Before mass media, and when travel was a big romance, vintage travel posters were a seductive propaganda tool. Come with me for a giggle down memory lane where “every voyage a gay cruise” meant something else entirely.
Thousands of workers, mainly men, have flocked to Christchurch to rebuild the city centre after devastating earthquakes killed 181 people in the southern New Zealand city. Now get this. Some PR genius in Australia, and Canterbury Tourism have marketed Christchurch as a love hub. It’s targeting women travellers.
An adventurous young Greek/German woman, Ariane Tatas, shares her experiences travelling solo around Australia. She says we’re friendly, the men are good looking and she gets to wear the shortest skirts she’s ever worn in her life. But we’re also an expensive country to holiday in, and getting a decent job is hard.