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…

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…

Travel Makes You Sexy – It’s Official

We all know that holidays and travel can leave us feeling bronzed, relaxed and refreshed, but I recently came across a survey conducted by RSVP.com.au, which reveals that travel makes us sexy too! The survey, carried out on 882 single Australian adults, revealed that those who list “travelling” as their hobby are perceived to be…

What are the 50 Most Expensive Cities in the World in 2012?

When you work in the travel industry, you receive all kinds of surveys, estimates, reviews and reports, and while many of them can (and should) be taken with a pinch of salt, some are really interesting and useful. Today I came across one such report by US Company Mercer, stating their list of the World’s…

Thumbs Up for Friday – Fun Photos from a Tour around the World!

After spending almost 5 months, travelling around the world it is fair to say that we managed to pick up quite a few holiday snaps!  Around 10,000 to be more precise, and after looking through them just the other day, I realised that we have our ‘thumbs up’ on just about every picture! I know…

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…

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…