Tourism Accommodation Australia Recommend ‘Home-Sharing’ Register

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Right now, as you read this article, millions of people are using the popular site ‘Airbnb’ to secure accommodation. The explosive rise in the number of users has led many within the traditional accommodation industry to complain about the lack …

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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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Tips to Complaining at the Front Desk of a Hotel

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Everyone wants to enjoy their stay at a hotel. But we all live in the real world – things go wrong. And when things go wrong there are usually a variety of responses. These responses fall into two categories: Emotional …

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The Staggering Cost from Hotel Theft

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A study undertaken by the British Hotel Association has found women are more likely to steal items from hotel rooms than men. Often these will be small items like cups and saucers or clothing hangers and laundry bags. Hotels everywhere …

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Backpacking in Australia: planning ahead

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Just last weekend, over the Easter break, I was staying in a small coastal town when two groups of tourists approached me looking for accommodation that night. The first was a family around lunch time who needed a place to …

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Brisbane’s Australia Day Best

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Following on from our comprehensive guide to Melbourne’s best bets for January 26, I thought it only fair to also give Brisbane its time in the sun. The key events on offer in the city are indicative of its character; …

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Australia’s Drinking Culture

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If you’ve been to Australia, you’ve probably been drunk in Australia. Especially during the summer months, alcohol seems to be ever-present. There’s Christmas, New Year’s, and then a summer of beach-going, concerts, and sports spectating. This means that it’s easy …

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Settling in Oz: Visas, Careers, and Property

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After spending enough time in Australia, chances are that you’ll discover at least one pocket you fall completely in love with. It could be the sun and sand of Mooloolaba, the spiralling church towers of Adelaide, or the cosmopolitan hub …

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The Ultimate Festival Check-List

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There are a few rites of passage of the Australian summer. You know that tan-friendly weather is just around the corner when the media starts voicing concern over Schoolies. Then there’s the first swim of summer, the family road trip …

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