Gorgeous Greece expects another bumper season for tourism in 2014, with sporadic civil unrest unlikely to affect visitor numbers. Greece has a long and colourful history of protests and strikes, but these have become progressively fewer over the past 12 months. The pictures of violent protests in international media from downtown Athens understandably make travellers […]
The annual Vivid Sydney Festival is a free festival of light, music and ideas, with the multimedia light shows drawing the biggest crowds into the CBD.
A short drive south of Sydney is the tiny village of Austimer with a beautiful beach on the bay and some eclectic shopping up a side street. Who knew?!
WHAT: Delicious Days in Paris by Jane Paech, published by Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Books, $A35. It comprises 14 walking tours to explore the city’s food and culture and where to buy the best goodies. Each chapter is named according to Jane’s favourite foods and drinks – for example Chapter 4 is called Mousse au […]
The First Hand Black Markets featuring Aboriginal art and culture are unique to Sydney, offering a great day out for families and art lovers.
Is Kiama more than a pit stop and day trip for the blowhole? Come with me and explore this Australian seaside destination.
Take time to visit Kiama It’s not just about the blowhole and fish ‘n chips. Kiama has so much more… VISIT KIAMA CHECKLIST Click the link: Here’s the scoop on Kiama 120km south of Sydney 1.5 hours by car or over 2 hours by train Shops and eateries have seaside resort opening times and days, so weekends […]
Onyx Lounge is Newtown’s newest cool bar and tapas go-to venue. Sydney is famous for places like this opening and closing before you can blink, but we hope Onyx has longevity. It’s worth going, just for the slammer mojitos and the flaming chocolate tart.
Women travellers to India are much reduced in numbers after high-profile rape cases. Here’s a list of travel safety tips in India for women, compiled by an Indian man, looking at the situation from his viewpoint.
How to find the best bread in France – get up early and join the line at a boulangerie. Don’t forget weekly markets have brilliant artisan breads too.