Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tips to help plan your holiday from a travel industry employee

When I was a travel agent everyone would tell me they wanted the 'cheapest' hotel available. When I asked a few more questions it turned...

My favourite beach towns in Australia (so far!)

From one shop towns to busy regional cities, the variety of beautiful beach towns in Australia still continues to surprise me. The beach holiday is...

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The 'Wet Season' in Kakadu runs from approximately November to mid May however no two wet seasons are the same. It is a unique time to visit the park where water is abundant and the landscapes are vibrant green - it's a chance to see the park in a way very few visitors do! Cruise Yellow Waters Iconic wetlands cruise takes...
The view from Foxys Bar on Fiztroy island by seesomethingnew.com.au
I'm on the top deck when the boat starts to roll over larger than expected waves, the Queensland coast becomes shrouded in mist and finally the low clouds above us dump fat rain drops all over the boat. And I can't stop grinning from ear to ear. Its still warm, I've escaped the clutches of a long and cold Victorian...
My family and I have a regular argument over the value of using Qantas & Virgin points to upgrade to domestic Business Class in Australia. They all fall firmly in the 'take the free economy flight category' while I like to maximise my value for money and use my points to buy an experience I couldn't otherwise afford.   How many points does...
What's holding you back from visiting the Great Ocean Road? Are you sick of looking at beautiful photos and thinking one day that will be me? Book in your leave, access holiday savings and make this the year you visit the Great Ocean Road in Summer! If you are Victorian its easy, just lock in the weekend or days off,...
wye river beach hotel great ocean road restaurants with a view
There are some incredible Great Ocean Road Restaurants with a view and here are three of the best. The Beach Pavilion in Lorne   The Lorne Beach Pavilion is located just a few steps from the sand of the curving Louttit Bay. It’s right in the heart of Lorne town which means you can easily walk there from your hotel or campsite. Lorne...
Hidden away at the end of a red dirt road near Broome is Ramada Eco Beach resort. It's one of Western Australia's best remote resorts and home to Jacks Bar and Restaurant. Jacks boasts one of Australia's most pristine restaurant views, looking out over a sweeping bay of creamy white sand and aqua water. At just 1 hour 30 minutes drive from...
Sunset view from the Sunset Bar & Grill at Cable Beach Club Resort
The Sunset Bar and Grill is famous for having one of the most iconic restaurant views in Australia. It looks out over Cable Beach where the sun sets spectacularly over the water of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant is part of the beautiful Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa (read more here) however anyone can visit for a drink or a meal...
If you can't save money for holidays you are not alone. A quick google will show you hundreds of forum posts with others who are the same boat regardless of their income. I will confess that I am really bad with money. I've had some terrible financial failures and I can't save. At all. If I have single dollar I spend...
Darwin is a fun place to explore with kids and has lots of kid friendly activities and things to do with kids close by. It’s also a great opportunity to teach your children about other cultures and get outdoors and connect with nature! Things to do in Darwin with Kids Swim & Play: The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is on the foreshore...
The Surf Coast Walk may not (yet) have the fame of its bigger sister the Great Ocean Walk, but it offers a beautiful coastal hiking experience in a very accessible location. The Surf Coast Walk is comprised of 12 sections, which range in length from the flat 1.6km waterfront & wheelchair accessible track in Torquay to the 8.2km's of spectacular...

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