourite of mine as we spent a few nights of our honeymoon here.  A truly incredible location with a restaurant that overlooks one of the finest locations in Africa. 2. Skyline Restaurant – Queenstown, New Zealand A stunning location with great staff and
3 other jewels of Australia besides the usual suspects

3 other jewels of Australia besides the usual suspects

When people think of holidays to Australia and tourist attractions or they tend to think of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour bridge, Ayers rock (Uluru) and the Great Barrier Reef. However there are many more stunning jewels in the land down under which are equally as impressive as the above mentioned landmarks. The
Anticipation is mounting for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Anticipation is mounting for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Excitement is building in the run up to next month’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week (19th-27th August 2011), Australia’s largest and most prestigious offshore yachting event.  With 100 entries received to date, a new Superyacht division for motor yachts and a stellar social programme, Hamilton Island’s 28th annual regatta is set to be a runaway success.
Enjoy a honeymoon full of action and adventure on Kangaroo Island

Enjoy a honeymoon full of action and adventure on Kangaroo Island

Couples who prefer action adventures to lying on a bright white beach should definitely consider Kangaroo Island South Australia for their honeymoon. The destination is home to some of the world’s most unique wildlife that cannot be seen anywhere else in the wild including the elusive Echidna and Glossy Black Cockatoo. Venture down to Seal
5 of the most wonderful sites for bungee jumping

5 of the most wonderful sites for bungee jumping

Most people go on holiday for rest. However, there is a group of tourists who do not seek rest, but thrills on their holiday. This type of person seeks a large injection of adrenalin, of which bungee jumping provides probably the biggest dosage of any sporting activity. Bungee jumping is the kind of activity that
Interview with Karen Gee, Managing Director of Journeys of Distinction

Interview with Karen Gee, Managing Director of Journeys of Distinction

Karen Gee is Managing Director of Journeys of Distinction, a specialist tour operator selling luxury escorted tours from the UK to a wide range of destinations worldwide from New Zealand to Russia and from South America to India. The company offers a very high level of customer service and Karen regularly meets with customers to
10 hidden gems for wining and dining

10 hidden gems for wining and dining

Tripadvisor has released its ’10 hidden gems for wining and dining’. Making the shortlist are the following: 1. Enoteca de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal 2. La Vineria Bollicine, Sorrento, Italy 3. Chez Marcel, Paris, France 4. Voyager Estate, Margaret River, Australia 5. The Wine Cellar, Willemstad, Curacao 6. Rust en Vrede, Stellenbosch, South Africa 7. La
Destinations that will fulfil your dreams

Destinations that will fulfil your dreams

Whether you dream of a romantic hideaway, an unforgettable ski experience, an African safari, an escape to your own tropical paradise or a scuba diving adventure, there are plenty of fantastic destinations that can make that dream a reality. Here are some of the best the world has to offer. Nestled in the coral-rich turquoise
The world's best pools

The world's best pools

In the highly competitive tourism industry, pools have become a focal point in most of the world’s finest resorts and hotels. They are not only a place to unwind, swim a few laps or work on your tan; many are architectural wonders. For the family oriented market, indoor and outdoor water parks are all the
Interview with Philip Hamilton-Grierson, Marketing Director at Cox & Kings

Interview with Philip Hamilton-Grierson, Marketing Director at Cox & Kings

Philip has worked at Cox & Kings since 1993. Having travelled extensively in South America, Africa and Europe, both before and after University (Edinburgh), he had caught a severe case of the travel bug and he joined the company as a Latin America tour consultant. He was only supposed to be there as a two-week

Introducing the all new Virgin Australia

Watch Virgin Australia‘s new television commercial which features industry experts Juli Grbac, responsible for the Virgin Australia uniforms and Hans Hulsbosch, who created the new airline’s logo and plane design.

Top 10 cosy beachside hotels

Looking for something cosy and with a beach on your doorstep? Then you’re in luck as Tripadvisor have just shared their top 10 cosy beachside hotels. Making the list are hotels from all over the world so, without further ado, here you go: 1. Breakfast on the Beach Lodge, Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2. Utopia

5 great activities to enjoy on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has some wonderful activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family. So once you’ve booked your accommodation, you may want to consider these suggestions for fun family activities that are sure to please the whole family! Take the family snorkeling The Gold Coast has some wonderful places to go snorkeling and
Turtle Island Fiji: a luxury escapade to the South Pacific

Turtle Island Fiji: a luxury escapade to the South Pacific

Of all the luxury destinations in the world Turtle Island Fiji rates amongst the top most romantic and beautiful holiday sites in the world. This intimate and welcoming island nestled in the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean is part of a dream world, in which you can forget all the stress and turmoil of the world you
Interview with Will Bolsover, Managing Director of World Safaris

Interview with Will Bolsover, Managing Director of World Safaris

Will Bolsover has worked in travel and Africa for the past 15 years. Starting out as a teacher in the remotewestern region of Kenya, he went on to study French and African and Asian Studies at Sussex University then worked as a safari guide in numerous African destinations. Six years ago, he set up the

4 of the most spectacular underground experiences

One of the main benefits of luxury travel, I have long believed, is that it affords us the opportunity to explore the most unusual, fascinating and unique aspects of our own planet. I love to discover new places and new perspectives, unearth forgotten worlds and embrace the unfamiliar. Although realistically there are few frontiers left