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Len Rutledge Luxury and experiential travel are changing the travel industry and the way many people think about travel. While trips to see grandma will always occur, family trips today are often camping safaris through Africa or visits to remote lodges in Bhutan. Today’s travellers are braver than ever and are prepared to travel well off the beaten track. They are looking for something unique and individual.  As new destinations emerge, traditional tourist hotspots and resorts have to rethink their approach in order to stay relevant. I...

Australia is one of the most sought after vacation destinations of all time. This place offers so many different types of activities for visitors to explore, it’s no wonder why some of its most popular activities show up on the countless bucket list. Scuba Diving in the Great Barrier Reef There are many destinations on this great planet that offer great scuba diving opportunities, but none quite like the Great Barrier Reef. This adventure is the most popular dream of travellers who love to scuba dive. You have not lived the great...

The Gold Coast in Australia is one of the best entertainment hubs for tourists and holidaymakers. Endowed with a brilliant tropical weather, this unique part of Australia is an excellent place to enjoy surfing at the beach, whale watching, diving, surfing, rainforest tours and dinner shows. At the gold Coast, you can partake in a variety of activities that suit your taste and lifestyle. To make it easier for you to get the best out of your next visit, we have provided the following exciting activities that you should do in the Gold Coast. Take...

Australia’s backland is intersected with unsealed roads and trails that offer some of the world’s best mountain biking adventures. For the majority of these trails you need to be well armed with equipment, mountain biking experience, and time. Although some of them are also suited for absolute beginners. Here are our favourites. Kakadu National Park, NT The flat terrain of the Northern Territory is ideal for mountain biking through. This makes riding down the highways a popular sport here. However, riding on the sealed roads, you...

With its outstanding skyscrapers towering against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, Sydney, Australia, is considered by many as one of the most beautiful metropolitan areas in the world. Sydney is bustling with life and energy and provides a broad range of attractions and activities in which visitors can indulge when on holiday. Tourists can choose from a variety of options with something to please everyone. Below are five fun things to do in Sydney city: The Sydney Opera House Sydney boasts one of the world’s most renowned theatres,...

To really feel what is the life like at some place, you need to stay a bit longer than those two weeks of vacation. When you stay somewhere over a month or two, you start paying the bills and even looking for some part time job, you are seriously getting closer to the title of expat. If you are about to stay in Australia for this amount of time, here are some great and useful tips that you will definitely benefit from. Finding Suitable Accommodation If your stay is about to be closer to two months than just two weeks, you need to make...

The spring season is upon us and joie de vivre is all around while Sydney is brimming with events and things to do and see. With so much going on, it can be difficult to choose, so we’re giving you a short guide through the season and we hope you find something of interest. September Sydney Fringe festival – during the entire month – September the 1st through...

Brisbane has become the epicenter of modern and creative Asian cuisine. Incidentally, Brisbane’s Asian restaurants are also some of the best restaurants in Brisbane. For your road trips in Australia, these restaurants are a must-visit.  FantAsia FantAsia Brisbane offers Asian fast food. By using traditional cooking methods and local, seasonal produce, FantAsia delivers fresh and authentic Asian flavors without the price and wait of typical Asian cuisine restaurants.  The main attraction at FantAsia is the Tokyo Beef entree, which...

Posted on Aug 31 2015 - 9:25pm by Archie Ward
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The vast territory that is Australia has much to offer. Each region is unique and has spectaculars landscape that must be explored and experienced. Indulge in a holiday of a lifetime and plan a road trip to see the country. Take a week or two, pack the bags, gather the family, load the vehicle and take snacks for the best Aussie road trips. Driving ensures that you do not miss anything between starting and finishing destinations. Take your time and visit some of the most amazing areas on the continent. 1) Great Ocean Road-Victoria The...

Whether you want to spend your weekend in Tasmania enjoying the pristine beaches, take a longer trip to explore the rugged wilderness that Tasmania is famous for or experience a bit of culture and fine cuisine, there is much to see and do for the whole family. Cradle Mountain National Park Wilderness-bound: Cradle Mountain National Park Take an excursion in the countryside to Tasmania’s famous Cradle Mountain National Park area. Hire a car and drive up to Cradle Mountain and Lake St. Clair, a World Heritage Site. There are picturesque...