Australasia/ Pacific

Slice of Life Tours

Slice of Life Tours

As I grow older and some say wiser, I find that travelling to far-flung destinations can be arduous.
A MAJESTIC ROAD TRIP

A MAJESTIC ROAD TRIP

by Phil Hawkes Forget the blues. The inspirational, world famous Blue Mountains west of Sydney are beckoning and an easy road trip from Sydn...
FIJIAN ISLAND RE-OPENS

FIJIAN ISLAND RE-OPENS

After a 28 week closure and a reinvestment in excess of AUD13.5 million, Fiji’s VOMO Island has now re-opened.
Spring time on Norfolk Island

Spring time on Norfolk Island

Spring is the great rejuvenator, the renewal of life. Spring unleashes beauty. It is nature detox.
Visit the Lockyer Valley

Visit the Lockyer Valley

If it’s keeping active you’re after, there’s plenty to see and do in the Lockyer Valley… The Country Challenge on Campus is a family...
Warm up 5 degrees with this self-drive holiday itinerary

Warm up 5 degrees with this self-drive holiday itinerary

We may be heading in to the depths of the winter months, but in a continent as big as Australia we can holiday by following the sun to shed...
10 of the Best things about Norfolk Island

10 of the Best things about Norfolk Island

1. Emily Bay: It’s the beyond picturesque playground of the locals where swimming, snorkelling and playing all happen without any maddenin...
Unique accommodation: 12 quirky short stays in New South Wales

Unique accommodation: 12 quirky short stays in New South Wales

Ditch the ho-hum of the same, same motel and hotel rooms or camping grounds. Book a unique accommodation experience that you’ll want to wr...
Have wheels, will travel… in a motor home or a caravan?

Have wheels, will travel… in a motor home or a caravan?

To tow or not to tow, that is the question. In this article, we’ll explore the advantages and challenges of owning a caravan versus a moto...
AN IMPERIAL FEAST IN THE OUTBACK

AN IMPERIAL FEAST IN THE OUTBACK

Phil Hawkes heads to Quilpie I’m sitting at the bar in the Imperial Hotel (grand title for a typical outback pub) in Quilpie, Western Que...
Wanted! Senior for dream internship trialling luxury holidays

Wanted! Senior for dream internship trialling luxury holidays

Over 60 and love to travel? Then you can broaden your skills with a Senior Internship at a prominent e-commerce company.
Come on up! to Upper Hunter country

Come on up! to Upper Hunter country

Drive on up to the beautiful Upper Hunter Shire from Sydney or Newcastle in just a few hours or, if you are coming from the north, it’s on...
Coonamble Rodeo & Campdraft

Coonamble Rodeo & Campdraft

Coonamble Rodeo & Campdraft – 11-13 June 2016 The Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft is the biggest combined rodeo and campdraft in the Sou...
Sydney Eco Hopper Cruises

Sydney Eco Hopper Cruises

Bass and Flinders Cruises Bass and Flinders Cruises is a family owned business, established in 1976 the company has undergone significant gr...
Uluru – The Field of Light

Uluru – The Field of Light

At Uluru, The Field of Light art installation, and global phenomenon, by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro, is coming to Uluru, A...
Get Active on Norfolk

Get Active on Norfolk

A year round hub of activity, Norfolk Island with its culture, beaches, history and natural beauty can keep our culture vultures and sports...
Active Time Zone on Lord Howe Island

Active Time Zone on Lord Howe Island

Are you a marathon addict who has done the Sydney to Bondi, the Seven Bridges and the Sydney Marathons?
Spring time on Lord Howe Island

Spring time on Lord Howe Island

Not only Lovers feel the joy of life as Spring approaches.  All of us, all living things start to react positively as the daylight increase...
New Zealand is jam-packed with things to do.

New Zealand is jam-packed with things to do.

The hardest part of planning your holiday will be deciding which to do first! Exploring New Zealand’s magnificent landscape and coastl...
Best Of Australia’s Train Travel Journeys

Best Of Australia’s Train Travel Journeys

There are few things as thrilling as the wail of a train and the clattering of the tracks as you speed out of the city with the adventure in...