Summer Holiday Travel Claims On The Rise

Allianz reveals Aussies made more claims this summer, with summer holiday claims up 32 percent. Monkey attacks, slippery ski slopes and fitness fails are just a few scenarios Australians found themselves in this summer. Data released by Allianz Global Assistance, the assistance provider […]

Touring Japan In Large Groups

Jetstar has just done it again and released incredible prices for return flights to Japan from anywhere in Australia. This is a similar offer to what I took up last year, along with another family, with the attitude of “book now and […]

#SheInspires Michelle Lee

Sydney woman Michelle Lee is set to become the first Australian woman to cross any ocean solo in a rowboat, when she arrives in English Harbour in Antigua this month. The 46-year-old left La Gomera in the Canary Islands on December 12 and […]

15 Must See Beaches In Australia

Visiting the beach has become a staple for most Australians during summer. With over 10,000 beaches, Australians are truly spoilt for choice. From pristine white sands, turquoise, aqua and scarlet blue waters, big waves or calm waters, there really is a beach […]

10 Holiday Packing Tips

As teachers, children and parents prepare to run free, many of us will be thinking of our holidays. Are you heading to the coast or perhaps an island destination? Many of us in Australia head to sunny, beach climates at this time […]

Do You Know The Real Santa Claus?

Santa Claus will soon be coming to town, bringing gifts to children. Santa has several aliases, depending on the part of the world you live in. The English call him Father Christmas, the French know him as Père Noël, and Kris Kringle […]

Why You Should Visit Provence

Ah, Provence…. Warm and welcoming , with beaches, history, rolling vineyards, gastronomic experiences, sensational chocolate and healing lavender. Provence is a beautiful region in South Eastern France known for its diverse landscapes.Think Alps, plains, the French Riviera and calanques (rocky inlets perfect […]

No More Secrets For Heide

It was a cloudy morning when we parked our SUV at 7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen in Victoria. Despite out-of-towners assumption about Melbourne’s weather, November was a pleasant, warm and breezy 31 degrees. I was thrilled when my cousins suggested we visit the […]

No Bali Belly, Just Bali Adventures

It’s been four years since my last trip to Bali with the girls and an overriding impression on our recent six day retreat (there were four of us) was that the popular holiday spot, which attracts more than 1m Australians a year, […]

Singapore Slings Us A Great Time

The last time I visited Singapore was in 2002, on my way back from living overseas for six years. With the recent release of the film Crazy Rich Asians and my need for a destination to celebrate my son turning 18, Singapore […]

Escape To Bali With Villa Finder

When it comes to holidaying in exotic locations within reasonable reach of Australia, most travellers (other than backpackers) first have to decide if they want to stay at a luxury hotel or hire a luxury villa. Families and groups of friends are […]

Why You Need To Visit The Amalfi Coast

A trip to visit the Amalfi Coast, Italy, should be on every traveller’s list. Check out these 7 reasons why you need to visit the Amalfi Coast. ASAP.   For the Coastal Drive   Frequently voted as one of the best coastal drives […]

Survival Guide: 24 Hours In Venice

Topdeck have come up with a handy guide on how to make the most of 24 hours in Venice. Have a plan (of sorts) For those foodies, look up a few cool places to eat/drink and organise your trip around these. Usually […]

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