Top Holiday Ideas

  • Best Zoos in Australia

    Australia is a natural wonderland brimming with lush flora and captivating fauna. So it's no wonder the country is home to some of the best national parks, bushlands and zoos on earth. No matter where you're travelling for your Aussie vacation, there's a p…

  • January

    There are a few special days in the calendar that allow us to break free from routine: public holidays. These lovely days off from work provide the chance to celebrate with family and friends—and are also a great reason to travel. Instead of letting the ne…

  • Top 10 Things to do in Phillip Island

    Philip Island is named after the 1st Governor of New South Wales, Arthur Phillip. Phillip Island is so popular with tourists that during the summer months, its populat…

Events & Festivals

Holidays by Month

  • Australia Day

    Australia Day is one of the most widely-anticipated and celebrated days on our national calendar. It takes place on Monday January 26 in 2015, and the country will come to a standstill to celebrate the establishment of the first European settlement at Port…

  • New Years Day

    New Year's Day is a public holiday across Australia, celebrated to kick off each new year on 1st January. Both locals and visitors celebrate across the country with beach barbecues, family gatherings, and days full of recreation like swimming or surfing. F…

  • Boxing Day Test

    The famous Boxing Day Test match held in Melbourne is played each year between Australia and another touring country. This year, the Boxing Day Test will be held between Australia and India from 26-30 December.

Holiday Destinations

  • Essential Berlin

    Berlin is a city which has undergone massive change in the last few decades. It has been at the epicentre of some of the most significant events of the last century, and is a must-visit if in Germany.

  • The Australian Road Trip - Part One

    I've been on the road for 12 months now with my family as we road trip around Australia, with no end in sight. Getting behind the wheel and having the freedom to explore our vast country is the best way to see Oz. From the beaches to the mountains, from th…

  • Top Sights and Attractions in Ubud

    Long regarded as the cultural centre of Bali, Ubud draws artisans, health enthusiasts and those seeking a more sedate pace to life. Spas, yoga centres, retreats and cafes ooze serenity.

Holiday Themes

  • Planning a Destination Wedding

    For those dreaming of something a bit exotic on their special day, sometimes the only thing for it is a destination wedding. Nothing says 'special' quite like an event that takes place out of the city - or state - but with destination events comes a whole …

  • Tips for the Ultimate Road Trip

    The great Australian road trip is practically a rite of passage for anyone gracing our shores, whether you're a lifelong citizen or are simply passing by on your overseas adventure. Along with picking out your perfect route and mapping out your stop-off po…

  • Terrigal

    Pack up the kids and take an adventure this holiday season, and head to Terrigal on the south central coast. While it's name is said to mean 'uncertain', the likelihood your family will enjoy themselves in this ocean-swept New South Wales suburb are anythi…

Infographics

  • Essential Wine Regions of Australia {Infographic}

    Australia is renowned for its spectacular wine regions, which produce some of the most acclaimed wines in the world. Learn more about the areas you should be adding to your holiday wishlist this year.

  • Traveling to Thailand

    With attractions that include lush jungles, sunny beaches, and hundreds of islands, it is easy to see why Thailand draws travellers from around the world.

  • Bali for Beginners Infographic

    The lush Indonesian island of Bali is teeming with cultural experiences and exhilarating adventures. From the bustling nightlife of Kuta to the otherworldly peacefulness of Ubud, there's plenty on offer on this gorgeous Indonesian island.

Top 10s and More

  • Top 5 Christmas Holiday Destinations

    If you're planning a Christmas getaway this year, try one of these top 5 destinations in your own backyard. The summer break is the perfect time to explore all that Australia has to offer!

  • 5 Cities to Explore in France

    France is the most visited tourist destination in the world, largely due to the magical wonder that is Paris, arguably the most romantic city in the world. Even if the Italian’s would have something to say about that.

    France is also the third large…

  • 6 Things to do in Rotorua


    Rotorua is kind of famous because of its “rotten eggs” smell due to hydrogen sulphide emissions and has been nicknamed “Sulphur City”... and smelly is right.

    The sulphurous vapour rises up your nostrils with each street corner you turn before y…