Author: Jac Taylor

Hauts-de-France accomodation: Villa Varentia

A guide to the stunning stays of northern France

France’s newest region, Hauts-de-France, punches way above its weight in terms of sightseeing – even the hotels are something to admire.

Switzerland Summer: Zurich

Zurich is open and serving up in style

Switzerland has been named the safest country in the world and Zurich is rapidly regrouping along with its elegant array of dining options.

Canberra shopping district

The Australian shopping capital you’d never guess

Full of quirks and hidden treasures, this Australian city is the perfect place to spend the weekend if you’re after some good old-fashioned retail therapy.

Hauts-de-France: a road trip through France’s newest region

If you haven’t heard of Hauts-de-France yet, that’s because it is indeed France’s newest region – only formed in 2016, including chateaux, the Remembrance Trail and more. It’s all within an easy drive from Paris, and here’s a six-day road-trip itinerary that will help you see it all.

Stay in the bush: Australian bushfire support

Remember #buyfromthebush? Now you can help regional areas with a #stayinthebush

Domestic holidays are the way now, and these regional stays are ready to welcome travel-hungry city folk wanting to spend their money where it counts.

Photo essay: Skiing the Arlberg, Austria

The piste and off-piste areas alike are open to skiers, and the velvety white landscape stretches out so vastly that there is seemingly an infinite number of ways to choose your own snowbound adventure.

New Zealand and Australia travel Bubble

New Zealand and Pacific holidays could be possible by July

A tourism industry ‘Restart Timetable’ has been released this week which hints that international travel may be allowed sooner than we think.

A Sydney staycation to top your back-to-travel list

With local travel restrictions easing, the era of the staycation is arriving. We tried the Fullerton Hotel in Sydney in the early days of coronavirus and it passed with flying colours (and many macarons).

Visiting Chantilly: the cream of French elegance

Just out of Paris in northern France, an elegant historic enclave of horses, castles and luxury claims some of the most stunning tourism experiences.

Staycations and daytrips: travel restrictions easing this month

Domestic travel restrictions in Australia are slowly starting to ease. Here’s your state-by-state rundown of what’s allowed and what’s not. 

New James Cameron film features female, vegan anti-poachers

Titled Akashinga: The Brave Ones, the short film follows the incredible true story of the world’s only all-female anti-poaching unit in Zimbabwe.

Travel (virtually) in Fiji

5 ways to virtually visit Fiji today

Exploring Fiji’s breeze-kissed islands, heart-melting sunsets and fabulous hotels and resorts is only a click away.