Hot Spots to Visit in the Land Down Under

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

blue mountains

Blue Mountains walk joins great walks collection

Great Walks of Australia is proud to announce the addition of a new walk for NSW, the Blue Mountains Grand Traverse by Auswalk. This brings the number of walks in the program to 12, with 10 of those showcased in the new Signature Collection. Located in one of Australia’s many unique and spectacular walking destinations, […]

oceans

Festival promises oceans of fun in Hervey Bay, Qld

 Succulent seafood, colourful parades, fireworks, culture, music and oceans experts will be coming in waves when the Fraser Coast splashes out with the annual Hervey Bay Ocean Festival, presented by USC from August 11-20. From its official opening featuring a presentation from acclaimed conservationist Tim Flannery, to the Blessing of the Fleet on August 12, […]

cruise

Cruise the coast and see the outback in one holiday

Cruise holiday specialist ecruising.travel has just released one of its most popular Australian ‘Rail and Sail’ packages for 2019, combining a coastal cruise on the renowned Queen Elizabeth with rail travel through the outback on Australian’s iconic The Ghan. This package is ideal to give passengers a glimpse into the true Australian lifestyle mix of […]

visual storytellers

Calling young storytellers to trip across Australia

Young visual storytellers from around the world are urged to apply for the first ever BuzzFeed Mateshipprogram. The once-in-lifetime fellowship and travel program will see the mates work, travel and capture content across Australia. Eight young travellers and aspiring content creators from the UK, Germany, Italy and France will be flown to Australia for a three-month road […]

Butchulla ceremony

Ancient Butchulla ceremony to help season start in good spirits

An ancient Butchulla smoking ritual will be performed for the first time as part of the annual Blessing of the Fleet this year. The Blessing, a major part of the Ocean Festival presented by University of Sunshine Coast (USC),will combine a rich blend of experiences on Saturday, August 12. Visitors can tour the many whale […]

rooftop camping

Rooftop camping in Melbourne’s CBD

  Taking glamping to a whole new level, St. Jerome’s – The Hotel opened in May of 2015 as a first-of-its-kind luxury rooftop camping accommodation on top of one of the city’s busiest shopping centres, Melbourne Central. The hotel is home to 21 spacious canvas bell tents, each fitted out with all the trimmings expected of a […]

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

Culinary heroes join Margaret River Gourmet Escape program

Margaret River Gourmet Escape will return this November with an appetising line-up of new events and talent, including Australian culinary hero, Curtis Stone (pictured). For the first time ever, the premier food and wine festival will run across four days, from November 16 to 19, and feature more than 50 of the world’s leading food […]

Russell Crowe

NSW celebrated in Russell Crowe’s latest music video

Spectacular New South Wales is featured in Russell Crowe’s musical project The Indoor Garden Party for the band’s new music video for the single Out of Range. The CEO of project partner Destination NSW, Sandra Chipchase, said the music video was a celebration of the beauty and unique landscape of the Australian’s state. “The Out of […]

kangaroo island

Five reasons to visit Kangaroo Island with Qantas Link

A new flight route to Kangaroo Island (KI) from Melbourne and Adelaide will be available from December 2017. The direct flights to the island’s Kingscote Airport, reflect the increasing demand and popularity of KI. With the exceptional tourism products, sweeping landscapes and unique accommodation options KI has on offer, it’s not hard to see why it’s one of […]