Author: Alison Godfrey

Mount Hakkoda Japan

Spring skiing: Traversing Japan’s rugged north, Aomori

Start at Hakkoda Ski Area and then wind your way through Aomori’s best cherry blossom spots.

Irelands Ancient East

16 places to visit in Ireland’s Ancient East

Ireland’s Ancient East has long wowed visitors with cobbled streets, stately homes, rocky windswept headlands and pirate’s caves. But it’s the people that will really have you enthralled.

Ski Utah

The easiest way to ski Utah in 2022

This Utah ski season is on track to be the best in a decade. Here’s how you can ride the fresh powder with the least amount of hassle.

Qatar Flight sale

SALE: Fly to Europe from $1,409 return

The world’s best airline has just dropped a massive flight sale as it prepares to return to daily flights from Melbourne and Sydney.

Sex and the City Airbnb

Channel your inner Carrie at the Sex and the City Airbnb

The exclusive stay includes access to Carrie Bradshaw’s lust-worthy closet and a personal styling session.

Whale Beach beachside Airbnb

19 gorgeous beachside Airbnb homes ARE available over the summer holidays

Everyone is trying to book a beachside summer holiday. These beautiful homes have availability in December and January but you need to get in quick.

qantas plane in the sky

Qantas just released a HUGE number of reward seats

This is the biggest release of Qantas reward seats in the airline’s history. Find out where you can go.

Citadelle Gin

‘Beautifully intense’: What makes Citadelle Gin so uniquely flavoursome?

This gin is complex and yet deliciously easy to drink, particularly with a Mediterranean tonic and lemon zest on a summer evening.

Chris Hemsworth Tourism Australia

‘Where the bloody hell is he?’: Aussie town’s cheeky campaign to lure Chris Hemsworth

Cowra knows it’s a big ask, but they’re pulling out ALL the stops to get Chris Hemsworth to visit. They’ve even offered to build a Big Chris. Watch the hilarious video.

Bonza airlines

Bonza budget airline preparing for takeoff in Australia

Bonza’s budget flights would connect regional areas and tourist destinations without the need for a stop in the city.

COVID travel insurance has a lot of fine print

Can you get COVID travel insurance?

It’s the big question that’s preventing many people from travelling overseas. We look at whether you can get travel insurance and what it covers.

Anna Polyviou coffee gin

You’ll never drink espresso martinis in the same way again

Australian pastry chef Anna Polyviou has teamed up with a Singapore distillery to create the most exquisite coffee honey gin liqueur.