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The Top Romantic Destinations in Noosa

23rd Nov 2016 Australia

The Top Romantic Destinations in Noosa

Noosa is renowned as a picturesque seaside holiday destination famous for its golden beaches and the boutique shopping and ‘eat street’ of Hastings Street. A consistently popular holiday destination for families, Noosa is becoming increasing popular with couples after an easy and affordable romantic getaway.

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Queensland Festival Goers Finding Love At Live Events

9th Nov 2016 Australia

Queensland Festival Goers Finding Love At Live Events

Forget Tinder, the new way to find love is at a live event according to recent research by Eventbrite, a self-service ticketing platform. The survey found that 49% of respondents had met their ‘significant other’ at a live event, with almost 50% of all those surveyed reporting finding love at a festival. 4% of survey respondents had gone on to exchange vows with partners they had met at an event. So whether you’re into music festivals or sporting spectacles, it seems live events are the right place to look for love and with Queensland offering over 100 of the country’s best live events, your chances of finding a match are much higher than simply swiping right.

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Brisbane Festival: A Visitors Guide

14th Sep 2016 Australia

Brisbane Festival: A Visitors Guide

Brisbane once had a reputation as Australia’s largest ‘country town’. Cities like Sydney and Melbourne saw it as a sleepy city, but even just a quick visit shows that Brisbane is all grown up. Particularly if you’re lucky enough to be visiting in September, you might just be surprised by the delights the city holds. Then again, you might not. Especially if, like many visitors, you’ve planned your Brisbane holidays to coincide with Brisbane Festival – an event brimming with an exciting and innovative selection of cultural performances including theatre, cabaret, comedy and music. Some family friendly, some very much adults only, but the festival which runs from 3-24 September culminates in the night time fireworks spectacular of Riverfire – an event that is sure to delight the whole family.

So what do you do when you've only got a weekend to see it all?

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What’s With The Whitsundays? Australia's Island Love Affair Explained

7th Sep 2016 Australia

What’s With The Whitsundays? Australia's Island Love Affair Explained

The Whitsundays have always been a beloved holiday destination with people all over Australia, however a recent survey has ranked the islands among the top 10 most popular Australian regional holiday destinations. The Whitsundays have been a favourite holiday hotspot in Australia for decades. It’s really no surprise when you consider it’s easier than trying to organise your passport for an overseas holiday. With wonderful weather all year round, the islands are particularly popular during the winter holidays. Let’s take a look at what makes this North Queensland region so special.

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12 Surprising Things About Australia for First-time Visitors

19th Jul 2016 Australia

12 Surprising Things About Australia for First-time Visitors

Australia is known for its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and laid-back locals. It is also home of the Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, UGG Boots, and of course kangaroos and koalas. Before you hop in your car hire and start exploring the Land Down Under, there are some things you should know.

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State of Origin – QLD v NSW

12th Jul 2016 Australia

State of Origin – QLD v NSW

It’s the greatest rivalry in Australian sports. Queensland v New South Wales. These two teams have been battling it out for almost 40 years. It’s basically Australia’s answer to the Super Bowl and whether you follow rugby league or not, the whole country is consumed by this long-standing rivalry. It’s not just on the field where tensions run high. This competitive streak spills over into other areas too, including the tourism industry. Each state is adamant that it offers the best, that it IS the best. So while the two states battle it out on the sporting field, we take a look at how they stack up as holiday destinations. Who will claim the ultimate victory?

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Vivid Sydney for Families

25th May 2016 Australia

Vivid Sydney for Families

The largest festival of light and music, Vivid Sydney is Australia’s premier winter event and is now in its eighth year. Illuminating Sydney from 27 May to 18 June, the 23-day festival is a spectacle of discovery for children and offers fun for the whole family.

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Australia's Top 10 Holiday Spots

6th Apr 2016 Australia

Australia's Top 10 Holiday Spots

TripAdvisor, the largest travel review site in the world, has released the results of its annual travellers choice awards. Based on booking interest and traveller feedback across the last 12 months, the 2016 Trip Advisor travellers choice awards rank everything from the hottest destinations of the year to the most outstanding hotel providers and more. They’ve also released a list of the top 10 Australian holiday hotspots, so we thought we’d take a look at the list and consider what makes these destinations so good.

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Save The Reef: Drink A Beer?

23rd Mar 2016 Australia

Save The Reef: Drink A Beer?

Saving the environment simply by drinking a beer sounds too good to be true, but thanks to The Good Beer Co. it’s now become a reality. There’s nothing more Australian than drinking a beer to save the Great Barrier Reef but it’s now official – the Great Barrier Beer is a thing and it’s going to help save the reef. The new tasty Indian pale ale has pledged to donate 50 per cent of all profits to the Australian Marine Conservation Society – cheers to that!

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Australia Day: The Most Bonza Places To Celebrate Mate

6th Jan 2016 Australia

Australia Day: The Most Bonza Places To Celebrate Mate

So you’ve got the back to work blues? You made it through the craziness of Christmas and New Year’s and you’re just barley holding on through the school holidays. The good news is that Australia Day is just around the corner! The upcoming Australia Day public holiday is a chance for some time off work and falling on a Tuesday this year, the Monday is looking very popular for chucking a sickie and extending your day off into an extra long weekend.

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New Year's Eve 2015: A Sydney Harbour Celebration

30th Dec 2015 Australia

New Year's Eve 2015: A Sydney Harbour Celebration

The New Year’s Eve party held on Sydney’s Harbour is as famous throughout the world as the city itself. Offering one of the best New Year’s Eve firework’s displays in the world, NYE on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is Australia’s answer to the ball drop in Times Square, New York City. Featuring a new theme every year, one billion people agree that this amazing pyrotechnic spectacle is THE way to see in the new year. Watched by approximately 1.6 million spectators on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour as well as 2.3 million across Australia and millions more around the world, the television broadcasts and radio simulcasts help to make this the party of the year.

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The Great Northern Migration

30th Jul 2015 Australia

The Great Northern Migration

There’s something that happens every year as the temperature starts to drop. A natural phenomenon if you will. About the time the winter chills start to really set in, when daytime temperatures are at record lows and it’s getting dark before you even leave the office. It’s the great northern migration.

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Free Nights in Noosa

4th May 2015 Australia

Free Nights in Noosa

Getting to stay in a luxury Hastings Street resort for free sounds like a deal that’s too good to be true but thanks to some hot winter deals in Noosa, that could be the reality of your next holiday. The deluxe boutique beachfront accommodation of Netanya Noosa is offering 2 free nights in a 1 Bedroom Suite when you stay for a minimum of 5 nights while the stylish Mantra French Quarter is offering reduced rates so you can stay and save.

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Affordable Luxury on Hastings Street, Noosa

28th Apr 2015 Australia

Affordable Luxury on Hastings Street, Noosa

The main hub of Noosa, Hastings Street is famous for its high end shopping, dining and clientele. Despite its luxe appeal, it manages to maintain a delightfully relaxed vibe, making it the ideal Noosa holiday destination. Nestled right on the beach, Hastings Street is studded with a variety of deluxe resorts and luxury accommodation options designed to make the most of its prime location. Close to many of Noosa’s most popular attractions, we’ve selected our top two picks when it comes to affordable luxury accommodation on Hastings Street.

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Swashbuckling Adventure Comes to the Gold Coast

29th Sep 2014 Australia

Swashbuckling Adventure Comes to the Gold Coast

Avast all ye land lubbers and ready the rum, as the Gold Coast prepares to be besieged by pirates – of the Hollywood kind. Despite attempts to quash rumours that the next instalment of the Disney Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was to be filmed Down Under, media reports have surfaced that a production office has been established at Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast.

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Melbourne has the Formula for Super Success

7th Feb 2014 Australia

Melbourne has the Formula for Super Success

Rev heads unite! From February to March, Melbourne will be shrouded in the scent of engine oil and burning rubber as the Superbike World Championship and Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix speeds into town.

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Celebrate Australia Day The Whitsundays Way

15th Jan 2014 Australia

Celebrate Australia Day The Whitsundays Way

With Australia Day just around the corner, domestic travel is looking to be one of the most popular ways to celebrate. As the summer heat swelters across the country, a long weekend is the perfect way to make the most of it all. Unsurprisingly, the Whitsundays look to be one of the most sought-after holiday destinations this summer.

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Magic Millions Gallops into the Gold Coast

7th Jan 2014 Australia

Magic Millions Gallops into the Gold Coast

This month sees the annual Magic Millions Sales and Race Day gallop into the Gold Coast for what is fast becoming one of the greatest racing carnivals and international yearling sales in the world.

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Top Hotels in Melbourne

4th Sep 2013 Australia

Top Hotels in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia's most popular cities to visit whether for a quick weekend away or an extended holiday. With some of the top hotels in Melbourne, accommodation is easily taken care of, putting you right in to heart of this city's trendy bohemian vibe.

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QLD Property Spotlight: Daydream Island Resort

6th Jun 2013 Australia

QLD Property Spotlight: Daydream Island Resort

Adding to the already exciting Living Reef experience at Daydream Island Resort & Spa, plans are underway to create more aquatic areas from which to view these fascinating underwater creatures.

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Cheap Sunshine Coast Holiday Specials

11th Aug 2011 Australia

Cheap Sunshine Coast Holiday Specials

The 7 day weather forecast for the Sunshine Coast is sunny with top temperatures of 20 degrees everyday! Not too shabby for winter weather I'd say! I guess it's easy to see why it's earned its name.

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Palm Cove Accommodation

13th May 2011 Australia

Palm Cove Accommodation

Nestled on Queensland's north coast between Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove is a relaxed coastal town and tourist hot spot comprising of 1.5 km of tropical beachfront, the majestic mountains of the Great Dividing Range.

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Melbourne Holidays

15th Apr 2011 Australia

Melbourne Holidays

In conjunction with Tourism Australia, two well-known French lifestyle bloggers visited Victoria in March. Seen as trend setters in France, they have already generated a fair bit of coverage with many positive comments from other French bloggers.

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