Australasia/ Pacific

GET SET FOR AUSSIES’ TOP SUMMER ADVENTURES

GET SET FOR AUSSIES’ TOP SUMMER ADVENTURES

 JAYCO AUSTRALIA COUNTS DOWN THEIR TOP 10 SUMMER ADVENTURES As the weather begins to warm up, Jayco is encouraging travellers across the co...
Leave the pace of modern life behind….

Leave the pace of modern life behind….

When you visit World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island (LHI), a lush natural paradise less than two hours by plane from Sydney.
MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

Have you ever thought of Melbourne’s Docklands area as a must-see tourist destination…somewhere you’d choose to stay, play and eat rig...
Touring South-Western Queensland

Touring South-Western Queensland

In 1868, Patsy Durack and his brother-in-law, John Costello, left their homes in the Goulburn area, and headed up into Western Queensland, l...
Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Forbes is set to recreate the quintessential Aussie bonfire night, but with a twist. On June 22, Forbes Shire Council is coordinating an ama...
THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

THE OVEN TIMER IS SET – 30 DAYS & COUNTING UNTIL PIE TIME 2019

The ingredients are prepped, organisers have added some extra ‘spice’ to this year’s recipe and the oven timer is set – it’s just...
Dark Mofo: the festival that makes the most of winter in Hobart

Dark Mofo: the festival that makes the most of winter in Hobart

Winter is coming! No, that’s not a Game of Thrones reference, but rather a call to crack out your thermal underwear and embrace the cold t...
Take a break on the Tweed Coast – there’s something for everyone!

Take a break on the Tweed Coast – there’s something for everyone!

As far as travel destinations go, Byron Bay has been big for a couple of decades, while further north the Gold Coast still has the razzle da...
WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

WARTIME MEMORIES BUT I’S ALWAYS “ISLAND TIME” IN THE HAPI ISLES!

JOHN McNAMEE continues on his journey through an enchanting South Pacific archipelago   It’s probably the most famous coconut shell i...
Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

All Australians, including military history and literary enthusiasts from across the globe are being encouraged to travel to the Northern Te...
Full Time Nomads – On the Road with Jenn and Jeannette

Full Time Nomads – On the Road with Jenn and Jeannette

By Greg Barron Many of us dream of saying goodbye to everyday life and travelling the length and breadth of this vast country we live in.
Your 2019 calendar of New South Wales events

Your 2019 calendar of New South Wales events

By Sarah Halfpenny   If you’re not planning an overseas trip this year, why not explore your own backyard?
BANANA BOAT BLISS TO A SACRED ISLAND

BANANA BOAT BLISS TO A SACRED ISLAND

JOHN McNAMEE EXPLORES AN EXOTIC PALM-FRINGED PARADISE   The small open banana boat nosed its way gently above the sharp-edged shoals of...
Howe To DIY on Lord Howe Island

Howe To DIY on Lord Howe Island

The perfect destination for Doing. Lord Howe Island is the perfect destination to Do It Yourself.
Fishing for Nomads

Fishing for Nomads

The nomadic lifestyle is not for everyone, but for those who enjoy life on the road, fishing is often part of the attraction.
10 of Australia’s oldest pubs turning on the charm of bygone days

10 of Australia’s oldest pubs turning on the charm of bygone days

With Australian cities continuing to evolve into groaning hubs of concrete, neon and skyscrapers, there is something particularly alluring a...
Footy Fever and A Muddy River of Wonders!

Footy Fever and A Muddy River of Wonders!

and Melbourne’s trams hold the key to the city’s sights JOHN McNAMEE reports   It wasn’t looking so good.
For The Love of Festivals

For The Love of Festivals

Its clear people love festivals — Sydney’s 2017 Vivid has just set a new record of 2.33 million attendees but what’s the appetite and...
Getting to know Australia’s Bush Storyteller, Nicole Alexander

Getting to know Australia’s Bush Storyteller, Nicole Alexander

Nicole Alexander is one of Australia’s best-known novelists, weaving threads of history, adventure and romance into unique and fascinating...
Tamworth Country Music Festival

Tamworth Country Music Festival

If there’s one thing to tick off your bucket list, it’s the iconic Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth.