Travel blog - Australia

Travel blog - Australia

Cameron Matthews, Executive Chef at Spicers

An Interview with the Executive Chef at Spicers Retreats, Australia

The prospect of cooking and eating for a living is a pretty tempting one – especially when you’re doing it in some of Australia’s mos...
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New Zealand Fiordlands

Cruising from Sydney to New Zealand

Sally Macmillan has made two previous trips to New Zealand, but a luxury cruise out of Sydney proved to be her standout voyage... Sydney’s beaches, Opera House and Harbour Bridge are at their best vie...
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Shapes australia holidays

10 Foods You Have to Try in Australia

This month marks two years since I packed up my summer clothes and moved to the UK – only to never wear said summer clothes again. To commemorate my two year anniversary, I decided to blog about the t...
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Australian Open, Melbourne

How to Watch the Australian Open in Melbourne

It’s something of an understatement to say that the Australian Open is quite different from Wimbledon. Both celebrate top flight tennis at its best, but where Wimbledon has distinguished charm in abun...
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The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

An Expert’s Guide to Victoria and New South Wales

“From the buzz of city life to the serenity of nature-packed national parks, via some of the most pristine beaches on Earth, it’s endlessly inspirational here.” Leanne Broutta first visited New South ...
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Melbourne skyline, Australia

How to Spend 72 Hours in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of our all-time favourite cities. There's always something new to love about the place; whether it’s rooftop cocktail bars in Fitzroy or catching an Aussie rules game at the MCG,...
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

A Travel Butler's Guide to 72 Hours in Sydney

There are so many famous sights to see in Sydney that it can take ages to decide where to start. So with this in mind, Flight Centre Travel Butler Vicky Savage recommends you arm yourself with a plan....
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Blue Pool, New South Wales, Australia

The Best Swimming Spots Along the Sydney to Melbourne Coast

Tidal pools, secluded waterholes, dramatic waterfalls… Christine Faughlin dips her toe into some spectacular swimming spots along the Melbourne to Sydney coastal drive... Even after 15 years ...
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Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay (image: Hayley Lewis)

Top 5 Australian Beach Resorts

Australia has more than 10,000 beaches, and there are stunning resorts all over the country. Narrowing it down is no easy feat, but after much consideration, here are five of my favourite beach resort...
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Sydney (image: Destination NSW)

The Best Cities to Visit in Australia

Australia is a country of contrasting landscapes; desert, beaches, mountains, bush – there is plenty to explore. It also has some incredible cities, and since I’ve been living in this beautiful countr...
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Uluru in Australia

The Best Places to Visit in Australia

When planning a visit to Australia, the options can seem endless. And indeed they are. No one trip to Australia can take in everything, but it is possible to experience the country’s stand-out highlig...
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Queensland's Most Instagrammable Beaches

This post originally appeared on the Flight Centre Australia blog Winter may be fast approaching in the UK, but spring has already sprung in Australia! A forecast for warmer days ahead has us thinking...
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