Filming Begins On New Tourism Campaign Focused On Beaches And Coastal Areas.

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Tourism Australia, the nation’s peak tourism body, has announced that filming for a new advertising campaign has officially begun. Some of the nation’s most iconic tourist destinations will feature in the promotional material, designed to capitalise on Australia’s unique landscape …

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‘Indian Pacific’ Train Route Cutback By Operators!

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Australia’s lagging rail network has long baffled those in the tourism industry. Compared to Europe and China, Australia’s rail system is simply not fit for purpose. As a large nation encompassing a truly awe-inspiring landscape, one would assume that rail travel …

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Four Festivals For The Second Half Of 2015!

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Australia is a culturally diverse country, brimming with an array of wondrous sights and activities. But there’s no better way to get a unique insight into Australian culture than to attend one of our many fascinating festivals. Boasting everything from scrumptious delicacies to …

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NAIDOC Week 2015 Comes To An Australian City Near You!

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NAIDOC Week 2015 is nearly here, with people all across the country preparing themselves for a week of Indigenous themed festivities and cultural events. No matter where you are in Australia, NAIDOC Week is a unique celebration worth exploring and …

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2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival Delivers $68.8 Million Boost To SA Economy!

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For those interested in the business of tourism, today’s big news came out of Adelaide. According to organisers of the famous Fringe festival, the event delivered a staggering $68.8 million worth of business to the state’s coffers! Festival chairman David …

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Tips For The Perfect Australian Road Trip

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A road trip is about as Australian as it gets. The idea of seeing our great country by road is nothing new, but it is a great way to get off the beaten path and explore less travelled road. For …

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade Hits Sydney!

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has once again enlivened the Sydney CBD, treating thousands of tourists and onlookers to the show of a lifetime. With a five-kilometre-long conga line of entertainment and pure joy, it …

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Five Tips For Aussie Camping Festivals!

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Australians have long enjoyed outdoor music festivals during the long, hot summer months. The busy season brings down many great performers, offering travellers the chance to immerse themselves in a truly Australian event. Camping festivals such as Peat’s Ridge and …

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New South Wales’ Most Popular Holiday Spots!

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For locals living in the great eastern state of New South Wales, there are plenty of idyllic holiday spots scattered along the region’s beautiful coastline. Families and travellers are treated to an array of alluring sights and experiences, but many …

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A Few Aussie Holiday Traditions!

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If you’re lucky enough to spend the holiday season in Australia this year, you ought to be aware of a few of our more iconic cultural traditions. Instead of a traditionally cold holiday aesthetic, Australia’s end of year celebrations are …

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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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City Guide: Three Days In Sydney!

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For those with a limited amount of time to spend in the seaside city of Sydney, the options can be overwhelming. There’s so much to see and do and so many delightful and unexpected treats found around every corner. To …

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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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City Guide: An Extra Day In Sydney!

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Following on from our previous article, we’ve decided to cover all the bases and provide three more options for an extra day in Sydney! If your flight is cancelled (or you simply change your mind) here are a few more …

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Five Easy Ways To Stay Cool In Australia!

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If you’re new to this country, the summer heat can be overwhelming. But for us locals, there are more than a few ways to figure out exactly how to stay cool. So check out the list of ‘life-hacks’ contained below …

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World Leaders Focus on Australia

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This month sees several political leaders visiting our shores, most of who are here for the G20 Leaders’ Summit. The event provides political leaders a valuable opportunity to discuss diverse global economic issues and come together as one to help …

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LGBT- Friendly Tourism Given A Boost In Australia!

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Australia has a long history of cultural open mindedness and fairness for all its citizens. Visitors and locals would know that Sydney’s LGBT scene is acknowledged as one of the best in the region, adding a vibrant dash of vitality …

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The ‘Blood Moon’ In Australia: Your Guide To The Amazing Astronomical Event!

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Star-gazing tourists will be flocking to Australia in droves for the kind of astrological event which only comes around once every few hundred years. On Wednesday night, Australia’s skies will be watched by keen eyes hoping to see the rare …

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Simple Tips For Stress-Free Camping In Australia!

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No matter what kind of traveller you are, your trip to Australia isn’t complete without a true-blue camping experience! Camping allows city dwellers the chance to ditch their anxieties and head out into the open bush. The fresh air and …

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention Rolls Into Town!

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention is once again taking place. This year, the four day event is being held in Port Stephens, located in New South Wales. The idyllic seaside town will host tourism bigwigs from all around the nation. …

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