Australia

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...
Five Classic Australian Novels

Five Classic Australian Novels

Given the thousands of Australian novels in print, hundreds of which deserve to be called “classics,” it’s not easy to choose just fiv...
IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

THEY’VE TAKEN THE SIZZLE OUT OF THE BACKYARD BARBY! JOHN McNAMEE LAMENTS THE PASSING OF THE CHARRED CHOP AND THE BURNT SNAG… Dad used to...
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...
Lord Howe Island – Selfish Serenity

Lord Howe Island – Selfish Serenity

Autumn is the time to recharge the batteries. The chaos of Christmas is over. The family has re-grouped. 
A New Wave Has Hit Bondi

A New Wave Has Hit Bondi

There’s more than sun and surf to enjoy at Sydney’s famous beach   Bondi Beach is arguably Australia’s most iconic beach destinat...
Cradle To Coast Tasting Trail

Cradle To Coast Tasting Trail

Include Tasmania’s north-west in your next holiday plans and let your taste-buds explore one of Australia’s most fertile agricultural re...
2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

Toyota Country Music Festival’s first line-up and tickets on sale announcement is here and it’s big!! 
Winter Wonderlands of the Mid North Coast

Winter Wonderlands of the Mid North Coast

Winters grey cold sends shivers to all Silvers. The cold brings Nomads to the road.
A Winter Destination – Lord Howe Island

A Winter Destination – Lord Howe Island

The stunning lagoon of Lord Howe is on every bucket list of ‘Top Lagoons in the World’.
Solomon Islands a Plane Trip to Paradise

Solomon Islands a Plane Trip to Paradise

Most of the travellers and visitors to the Tropical Solomon Islands need to stop on either side of their excursions to the Island Provinces...
The Island of Special Things to Do

The Island of Special Things to Do

Just offshore, over the sea but not overseas lies a bustling active island. Serene and green, this island hides the action well.
The Born Explorers of Australia

The Born Explorers of Australia

Australia is a land of natural explorers. It may be due to the isolation of our ‘Down Under’ global positioning.
China Travel Services

China Travel Services

Established in 1985, China Travel Service Australia is the leading travel company specialising in making arrangements for both group and i...
FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA’S UNIFORMS IS A VIVID SPECTACLE OF COLOUR AND CULTURE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS From the gorgeous gold-braided scarlet...