Base Camp Brisbane: Day Trips from Queensland’s Capital

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Visitors to Brisbane are spoiled for choice when it comes to day-trips. In less than two hours, an exciting destination awaits in every direction. Here are just a few ideas of what to do heading north, east, south and west from Queensland’s capital. Head North – Sunshine Coast Think white sandy beaches and gentle surf. […]

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What’s on in the Gold Coast?

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With so many families heading to the Gold Coast on vacation, there is always plenty to do in the fun-filled holiday hotspot. The Gold Coast is home to a number of free, low-cost, family-friendly events, but also has lots to offer the adventurous or relaxation-seeking visitor. Here’s a look at what’s happening on the Gold […]

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Things to Do on the Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast is Australia’s premier holiday playground and when you see the long list of things to do in the area, it’s not hard to see why. From great restaurants and boutique shopping to the thrills and spills of the fun-packed theme parks, there is always something to do on the Gold Coast. (more…)

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Best Restaurants in Sydney

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Sydney’s gourmet dining scene is fast becoming one of the best in the world, with some of the city’s chefs leaving their mark on the world’s best restaurant lists. If you love great food and wine, you are in for a treat when visiting Sydney. Sydney is home to more than 40 chef hatted restaurants, […]

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Meriton Buys Prime Dee Why Site

Apartment complex development company, Meriton, has bought a prime site on Sydney’s northern beaches. According to The Australian, more than $50 million is believed to have been paid for the Dee Why Town Centre site, which it plans to turn into a $340 million apartment, retail and office complex. The development will feature four separate […]

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The Advantages of Serviced Apartments

Serviced apartments offer a wide variety of amenities and advantages that hotel rooms lack. These advantages make travel more comfortable while helping travellers save money. The biggest advantages that serviced apartments offer travellers include: A fully equipped kitchen with a stove, a microwave, a full set of cooking utensils, and a refrigerator. This enables the […]

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Henry the Polar Bear Cub Stars at Sea World

Sea World’s ambitious program to breed polar bears on the Gold Coast has been documented in a recent documentary. The current star of the breeding program is Henry, a delightfully cute male polar bear cub, born in May last year at Sea World. Still very much attached to his mother, Henry is a star attraction […]

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Where to Take the Kids in Brisbane

Summer holidays with kids can be tough even in a great destination like Brisbane. Fortunately, there are lots of great, fun activities for kids in Brisbane. Some of the wonderful activities planned for children over this year’s summer holiday in Brisbane include: The Summer Solstice Light Spectacle. This natural spectacle is timed to occur in […]

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What’s On in Sydney

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There is always something happening in Sydney and you can always find an event to suit your mood. From candle making classes to theatre and film presentations, you’ll never be bored on a visit to Sydney. Here’s a look at what you can expect in the coming months: The Magic Flute – Mozart: January – […]

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Queensland Attracting Record Holiday Numbers

Queensland is experiencing its best start to the summer holiday season in almost ten years. According to the Courier Mail, tourist numbers are way up on the last few years. It seems to be all thanks to consistently good weather and a low Aussie dollar, making domestic holidays more attractive than going overseas. (more…)

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