Top Places to Visit and Things to Do in Perth

Setting foot on the sun-drenched streets of Perth always brings out the adventurous side of every traveller. Tucked away on Australia’s western coastline lies Perth, a hidden gem that beckons those seeking thrill, wonder, and memories. Here are top places to... Read More

Visit Brisbane Brings Virtual Sunshine Into Your Home

While you and the rest of the world stay inside, Brisbane comes to you. Visit Brisbane wants to bring a ray of #virtualsunshine into your home with a range of shows, videos, and virtual tours to keep you entertained and inspired. There’ll be time for you to fly and... Read More

The Great Australian Road Trip

Australia’s famed driving routes are not confined to boys’ trips or romantic getaways — they are equally great holiday options for families that want a whole new experience together Bring back the nostalgia of childhood vacations through scenic drives as you embark on... Read More

Halal Restaurants For Your Next Trip to Australia

Words by Maresa Manara  Travelling the world is about seeing new places, dining out and sampling food you might never have tried. Yet for Muslim travellers, finding Halal-certified places to eat isn’t always easy. Luckily, in Australia you can find halal food in many... Read More

Australia Untamed: Discover the Wildlife from Downunder

You won’t find Australian wildlife naturally anywhere else in the world other than in the great land downunder. The southern continent has some of the most unique and unusual local creatures you’re likely to ever find. Venture deep, beyond the spectacular... Read More

Live the experience: Immersive Australian adventures

Don’t just visit these Australian icons, experience them to the fullest with immersive stays that really make you feel a part of the incredible Aussie landscape. The adventure is real! To get to the real heart of Australia and its truly original culture, people and... Read More

The buzz: Off the beaten track in Australia

Steer away from the East Coast and head to the Australian heartland, the Tassie Coast, or the rugged western front for a road trip that is anything but ordinary The most immersive way to grab yourself an authentic taste of Australia is to hit the intricate array of... Read More

Come on a seafood safari in South Australia

Ready to eat, fish and swim your way through a coastal safari, Australia-style? When it comes to safari adventures, most instantly think  of expeditions into the jungle, or to spot wildlife in a savannah. In South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula, embark on a safari with a... Read More

Six thrilling Australian family adventures

Let the kids join in on the fun of outdoor adventure, with activities the whole family will love. When Down Under, do as the Aussies do, and embrace their love of the outdoors. From surfing and swimming with dolphins to tobogganing and water sports, master a new... Read More

Australia’s magical alpine country

Think you’ve completed that Australian holiday wishlist? Think again. Winter is approaching in the great southern land and that means the high country comes alive with magical powdered slopes perfect for skiing, snowboarding and a whole lot of winter wonderland... Read More

Three Australian sporting events you won’t want to miss

Ready, set, go! Get your tickets for your trip Down Under and let the games begin! Combining travel with sporting events is a sure fire way to inject some fun into any holiday. You can enjoy the excitement of the competitions and crowning of the winners — and in your... Read More

Uluru: Art-throb in Australia’s red centre

Words by Sonia Nazareth The majestic appeal of the Red Desert, that has graced the cover of many a travel magazine, has always enticed people to visit the Northern Territory. Recently however, there’s been a new addition to the region.  If you’re looking at more than... Read More

Cairns – Australia’s Tropical North

Welcome to Australia’s laid back and beautiful tropical north. Cairns sits up towards the pointy, north end of the east coast and enjoys a tropical climate that’s perfectly suited to a chilled out holiday. It’s also a gateway to the dramatic natural... Read More

Driving Australia’s spectacular Great Ocean Road

Words by Rishad Saam Mehta Sassy, energetic, good-looking and game for anything ”“ if Melbourne was in the dating game this is how her profile would read. Besides being pretty and lively, with fantastic entertainment and food to boot, Melbourne has two great reasons... Read More

Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix approaches!

Start your engines, not long now until Melbourne ignites with the roar of one of the world’s most hotly contested motor races – the Formula One Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. From March 17 to 20, the world’s most expensive cars will compete in the... Read More

Australia’s winter wonderland

Snow-capped mountains and sensational ski resorts are not usually what comes to mind when you think of Australia. In the country’s southern state of Victoria however, there’s a virtual winter wonderland where crisp mountain air, blue skies and soft white... Read More

A-Z of adrenalin and thrills in Australia

Abseiling/Rock Climbing The Greater Blue Mountains in New South Wales, The Grampians and Bungonia State Recreation Area in Victoria and Ormiston Gorge in the Northern Territory are well known rock climbing sites. Federation Peak in Tasmania’s Southwest National Park... Read More

Whale watching central in Queensland, Australia

Do southern humpback whales frolic? It’s a question I often ask myself whenever I get up close and personal with a group of ’humpies’ relaxing in Queensland’s Great Sandy Strait off Fraser Island. While two adolescent male whales apparently show as much interest in a... Read More

Australia’s First Frequent Flyer Program for Pets

Your pets can now earn you points if they fly with you on a domestic Virgin Australia flight. In what is an Australian airline first, Silver, Gold and Platinum Velocity members can earn  50%, 75% and 100% bonus points respectively when travelling with their dog or... Read More

Exploring Australia’s Red Centre with kids

Deborah Dickson-Smith is a family travel expert having explored the world with her lovely children in tow. See more of her tips for travelling with kids at  Exploring Uluru Uluru is one of the most recognisable Australian landmarks. Ask anyone. Which... Read More

Touring for turtles in Australia’s north

Bundaberg, in Queensland’s north, is known mainly for its sugarcane harvest and the rather famous bi-product of that, Bundaberg Rum. If you want to go local and try a ‘Bundy-and-coke’ then the distillery is probably worth a visit but this family is more... Read More