The Sydney Tea Festival 2015: A Big Cup Of Fun!

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This year’s Sydney Tea Festival is nearly here! For lovers of the flavoursome beverage, the 2015 festival is sure to delight and enthral. Participants can immerse themselves in the culture of tea, with taste-testing and buying options to suit every …

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Get Your Groove on With Groovin the Moo 2015

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Australia is well-renowned for hosting a myriad of unique and exciting music festivals that promise to offer some of the best international lineups available, while also providing plenty of true blue Aussie festival shenanigans. One such festival on the very near horizon …

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Road Tripping Through Country Australia

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Road tripping in Australia is a mandatory activity for any traveller in the country. Travelling by car, anchored to the Earth of this vast, expansive land provides perspective unattainable by any other mode of transport. By being connected to the ground, you are …

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4 Must-Visit Bars Around Sydney’s Newtown

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Newtown and the surrounding suburbs are home to a myriad of quirky, trendy bars that have a sense of character and intimacy nonexistent in the rest of the city. It is an absolute must for travellers to Sydney to experience the unique atmosphere …

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Day Tripper: Wollongong.

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For those travelers who’ve spent a little bit too much time in urban Sydney, there’s plenty to see and do away from the hustle and bustle of the state’s premier attraction. Just an hour and a half south from the …

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The Key Components of Australian Celebrations

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Although Australian holidays often do not feature the historic traditions and customs of many other cultures, we do still pride ourselves on our ability to put on a fantastic Aussie party. Australian celebrations are often centred around the setting, the …

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The Festival City: Sydney

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From the renowned Sydney Festival to the film or writers festival, to the truly unique events such as Vivid Sydney, the City of Sydney offers a vibrant calendar of events granting it the sought after name of a ‘festival city’. …

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Music on New Year’s

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On top of the spectacular sights of watching Sydney’s midnight sky erupt into a sea of extravagant and mesmerising colour and wonder, another inextricable component of New Year’s Eve celebrations is the music that accompanies such sights. New Year’s eve …

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Travel Differently: Rent an apartment on your next big trip

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With a plethora of travel options these days it’s no surprise that the alternative and slow travel movements are making a come back. Now coupled with the technological innovation of smart phones and the internet this different way of traveling …

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The Corroboree Sydney Celebrations Are Here!

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From the 20th to the 30th of November this year, Sydney will be coming alive will Corroboree Sydney celebrations! The event is designed to boost an understanding of Australia’s vibrant indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, writers, musicians …

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The 2014 Newtown Festival Is Here!

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For travellers and residents alike, the Newtown Festival is one of the most vibrant and infectiously kooky social events of the year! Always a barrel of laughs, this year’s lineup looks set to thrill and surprise. In keeping with local …

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Survivor Guilt

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On the 21st of January 1985 George Lamson Jr and his father boarded Galaxy Airline flight 203. They were scheduled for a short flight, from Reno, Nevada to Minneapolis. As soon as they found their seats they settled in. George …

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Tools of the Technomad

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There’s something exhilarating to be said about preparing for an adventure. It’s an essential step to starting your journey. Whether you’re planning a trip to modern metropolis to indulge yourself with good food, wine and culture or you’re planning an …

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Four Must-Have Travel Products For Backpackers.

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It’s easy to overlook some of the most critical things when it comes to backpacking. We often spend our time preparing our trip and readying ourselves for an enjoyable, life changing experience. But the situation can quickly get out of …

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Australian Essentials: Sydney’s Best Beaches!

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It’s hard to describe Sydney on a hot summer’s day: it’s a beautiful sea-side city that oozes warmth and vibrant colours, all the while beckoning visitors to any one of its many iconic beaches. In anticipation of the end of …

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Aussie Travel Tips For The Money Conscious!

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of tourists make the trip out to Australia. For most, it’s the trip of a lifetime, filled with incredibly memories and amazing sights. But for some it can be a very costly place to visit; …

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Retirees At Sea: The Perfect Antidote To The Quiet Life!

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As a sixty year old retiree, I was having a hard time finding something to keep me occupied. It seemed as though the days were passing by at an interminable pace. Outside of the nine to five grind, I didn’t …

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Trotting to Victory: A Traveler’s Wager.

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A seasoned backpacker tells of a Hail Mary moment in the land downunder! I’ve been backpacking around the world for about two years, and I finally made it down to Australia about two months ago. It’s been a long, strange …

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Safe Travels: Five Must-Have Medical Apps For The Road!

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If you’re preparing to travel tough or getting ready for a wild ride, here’s a list of apps that might help you stay safe and healthy. It’s easy to forget about safety and well-being when you’re cruising around the world …

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Space shuttles and submarines – the next frontiers of tourism?

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Currently, tourism is looking upwards. Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic are preparing to take to space after years of hype. It’s thought that the first flight will be launched within the next year. Passengers will pay hundreds of thousands dollars …

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