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Not the Usual Philippines

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Not the usual Philippines

The tourist blurbs that “sell” the Phillipines as a holiday destination show images of beautiful white beaches, cool banca boats on transparent seas, locals dressed in colourful native dress and wild recreational activities at high-class resorts. All of these things are true, but if that’s all you’re looking for, you could be in one of a multitude of countries. There are plenty of spots all over the world that provide you with the same oohs, aahs and thrills. Read More »Not the Usual Philippines

The 5 Best Surfing Spots in Australia

Surfing in AustraliaAustralia is recognised as one of the surfing capitals of this planet. Coupled with amazing breaks and thousands of kilometres of unrivalled pristine coastline, Australia is undeniably a surfer’s paradise. We explore 5 of our nation’s finest breaks, ranging from the east coast through to the west, and 1 nearby international surfing hotspot. Read More »The 5 Best Surfing Spots in Australia

Holiday with kids tips – plus 4 NZ family hotels

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Meltdowns in museums and tantrums in temples—yes, there are some pretty good reasons to never to take a holiday again once you have children…

…until you have our ‘Holidaying with kids tips’ stored safely in your overhead locker – or take the family to a place where life’s just one big, stress-free, jumping castle of fun…New Zealand! Read More »Holiday with kids tips – plus 4 NZ family hotels

European history European herstory – 4 remarkable moments in time

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For thousands of years before anyone ever heard of a debt crisis, European events, places and stories have captured the world’s imagination – or even changed the course of history.

Travelling from Australia, it’s an amazing feeling to stand right where they happened.

But with 47 countries so rich in history to explore, you could be a while ticking off all the ‘been there, done that’ boxes. So here are four to get you started…
Read More »European history European herstory – 4 remarkable moments in time