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Which Beach This Summer?

Which Beach This Summer? Homeground or Far Flung?

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Which Beach This Summer?

Which beach this summer is a perennial question that’s asked around late September/early October, as Australia gears up for the end of year break. Will it be on home turf or an overseas beach? We can narrow it down to destinations south of the equator unless you’re after a “sit on the beach wrapped in a blanket” type holiday. But of the overseas beach destinations, your choice is really either Southeast Asia or the Pacific Islands. With both these options you can mix beach and culture for an amazing time. Read More »Which Beach This Summer? Homeground or Far Flung?

5 love-at-first-sight European honeymoon destinations worth a walk down the aisle for

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According to the history of the word Honeymoon, you’re supposed to get a month of wedded holiday bliss — but who has the time these days? This is why, dear love birds, finding the perfect nest is so important. And that’s where Europe’s many romantic personalities shine.

From mythological and palatial through chic and luxurious to a resort for the BYO kids couple, here are five delectable European honeymoon destinations that could entice the most stubborn bachelor or bachelorette to skip down the aisle. Read More »5 love-at-first-sight European honeymoon destinations worth a walk down the aisle for

Hot Destination: Lounge Around in Lagos, Portugal

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Lagos, in the heart of Portugal’s western Algarve region, is tipped as a must-do destination for 2012. Couples, families and backpackers all love this place for its surfing, golfing, surrounding villages and general laid back approach to life, that dates to 2000 BC.

The town itself is a magical blend of old – churches, rustic architecture, fairs and cobblestone streets – and new – cafes, bars, restaurants and sports. We rate it as one of Europe’s dreamiest beach escapes… Read More »Hot Destination: Lounge Around in Lagos, Portugal