Category: Oceania

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Doing good in 2022

Happy New Year! If 2021 was the year when travel got back on its feet, here’s to 2022 being the year that travel runs again. My encouragement to you is to remember the ‘forgotten victims’ of COVID – those communities dependent on tourism who have lost their livelihoods and become unable to provide for their
Take a tour of 8 of the best New Zealand wine regions

Take a tour of 8 of the best New Zealand wine regions

When we mention New Zealand, you may think of the impressive nature, the Lord of the Rings films and Maori culture, but the country is also increasingly well known for its wine.  There are about 700 wineries throughout the whole country. The cool summers and mild winters of the Southern hemisphere ensure a long growing
6 of Queensland’s most luxurious islands

6 of Queensland’s most luxurious islands

With 6973 kilometres of coastline, plenty of sunshine, pristine beaches and 1955 islands, Queensland is a pure paradise. Discover ancient rainforests, The Great Barrier Reef, colourful coastal towns, national parks, unique Australian wildlife and more. Featuring one of Australia’s warmest climates, there are plenty of opportunities to soak up the beach vibes and explore Queensland’s
A short guide to luxury yacht charters in Fiji and the South Pacific

A short guide to luxury yacht charters in Fiji and the South Pacific

If you’ve ever wanted to explore one of the more remote corners of the world, then the 25,000 islands of the South Pacific will surely capture your attention – and one of the best places to start is the paradisaical Fijian archipelago best explored through a luxury yacht charter. Luxury yacht options and advantages The Mediterranean
Australia's first Luxury Collection Hotel to open in Hobart

Australia's first Luxury Collection Hotel to open in Hobart

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has announced the Australian debut of the brand. The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart will open next month, inviting travelers and explorers to Hobart on a transformative experience inspired by the unique local culture of Australia’s island state. Situated in the historic
The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

We might not always realise it, but we can pretty much travel anywhere on this globe and enjoy uninterrupted holidays. Celebrities however don’t always have that luxury. They are spotted and chased by paparazzi, fans, press and who knows what else. As a result they prefer travelling to places that aren’t always easy to reach
10 ways to feel New South Wales

10 ways to feel New South Wales

The most memorable journeys are the ones that unfurl our world to reveal new views, connect us with our people and teach us something surprising – often about ourselves. And wherever you venture across New South Wales, you’ll find energising, life-affirming experiences to refresh your perspective. Here’s where to get started. Own your freedom There’s
10 Sydney locations to refresh your Insta feed

10 Sydney locations to refresh your Insta feed

With countless stunning views to take in and striking architecture, there are few destinations quite as photogenic as Sydney, a dreamy union of sand, surf, city and nature. From Bondi Beach to vantage points on Sydney Harbour, here are the ultimate spots to snap an Instagram-worthy shot around the city. Bondi Icebergs, Bondi Beach Sydney
Once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences from around the world

Once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences from around the world

Red, Amber, Green. The travel traffic light system is now firmly etched into the minds of would-be travellers. Whilst the confusion continues, tour operator Trafalgar has issued The Gold List – a curation of worldly travel experiences that you never knew existed. USA: Meet a member of Johnny Cash’s family during New Orleans Jazz Festival
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2021's best eco-luxury hotels

Sustainable travel will ensure the destinations we cherish will be around for future generations. Sustainable luxury tourism applies to using local guides, using energy-efficient transport, dining at restaurants that source organic and local produce, and of course eco-luxury accommodation. Amid a pandemic and ongoing environmental issues such as global warming, travel is increasingly important, and
Hidden gems in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park

Hidden gems in the Greater Blue Mountains National Park

If you love uncovering something new in a familiar destination, then this one’s for you. The spectacular Greater Blue Mountains National Park, located on Sydney’s doorstep, is brimming with hidden gems. Here’s some off-the-beaten track inspiration for when we can travel next. Enjoy village life If you venture west along the Great Western Highway, Mount Victoria is
7 of the best glamping options to try in New South Wales

7 of the best glamping options to try in New South Wales

Prefer not to leave the comforts of home behind when you go camping? Check out these picturesque glamping stays in NSW, from cosy winery escapes to safari-style bush luxury, and plan the ultimate camping trip for when travel opens again. Bubbletent Australia, Blue Mountains Stargazers and romantics will fall in love with these magical clear
10 ways to feel nostalgic in New South Wales

10 ways to feel nostalgic in New South Wales

Many of us are daydreaming about holidays gone by right now, and where we might go next. Recapture the nostalgic spirit of the good old days of warm weather trips including farm stays, milkshakes and fish and chips on the sand. Whether you want to revisit your favourite camping spot or explore the vintage stores in country towns, here are 10 memory-making travel ideas across Sydney and NSW. Order an ice-cream
Top 10 countries in the world to go skinny dipping

Top 10 countries in the world to go skinny dipping

Though swimming naked is still taboo in some countries, it is perfectly acceptable in many parts of the world to bare it all and enjoy a swim without fear of judgment. But where are the best countries for skinny dipping? New research from Outforia has revealed the world’s top 10 skinny dipping countries and France
5 places to find koalas in NSW

5 places to find koalas in NSW

From their fluffy ears to their paunchy pouches, koalas are one of the most adored critters on the planet – and around 20,000 of them are thought to call New South Wales home. Here’s where to find these endearing marsupials happily at home among the gum trees — and how you can help them stay that
Intercontinental Hotels 3rd night free promotion 2021

Intercontinental Hotels 3rd night free promotion 2021

Great news! The free night promotion of Intercontinental Hotels from early 2021 to June of this year has been extended until the end of December 2021. Guests who book for 3 nights’ stay during this time will only pay for 2 nights. The extended offer now means that guests can enjoy a long weekend at