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6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

Dreaming of Paris? Here are the tips you need to know if you're visiting Paris for the first time.

6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

If you’ve ever dreamed of eating the perfect pastry or sipping the worlds nicest champagne – then lovely, Paris is where you need to be! Luckily for you (and for me), I got to spend three beautiful Summer days in the City of Love and have a handful of pointers that would be rude not to share.

Go Wild at Tangalooma

Paradise at your Door Step

Go Wild at Tangalooma

You’ve got the ‘Monday blues’ and you’re craving sun, salt, sand and sea… an island getaway is the only thing on your mind. If you’re feeling in need of a tropical paradise adventure without long distance flying – we got the solution.

A mere 40 kilometres away from home for us Brisbanites, and a short (and very relaxing) 75-minute ferry ride, your island paradise can be found at the pristine gateway to Moreton Island. Get ready for a fun-filled jam-packed adventure at Tangalooma...

Local Travel Wanderlust List

A travel list that'll put your ditchers to shame

Local Travel Wanderlust List

FOMO No More: Time to Turn the Tables

Our dear flock, potential FOMO moments are about to be your best friend. Read our lips – best decision ever. Wish to get ditched, and hitch a ride to beautiful parts of Queensland where you’ll be met with amazing views, eats and treats. No more fear of missing out, we’re going to blast that right out of the sky and ensure you get the last laugh.

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Discover These Fallen Slices of Heaven

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Winter is here and luckily us SEQ'ers live in paradise all year round. Life/ work can get a bit dreary staying in the urban jungle. You poor darlings. Here are five fallen slices of heaven within 90 minutes of the city, complete with gourmet fare, heaters, hot tubs, views and an utter absence of suburbia.

What Shoes To Wear When Travelling

No need to sacrifice fashion for functionality

What Shoes To Wear When Travelling

You may have dreams of yourself traipsing around some exotic foreign city in sky-high Jimmy Choos, but those visions probably aren't the whole picture. They likely leave out the ankle-rolling on cobblestones, the blisters on your toes and heels, and the persistent ache in your lower back. The point of travelling is to explore and enjoy a new place, and you can't do that if you can't even bear to move anywhere.

Fear not! There's no need to sacrifice fashion for functionality. Here are some fabulous shoes to wear on your travels that are equally stylish and comfortable - the best part is, they won’t take up a ton of room in your luggage!

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

The Answer Might Be in Lithuania

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

“Game of Thrones” characters seem to be enjoying their ale - no serious meal goes without it. But what would it taste like? Homemade beer - and its flavours - is one of the best time travel machines. While cities, traditions and people change throughout centuries, some well-kept local beers preserve the same yeasty, raw flavours for ages. Lithuanian beers, for example, is one of the best kept secrets in homemade brewing world.

European Summer

5 Reasons You Need To Experience A European Summer

European Summer

Don't let your Summer stories end! Create new sun-filled experiences by hopping over to Europe in mid-2017. Five reasons why a must-do for anyone that wants to keep their Summer fling alive. This will help you plan your ultimate trip.

Word on the Street #52

Laugh until you cry, then laugh some more!

Word on the Street #52

Another one bites the crust, February is done and dusted. Look at all you’ve eaten this year already… and there’s so much more fun, entertainment and food to come. Best be ready there’s enough laughs to go around for the next month to make your stomach hurt.

L’Hôtel Marrakech

Moroccan Wanderlust

L’Hôtel Marrakech

L’Hôtel Marrakech is a privately owned riad set in the heart of the ‘red city’s’ Medina. L’Hôtel is conveniently close to the vibrant Jemaa El Fna square, the bustling Souk and nearby the 12th Century Koutoubia Mosque. This historic 19th Century riad, originally the central part of a Caidal palace, comprises five spacious suites, not usually found in the riads of Marrakech surrounding a uniquely wide courtyard garden and swimming pool. This charming retreat combines delicious food, great comfort and service whilst capturing the elegance of hotels of the1930s. Owned by Jasper Conran, the riad combines superb Moroccan craftsmanship with pieces of antique furniture, textiles, lighting and art from his collection, making it feel more like a home than a hotel.

Luxury Camping Under The Stars

AND AMONGST THE OLIVE GROVES AT THE GRAMPIANS THIS AUTUMN

Luxury Camping Under The Stars

Luxury camping and outdoor events specialists Under Sky are bringing a brand new experience to The Grampians this autumn, with an exclusive pop up luxe camping hotel at Mount Zero Olives.

For five weeks only (31 March – 7 May), family-run Mount Zero Olives, located at the Northern part of the Grampians National Park, will exclusively open their private property to Under Sky, who are setting up fully furnished bell tents and camping facilities amongst the olive groves with views to the National Park

Chinese New Year Facts

11 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know

Chinese New Year Facts

Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) is a major holiday in not just China but also other countries in Asia.

Here are 11 interesting facts about this important, popular and wonderful holiday and tradition.

Taika Waititi Interview

'Wilderpeople, Thor and Wolves, oh my!'

Taika Waititi Interview

Taika Waititi needs little introduction. The New Zealand film director, writer, actor, painter and comedian has garnered widespread recognition in the film industry for the success and critical acclaim of each film he releases. Each toting a unique link between the 'outsider' character, comedy and pathos. Crafting his distinctive path through the industry, Waititi has just released 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople', his latest film, packed to the brim with heart, passion and the rural charm of New Zealand.

Your NZ Travel Guide

Crucial Traveler Tips Revealed

Your NZ Travel Guide

There aren’t many countries that offer the beauty and adrenaline like New Zealand does. So whether you heading to hike glaciers at Franz Joseph or to out drink your cuzzie bro at the Queenstown bars, here are some quick tips on travelling New Zealand on a ‘Uni-Budget’.