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Food and Wine festivals

4 upcoming food & wine festivals worth your visit

From Australia to New Zealand, we’ve rounded up the four food & wine festivals with lineups that will excite your inner foodie.

Exodus Travel commit to fighting climate change

Exodus Travels commits to fighting climate change

The global adventure company has committed to fighting climate change by signing the ‘Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency’ pledge.

Qatar flights to Europe

Qatar Airways announces new flights ahead of Europe summer rush

Qatar Airways is launching flights to two new Mediterranean destinations this May and adding more frequencies to already popular European destinations.

nel. restaurant Aussie summer degustation menu

Restaurant nel. is serving up Aussie classics to support Rural Aid

Chef Nelly Robinson is re-inventing our favourite Aussie classics including the Bunnings sausage roll to support farmers doing it tough this summer.

Australian Bushfires. Image: Matthew Abbott/NY Times

How to support those in need during the Australian bushfires

Here is how you can help and donate to Australia’s impacted communities, firefighters, animals and victims during this time of crisis.

Australian Bushfires

Intrepid launches bushfire appeal matching donations dollar-for-dollar

The Intrepid Foundation are doubling donations made through their Red Cross appeal to support Australia communities left devastated by bushfires.

Charleston Challenge at the Hydro Majestic 2018. Photo: David Hill, Deep Hill Media

Hydro Majestic Hotel brings back the Roaring ’20s

Running over three weekends, the Blue Mountains hotel will host a Roaring ’20s Festival featuring an exciting line-up of Gatsby and vintage inspired events. Contributions will also be made to the RFS.

Christmas gift guide for travellers

Christmas gift ideas for those travelling in 2020

We’ve tried to make gift-giving a little easier this Christmas. Check out our top picks that travel enthusiasts and frequent flyers will love.

Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank

Funky new Ink Hotels launches in Melbourne’s Southbank

Their first hotel opening showcases what the new brand is all about which is playfulness, colour and vibrancy. Check out the interiors.

Great Southern: Brisbane to Adelaide rail journey

Explore Australia’s south-east on the new Great Southern rail journey

Journey Beyond Rail Expedition have launched Australia’s newest great rail journey which travels between Adelaide and Brisbane.

Bondi to Manly Coastal Walk. Image: Destination NSW

Sydney’s 80km Bondi to Manly coastal walk is open

From Harbour views to pristine beaches, explore the beautiful scenery Sydney has to offer on the new Bondi to Manly coastal walk.

Qantas First Lounge at Changi Airport, Singapore.

Qantas opens new luxury first-class lounge in Singapore

Take a look inside the sleek new Qantas first class lounge which spreads across 1,000 square metres in Singapore’s Changi Airport.