Author: Matt Pruys

Matt is HomeAway's resident content editor. When he's not writing about the amazing places to see around the world, Matt can be found watching, playing or analysing sport of any kind.

 

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    We found 105 articles by Matt Pruys

    • Australian Wine Tours

      Australia is a beautiful and picturesque country. You may already know that this area of the world is a nice place to travel for holiday for a beach getaway, to see natural elements or to enjoy peace and quiet. What you may not know is that Australia also …

    • Great Ocean Road

      Travellers visiting the Great Ocean Road who consider themselves beer lovers or winos rejoice: There are plenty of options for your refined palettes. You're here and you're on holiday, so why not taste your way around the coastline? The temperate climate a…

    • Hunter Valley

      Hunter Valley is the place to visit in Australia if you’re looking for a fun, relaxing, and romantic holiday getaway. Bring your taste buds and a special someone to enjoy exclusive tours to some of the best wineries Australia has to offer. Come for the wee…

    • June

      Public holidays can sneak up on us, arriving before we have time to plan a getaway. This year, plan ahead for June holidays. Make the most of your time off from work by booking a holiday rental in advance. Gather your friends and family for a memorable hol…

    • Queen's Birthday

      The Queen's Birthday is a public holiday that celebrates the monarch of the Commonwealth, currently Queen Elizabeth II. Different countries celebrate the public holiday at a different time (that doesn't coincide with the Queen's actual day of birth) becaus…

    • Volunteers Day

      In South Australia, Volunteers Day is celebrated on the same day as the Queen's Birthday. This public holiday takes place each year on the second Monday in June. In 2014, Volunteers Day will be celebrated in South Australia on Monday 09 June. This holiday …

    • July

      July might be one of those rare months without an official public holiday, but there are still many reasons to get out and travel. People plan a holiday to take advantage of the peak skiing conditions, to escape the cold, or to recreate Christmas in July. …

    • August

      August is one of those rare months that doesn’t contain any official public holidays—but there are still several excuses to plan a trip. Some regions have a Bank Holiday at the beginning of the month while other areas have festivals and events scheduled. T…

    • September

      There are only a few months of the year that don’t contain public holidays—and September is one of them. Despite the lack of a three-day weekend, there are many events and festivals that could inspire a trip. Whether you’re interested in flower festivals o…

    • October

      The lovely days of October are ripe for travel. Spring is in full swing with blooming wildflowers and the beaches across the country are starting to draw crowds to their shores. Depending on region, there are couple public holidays in October that offer lo…