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Is Mudgee, NSW, on your holiday radar? It should be – and if it’s not, it will be by the end of this blog post. Read on for my top six reasons why you need a Mudgee getaway ASAP. I promise they’re not all wine-related 😉 1. But, seriously, the wine is amazing You can’t …

No destination in Australia does holiday apartments better than the Gold Coast. There are sooooo many to choose from! But with all those properties at your booking fingertips, how do you narrow it down to the very best option? Well, I can’t confess to having tried them all, but I can vouch for the awesomeness …

First of all, before we say anything else, I have a confession to make. I always thought being an Australian and celebrating Halloween was meant to be selling out. Doesn’t it make you officially un-Australian and a basic witch? Not according to our blog editors, who say this is the one time of the year …

We do festivals a little differently down under – especially if you get out of the big cities. From the weird and wacky to annual celebrations of cultural icons, Aussie festivals are a hoot. They’re also a great excuse to explore somewhere new, learn about a destination’s unique local history and meet some fantastic people. …

Eating and drinking is my favourite hobby. So, it’s no coincidence the foodie heaven of Hobart is my favourite capital city for a gourmet getaway. In fact, I’ve visited the Apple Isle capital seven times now and I’m yet to have a bad meal! I’m sharing my five absolute must-dos for any Hobart visit. 1. …

Before I had kids, I thought maternity leave was like an extended holiday in itself. I imagined myself fitting in plenty of exercise, tackling that long-awaited family photo project, and perhaps even writing my brain-bound novel. Ha! Maternity leave ended up being the most memorable, epic and treasured time of my life, but a holiday …

Have you heard the news? Wotif is helping one Aussie destination start their own festival and YOU get to decide what and where it will be. We started by calling for nominations from all over the country, and we were inundated with clever, quirky, original, and meaningful ideas. It was tough work for our judging …

Let’s face it: South Australia is awesome at any time of year. But with the weather warming up and so much beautiful native flora and fauna bursting into life, spring is our favourite time to make the most of an SA getaway. Here are five reasons why we bet you’ll love it too. 1. Incredible …