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En Route with Best Western

Drinking coffee can be an adventure when you’re travelling. Instead of lining up for a takeaway cup at your favourite café in the morning, you’re waking up in a new city with new sights, sounds and coffee brands you’ve likely never tried before. Paired with a good barista, your perfect cup of Joe may be waiting for you around the next corner. But how do you know where to go first? Read more about ‘Five Best Western hotels serving the best coffee’

18 June 2015 0 More on   Food and Wine

One of the must-do‘s on Australia’s east coast is a stay at Airlie Beach. It is worth a visit, even if you just have one or two days. Airlie Beach is the ‘Gateway to Heaven‘; a little piece of paradise. Enjoy your stay at Airlie Beach and be inspired by my highlights: Read more about ‘How to relax on holiday at Airlie Beach’

16 June 2015 0 More on   Australian Holidays

The Queen’s Birthday long weekend is fast approaching. I don’t know about you, but it’s a rare chance for me to spend some quality time with my family and friends. A 3-day weekend means I can also plan a spontaneous trip. Here’s four fun activities I’m putting on my long weekend bucket list.

Read more about ‘Fun activities to do over the long weekend’

5 June 2015 0 More on   Food and Wine Holidays with Kids

I’ve always been too busy to visit Melbourne. I work long hours, so usually I’m racing around on weekends doing all the chores, groceries and washing.

So last weekend, I booked my first ever flight to Melbourne with a group of girlfriends. It was a dangerous one-off for us all, and you know what? We loved every wicked second. Read more about ‘What I learnt from my first time visiting Melbourne: Part 1′

25 May 2015 0 More on   Latest

I’ve made a habit of skiing in New Zealand every year since I left high school. I’m a full time nurse now, but when I was deep into the books studying, saving up every last cent to blow on New Zealand’s ski slopes was what kept me sane leading up to exams. Read more about ’5 Things You Didn’t Know About Queenstown’

20 May 2015 0 More on   New Zealand Holidays

Bridges, like roads, connect our cities and towns. Most people would readily recognise the biggest bridges in Sydney and Melbourne, but have you crossed these three other endearing bridges in Australia yet? Read more about ’3 of Australia’s most endearing bridges’

20 May 2015 0 More on   Latest

Why are some places in the world easier to recognise than others? The answer could be in how photogenic they are.

First published on Karryon, research by Love Home Swap has discovered the most photographed landmarks in Australia based on how many times their hashtag has been shared on Instagram. Here are the top 10 in reverse order. Numbers 5 and 1 may surprise you. Read more about ‘Australia’s 10 Best Instagram Attractions’

Focusing on work when you’re away from your kids for days at a time can be challenging. Instead of rising at the crack of dawn to start preparing lunches, breakfasts, laying out clothes for school each day, you find you’re stuck in a hotel room worrying about how well the family is coping while you’re away. Read more about ’5 organisational tips for mums travelling for work’

16 April 2015 0 More on   Corporate Traveller Travel Tips

Between 2014 and 2018 Australia commemorates the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since Australia and New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War.

Anzac Day is one of our most important national commemorative occasions. It’s a time of reflection, to remember the original ANZACs who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front, and the service given by Australian servicemen and women.  Read more about ’6 unusually proper ways to honour our Anzacs’

9 April 2015 0 More on   Events

Australia and New Zealand have produced their fair share of sporting heroes. We look at some of our best champions and where they hailed from.

Read more about ‘Hometown heroes: Revisiting the cities of our sporting heroes’