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Unique Australian city experiences
Walking through Australia’s hidden streets is the best way to discover the character, charm and culture of our capital cities. From colourful graffiti to chic city bars, all of Australia’s cities and towns have their own secret laneways and vibrant artistic spaces that might be hard to find, but are well worth exploring.
The Best Places to Enjoy Snow in Australia
Winter in Australia is unique. While the sun shines on beaches in the north, it’s snow time down south. New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania are full of activities and adventures while snow is in abundance. It’s the perfect time to slide down the slopes, take a walk through the pristine wilderness and revel in the festivities that only a snowy winter brings.
Discover Australia's Aboriginal tourism experiences
Top five things to do in Byron Bay this winter
Byron Bay is a classic Australian summer destination, but it’s equally as enjoyable to explore in winter. If you’re looking for a vacation experience by the coast for when the weather is a little cooler, Byron Bay still has many cultural, historical and natural wonders for you to enjoy.
Four Australian restaurants named in the top 100 in the world
Four of Australia’s best restaurants - Attica, Quay, Sepia, and Brae - have been named in the prestigious S.Pellegrino World’s 100 Best Restaurants list, as judged by 900 of the world’s leading chefs, restaurateurs and food media. Find out more about these four world-class restaurants and discover why Australia has never been a more inspiring or dynamic place to dine out.
February’s best Friday fan photos
Every Friday, we post a selection of our favourite photos submitted by fans of our Facebook page. We've collected some of the most striking and uniquely Australian pictures to bring you the best fan photos from February and the story of the place behind the photos.
White Night lights up Melbourne after dark
Melbourne was recently flooded with colour and light as part of the White Night all-night cultural festival. Returning for its third successful year, the festival invited guests to discover Melbourne’s cultural heart in a series of displays across the city from 7pm to 7am.
Sam Leong's guide to Margaret River Gourmet Escape
The Margaret River Gourmet Escape is an annual festival that brings together world renowned chefs to celebrate the delicious produce and the award winning wine of the Margaret River region. Singapore celebrity chef, Sam Leong, will once again be returning to the festival in 2015 and shares his experiences of Australian food and the Margaret River Gourmet Escape.
48 hours on Hamilton Island
It’s easy to see why Hamilton Island is one of the most popular spots for a getaway on the Great Barrier Reef. With palm-fringed beaches, top restaurants and stylish resorts, there’s plenty to do on land, while those keen to explore the clear waters of the Whitsundays will be richly rewarded.
48 hours from Sydney to Byron Bay
Heading north from Sydney along the coast, you’ll see some of the most striking landscapes in New South Wales, some well-known, and others are some of the state’s best-kept secrets. Follow the Pacific Coastline through national parks, lush rainforests, and along expansive beaches.
Celebrating Harvest in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges
Based in country Victoria, just over an hour outside of Melbourne, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges is well-known for relaxation and rejuvenation. The region combines a mixture of wellbeing and spa retreats with an impressive array of retail therapy and art studios.
10 Reasons to Visit the Great Barrier Reef
A food and wine journey through Canberra
Home of Australia’s capital city, Canberra, this inland region is surrounded by boutique cool climate wineries, artisan food producers and crafty coffee baristas. Malaysian food blogger Anis Nabilah and Korean journalist Eunsil Chang spent a couple of days exploring this delicious region.
ANZAC centenary services in Australia
On 25 April 2015 dawn services will be held across Australia in remembrance of Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. 2015 holds great significance as it marks the 100th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli.
Shopping in Australia
With the Australian dollar currently at lower levels, visitors to Australia will be getting more bang for their buck, making it the perfect time to hit the shops. From local designer clothes and homewares to handmade jewellery and classic souvenirs, there are many different ways to experience an Australian shopping adventure.
5 islands to visit on the Great Barrier Reef
While some of Australia’s cities are heading into winter, the Great Barrier Reef is preparing for its peak season. With mild weather, average water temperatures of 25°C (77°F), the possibility of seeing whales and over 100 islands to choose from, it’s time to pack your bags and head to Tropical North Queensland for your own slice of paradise.