Top 10 Things to See & Do in Sydney Australia

One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Sydney Australia is an action packed holiday destination that offers everything from gorgeous sandy beaches and superior sporting action, to fine dining restaurants and superb shopping venues. You could easily spend a month or two discovering Sydney, but if, like most, you only have a few…

A-Z of Travel – Q is for Queensland Australia

Home of the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands, the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, Queensland is Australia’s action-packed holiday destination for those who appreciate sun, sea, sand and sizzling temperatures! With its tropical climate, stunning coastlines and vibrant nightlight, Queensland attracts millions of visitors from across the world, in addition to all the Australian…

Castaway to the Fiji Islands

A seriously romantic holiday destination that is every bit as idyllic and beautiful as one would imagine, the Fiji Islands may be a long way to go, but they are worth every single air mile! A destination favoured by honeymooners, baby boomers, back packers and world travellers, the Fiji Islands are accessible to everyone, and…

Rottnest Island – A Windswept Wonder off the Western Coast of Australia

Nestling just 18 kilometres off the coast of Western Australia, Rottnest Island, often referred to as ‘Rotto’ by the locals, is an A-Class Reserve of exquisite natural beauty. Accessible by boat (Rottnest Express) from Fremantle, a hip and trendy port city on the outskirts of Perth, Rottnest Island has been a popular holiday destination with…

Western Australia – Ssh, it’s a Secret!

There is something truly extraordinary about Western Australia. A place I could quite easily call home, Western Australia is filled with friendly locals, breathtaking landscapes, beautiful cities, and rugged coastlines, and while I am keen to share my enthusiasm about this destination with other travellers, I love it so much, that I really don’t want…

Awesome Australia – A Holiday Destination of Outback Adventures

If you haven’t returned to work already, chances are you will be heading back to the daily grind tomorrow, and after the fun and festivities of Christmas and New Year, you may be feeling those January blues that seem to appear the moment the Christmas tree comes down. January can be a long cold month…

Our Australian Adventure – Snakes, Spiders, Sharks and Stinger Suits!

You gotta love Australia!  It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it has so much to see and do that you could quite possibly spend the rest of your life uncovering this magnificent country/continent that combines white beaches with red deserts, big cities with endless bush lands, humongous rainforests with barren canyons, and just about every creepy…

Everybody needs a Summer Holiday! Have you booked yours yet?

Christmas is a distant memory, Easter is over for another year, and as we approach the mid of April there is only one thing on many people’s minds, and that is their annual summer holiday! Despite the gloom and doom of everyday life such as the recession, high unemployment, and ever-rising fuel prices, it seems…

Bespoke Travel – Is This The End of Package Holidays?

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and I can hardly believe that after a long, cold winter in Austria – spring has finally sprung! One of my favourite times of year, spring is when we throw out the old, bring in the new, and start planning our summer holidays to those exotic destinations…

Cycling Yarra Valley

One of the most fun, exciting, and exhausting experiences of our recent trip to Australia, involved cycling the Yarra Valley Wine Region on a bicycle that was older than… well old! An experience I will never forget, it still brings a smile to my face every time I think of our “day trip” discovering the…

Australia – Heading Down Under for less

If you dream of visiting Australia then now is the perfect time to do so, with fantastic offers on trips to the west coast of Perth and Margaret River, and the southeastern coast of Melbourne and the Yarra Valley, your Australian adventure and a waltz with Matilda is now more accessible than ever before. While…