Tag Archives: Travel

Things to Do in Adelaide

Adelaide is known as Australia’s most liveable city, and because of that, it is also an easy one for travelers to visit and get to know better. It doesn’t take much for a visitor to get around, especially since it is also known as the 20 minute city. In other words: It’s not an overwhelming place to travel like Sydney might be with its traffic and far-reaching suburbs and attractions. When you arrive after catching a budget flight, here are some of the things to do in...Read More

New Zealand Winter: Skiing, snowboarding and extreme fun

People travel from all over the world to ski in New Zealand and it’s not surprising why. Blessed with snow kissed mountains that stand as high as 3,700 metres and huge volcanoes covered with fresh powder, New Zealand is a ski and snowboarding paradise. The ski season starts around mid-June and closes around the beginning of October, offering 4 months of play time for the serious and not so serious riders. Slopes range from the totally novice to extreme black diamond skill levels and if you want that...Read More

Fancy a camel ride in Australia?

About to take a vacation in Australia? Riding camels on the bucket list?  Then you’re in luck! The world famous Cable Beach in Broome, Kimberley, Western Australia, is a natural paradise offering sun, surf and yes camels! Broome Camel Safaris offer some great tours starting from a 40 minute ride to a 1 hour sunset tour along the pristine coastline. Led by the renowned “Camel Lady” Alison bird, who has been trecking alone in the Australian Outback with her beloved camels for over 7 years, riders get a...Read More

Breaking news! Travelling makes us happy and healthy!

It’s official! Holidays make you healthy and happy!  Yes…that’s the word on the streets these days; holidays lower stress, contribute to overall happiness, help prevent illness and may even expand your life span! This is all according to the latest research conducted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Tourismusforschung and unveiled at this year’s ITB Berlin Convention. According to his findings, it doesn’t matter if it is a short trip, long trip, with family or friends – spending our time and money on...Read More

Australia’s backpacker industry ‘in crisis’

AUSTRALIA’S backpacker tourism industry is facing the biggest crisis in its history, with many tour operators struggling to survive following big falls in young travellers. The number of people staying in hostels has fallen by nearly seven per cent over the past two years, down from 593,000 per year in March 2010. By Marina Thomas | News Limited Network Read more For great relocation deals, check out...Read More

Australia June – October: skiing, snowboarding and snowy mountains

Australia isn’t the first place that comes to mind when planning a winter holiday, especially when skiing, snowboarding or snowmen are on the cards. What comes to mind are sun drenched beaches, wild kangaroos and babes in bikinis along with vast expanses of outback terrain and reptiles! The fact is, skiing is definitely a happening thing in OZ, with around 15 ski resorts that offer anything from the basic cross country trails to full commercial villages! The ski season generally runs from June until...Read More