Sunday, 29 December 2013

How to Keep in Shape While on Vacation

Vacation time doesn’t mean that you will completely forget about exercises and staying healthy. There are in fact many ways that you can follow to stay fit and in shape while on vacations. Whether or not you follow a strict exercise regimen, you can always try exercising during your holiday time. Although getting proper nutrition [ ]

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Should you Visit the North or South Island of New Zealand?

Many have attempted to differentiate North and South Islands of New Zealand. But for some, whether you go North or South, it’s always a win-win. It’s New Zealand! Everywhere you go, you see nature’s beauty, perfection, and one of the friendliest people on Earth!

Monday, 2 December 2013

The World’s Most Popular Beers

Whether it is a party or a casual night out with friends, everybody loves to enjoy a glass of beer. A number of countries produce a range of top-quality brews till date. The recent survey report from the Drinks Business shows an array of new brands in the list of world’s top beers. In fact, [ ]

Sunday, 1 December 2013

The Top 8 Record Holding Highways

Ever wanted to just get away from it all? Just jump in your car, roll the windows down and feel the wind in your hair. Then perhaps a driving holiday is just the ticket. Why not think big for your next driving holiday, and go for a record breaking route. Maybe you could try the longest [ ]

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Sailing In Summer – The 5 Top Australian Destinations

Australia is renowned for its sunbaked, wild and rugged natural beauty. The first thoughts that come to mind of Australia’s natural landscapes are the vast expanses of gold and red sunburnt country soil; of adventure and thrill; intense and extreme. But for those who prefer a gentler and more forgiving holiday, the Aussie shores are [ ]

Top 10 Coolest Airports In The World

Since an airport might be the first and last impression of a destination that travellers get, different cities around the world are starting to focus attention on turning their airports into havens, rather than just sparse, functional necessities. Air travel can be stressful, but some of the world’s coolest airports now offer a truly unique [ ]

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Top 5 Flights By Distance & Time [Infographic]

Do you love to fly? If you’re anything like me the airport and flight is pretty exciting; you’re off to explore a new country and it all starts in the airport lounge and duty free department! However some see it as a bit of a chore before their holiday really begins. How long has your longest [ ]

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Tech Review – Airpulse Qi Wireless Charging Pad

Thanks to the team at (an online retailer stocking the latest mobile phone and tablet accessories) for the opportunity to review the Qi Universal Wireless Charging Plate. Seeing that I am a bit of a self-proclaimed tech nerd and I love my gadgets, I jumped at the opportunity to road test an item I didn t even know existed. [ ]

Monday, 11 November 2013

Cities of the Future [Infographic]

The World Health Organization has recently released a report detailing the expected rise in city populations over the next few decades. Just like Australia, the majority of the world s population also live in cities. The report states they expect the number of people living in cities will increase two-fold, which is an amazing prediction. The [ ]

Great Tips For First Timers to New York

If you ve never been to the most exciting city in the world, your first time can be thrilling and for some pretty overwhelming. There is so much to do, so much to experience, you may have no idea where to begin. Your time there is precious, so make sure you follow some of these top [ ]

Thursday, 7 November 2013

5 of the Best Places in the World to Teach English

Teaching English abroad as part of the TEFL or TESOL programs can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling experiences of your life. Whether you’re on a gap year after Uni or hoping to become a teacher, it provides a fantastic opportunity to travel, meet new people and gain confidence. When deciding on a [ ]

Thursday, 31 October 2013

5 Steps To Planning A Wedding Abroad

Are you one of the lucky ones who ve decided to tie the knot abroad? One of the great benefits of doing this is that would-be couples can save vast amounts of money (obviously this depends on the type and destination). Another fantastic advantage of getting married abroad is that hot, sunny weather is almost a [ ]

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Top 10 Problems Experienced On Holiday

In an ideal world, our holidays would always be a pleasant, relaxing experience; allowing us to return home feeling totally recharged. Alas, it doesn t always work out like that. Here are some of the most common difficulties travellers have abroad, and how you can avoid them: Communication Problems - Bring a phrasebook with you, or [ ]

Top 10 Latest Travel Trends of 2013

1. Cruising More Australians are choosing to spend their vacations on a cruise with expenditure in the industry continuing to rise with an estimated increase of 48.1% in 2011-2012 with further growth anticipated for 2013. 2. International Travel Overseas travel has been increasing and with the strength of the Australian dollar, it will continue to [ ]

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Australia’s Top 8 Major Sporting Events

Every year is a big year for sport in Australia. In fact, Australia’s culture is synonymous with sport. The wide open spaces, warm weather and sunshine lend itself to all manner of outdoor exploits. You can have a flutter on the fillies during Melbourne’s spring racing carnival, watch the big men fly at the AFL [ ]

The World’s Tallest Buildings [Infographic]

You ve heard it said that the sky is the limit, but perhaps wondered what that meant, or looked like. What form does that saying take when translated to real life? While there may not be a concrete answer, the infographic below shows that humans have tried to test that theory. Spending billions of dollars and [ ]

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Five Hostels You’ll Never Want To Leave

A hostel is the more cost-effective and exciting hotel alternative that not only provides travellers with cheap and cheerful accommodation, but with priceless memories, potential friends and a built-in community of like minded people. Anyone who has ever gone travelling (whether it be around Europe or further afield) will have no doubt experienced a few [ ]

The Most Unusual Food Festivals From Around The World

Food is an integral part of any culture, and when travelling abroad, most people prefer to at least dip their toes in and try the local cuisine. Real food aficionados might like to go a step further and sample some of the more diverse food traditions around the world while on their travels. Here are [ ]

Top Scariest Destinations For Halloween

Every October, people from all over the country come together to celebrate frightening attractions and traditions. From abandoned houses to decrepit prisons, these destinations provide both excitement and the chill of fear that most Halloween celebrators look for. There are those who love a good scare and then there are those that just want to [ ]

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

The Best Nature & Wildlife Attractions in Singapore

Even though Singapore is a well developed nation, with cutting-edge technology and towering skyscrapers, it also offers an abundance of nature and wildlife based attractions. It s possible to get up close and personal with animals, explore unspoiled forests and visit gorgeous beaches. Even if you can only visit Singapore for a short time, it s definitely worth [ ]

Thursday, 17 October 2013

5 Most Common Causes Of Car Accidents To Avoid

Going on a road trip? Plan ahead by taking every precaution and ready yourself (and your car) for the endless hours of driving ahead. Nobody wants to be in a car accident. However, when on the road there are many uncontrollable factors. Here are the five most common causes of car accidents with simple solutions: [ ]

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel While You’re Young

According to Roy Morgan’s Holiday Tracking Survey (released in May this year), the majority of Australians under the age of 30 would like to take an overseas holiday no surprise there. What’s interesting though, is that only 22 per cent did so in the twelve months prior to the survey’s release. This would suggest [ ]

Monday, 14 October 2013

Top 10 of the Largest Temples in the World

A temple is characterised as a structure preserved for spiritual or religious activities. The sizes of temples are in great dispute these days as many temples claim to be the largest. In the following article, we identify the top 10 largest temples from around the world. 10. Baalbek Found in the tenth spot is Baalbek, [ ]

Top 10 Most Popular Landmarks in The World

Our world is full with many natural and man-made wonders. Whether it is east or west, each part of our world boasts a countless number unique landmarks. These unique landmarks feature outstanding architecture, incredible history, and breathtaking designs; with each representing its country s culture, history, and national identity. Here is a list of most top [ ]

The Geek’s Guide To Travel

If you ve ever panicked at the thought of travelling to a place without the creature comforts of home (such as Wi-Fi), then this travel guide is for you. You ll be surprised just how far you really need to travel to be without internet access; just ask our Inuit friends in Alaska! Don t delay, see the [ ]

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Australian Attractions With a View [Infographic]

If you’re not afraid of heights, are up for an adventure and want to experience the stunning scenery from around Australia, take a look at some of our top attractions with a view. Choose from climbing some of Australia’s most iconic bridges, historical towers and some of the highest buildings in the country, one of [ ]

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

The Talented People Capturing the Worlds Most Iconic Travel Photos

There are amazing places around the world that just beg to be photographed by people who are always searching for that next shot that will stand out as an iconic photograph in the world of travel.

3 Reasons To Holiday Outside Of Peak Season

So whether you want to explore the beauty that Britain has to offer or seek more exotic climes elsewhere; there are plenty of advantages to taking a break at this time of year.

Your Thai Full Moon Party Primer

The Full Moon Party is as much a part of Thailand’s tourism scene, as much as the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Chiang Mai or the UNESCO World Heritage Historic City of Ayutthaya.

Top 10 Luxurious Cities in the World to Splurge

Feeling filthy rich lately? Want to treat yourself to a guilty-pleasure & indulging vacation? We can definitely point you in the right direction. Let us take you to a tour to the top 10 luxurious and money-burning cities in the world: 10. Singapore Among the smallest countries on the globe is Singapore, with only a [ ]

Top 10 Most Popular Parks around the World

Let’s admit it working from 9 to 5 is stressful for anyone! Visiting these 10 most popular parks around the world might just relieve some of that stress. 10. Singapore Botanic Gardens (Singapore) Anywhere near Asia? You might want to visit the Botanic Gardens of the Lion City Singapore. Sitting in the tenth [ ]

Sunday, 29 September 2013

The Talented People Capturing the Worlds Most Iconic Travel Photos

There are amazing places around the world that just beg to be photographed by people who are always searching for that next shot that will stand out as an iconic photograph in the world of travel. These images do more than just document a place, like a push pin on a map, instead they use [ ]

3 Reasons To Holiday Outside Of Peak Season

Summer may be slowly coming to an end and Mr Autumn might be poking his rainy head around the corner, but that’s no reason to put off your holiday if you haven’t already had one this year. We may have had the best summer for a good seven years but that doesn’t mean you can’t [ ]

Friday, 27 September 2013

Top 10 Largest Mosques in the World

Although most of the largest mosques are located in major Islamic countries, many newly built mosques are also found in different countries around the world. These beautiful mosques not only offer a serene environment for prayers, but also showcase some ultimate Islam inspired architecture. Here is the list of top ten largest mosques in the world.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Most Annoying Habits of Plane Passengers

Sometimes the behaviours and habits of fellow passengers can drive you crazy. According to a recent survey, a number of flight attendants often get infuriated by guests who stuff excess luggage in the overhead lockers. There is also the case that a number of passengers get up and walk around even when the seatbelt sign is on. These small common habits of passengers make the flight attendant’s job difficult, but it also seems that these habits greatly annoy other passengers as well (which isn’t the best when you are stuck in a vacuum sealed metal tube flying over 32,000 feet).

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Top 7 of the Largest Zoos in the World

Today, some of the largest zoos span more than one hundred acres. They also contain thousands of animals and wildlife species. Animal lovers will find that these zoos worthy of a full day’s visit.

Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World

Already booked a trip somewhere? Or perhaps you still considering a holiday to get away form the daily grind ? Get to know the top ten busiest airports in the world.

The 10 Largest Hotels in the World

A good idea can give birth to the biggest, grandest, and the largest of structures your mind can ever perceive. How large is a large hotel, then? Let’s take a look the top 10 largest hotels in the world.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Top 10 Most Visited Countries in the World

Top 10 Most Visited Countries in the World:

Top 10 Tallest Statues From Around the World

Top 10 Tallest Statues From Around the World:

Monday, 19 August 2013

Top 7 Shopping Hotspots in Melbourne

Top 7 Shopping Hotspots in Melbourne:

Top 10 Most Popular Hotels in Las Vegas

Top 10 Most Popular Hotels in Las Vegas:

Top 10 Most Popular Hotels in Las Vegas

Top 10 Most Popular Hotels in Las Vegas:

Top 10 Largest Shopping Malls in the World

Top 10 Largest Shopping Malls in the World:

World’s Top 10 Largest Observation Wheels

World’s Top 10 Largest Observation Wheels:

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World:

Friday, 16 August 2013

Mother Kangaroo and Joey on Flickr.A Mother Kangaroo and Joey at...

Mother Kangaroo and Joey on Flickr.

A Mother Kangaroo and Joey at Tropical Fruit World. Not just tropical food, it also has animals!

Wet n Wild Waterslides on Flickr.Just some of the great water...

Wet n Wild Waterslides on Flickr.

Just some of the great water slides on offer at the Wet n Wild water park.

Energetic Koala on Flickr.A Koala sitting at the top of its...

Energetic Koala on Flickr.

A Koala sitting at the top of its branch at Tropical Fruit World in NSW.

The Giant Drop on Flickr.Via Flickr: The Giant Drop at...

The Giant Drop on Flickr.

Via Flickr:

The Giant Drop at Dreamworld is probably the scariest ride i have been on.

The Claw Ride on Flickr.Via Flickr: The Claw is defintely one of...

The Claw Ride on Flickr.

Via Flickr:

The Claw is defintely one of the biggest stomach churning rides found at the Dreamworld theme park.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Sydney vs. Melbourne

Sydney vs. Melbourne :

Must Have Travel Smartphone Apps

Must Have Travel Smartphone Apps :

What to Look for When Picking a Travel Companion

What to Look for When Picking a Travel Companion :

Ways To Save on Your Next Holiday

Ways To Save on Your Next Holiday :

Friday, 5 July 2013

Eagle Sculpture on Flickr.A view of the Eagle Sculpture from the...

Eagle Sculpture on Flickr.

A view of the Eagle Sculpture from the top of Eagle Point Hill in Coolangatta.

Main Beach and Surfers Paradise on Flickr.A view of Main Beach...

Main Beach and Surfers Paradise on Flickr.

A view of Main Beach and Surfers Paradise from a whale watching ship while in the Southport Broadwater.

Seaworld Penguin on Flickr.One of the little critters stars at...

Seaworld Penguin on Flickr.

One of the little critters stars at the Penguin Encounter, located at Seaworld on the Gold Coast.

The Jet Rescue Ride on Flickr.The Jet Rescue ride located at...

The Jet Rescue Ride on Flickr.

The Jet Rescue ride located at Seaworld Theme Park on the Gold Coast.

Energetic Koala on Flickr.A Koala sitting at the top of its...

Energetic Koala on Flickr.

A Koala sitting at the top of its branch at Tropical Fruit World in NSW.

Coolangatta at Night on Flickr.The cityscape at Coolangatta on...

Coolangatta at Night on Flickr.

The cityscape at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Lace Monitor on Flickr.A photo of a Lace Monitor at Currumbin...

Aqua Loop on Flickr.The Aqua Loop water slide at WetnWild on the...

Aqua Loop on Flickr.

The Aqua Loop water slide at WetnWild on the Gold Coast

Wild Wild West Ride on Flickr.Closed on the day i went, the Wild...

Wild Wild West Ride on Flickr.

Closed on the day i went, the Wild Wild West ride is both a classic, wet and fun ride at MovieWorld on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Beach Erosion on Flickr.You can see what the recent...

Gold Coast Beach Erosion on Flickr.

You can see what the recent weather and erosion has done to many of the Gold Coast beaches

Cuckoo Restaurant on Flickr.The great German themed Cuckoo...

Cuckoo Restaurant on Flickr.

The great German themed Cuckoo Restaurant in the Dandenong Ranges. With live music and authentic decorations all over the place, it is a great place for both lunch and dinner.

The internationally-renowned Cuckoo Restaurant has been serving its guests with an array of delectable food varieties and an range of brilliant entertainment options since 1958.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Flickr Photo of the Day by Riyas Ahmed...

Flickr Photo of the Day by Riyas Ahmed 1996


Superman Escape Rollercoaster on Flickr.Feel the acceleration...

Superman Escape Rollercoaster on Flickr.

Feel the acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in just two seconds, and the force of 4.5Gs The Movie World Theme Park on the Gold Coast is perhaps the best in Australia.

Olinda Falls on Flickr.Even though the water wasn’t...

Olinda Falls on Flickr.

Even though the water wasn’t flowing at a high rate, Olinda Falls in the Dandenong Ranges is a great place to take a walk and have a picnic.