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That’s a wrap! 7 reasons Mudgee’s Festival of Snags was epic

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It’s no secret that many Aussie communities – particularly small and regional towns – have been doing it tough. We’re in the midst of one of the worst droughts in 800 years and we’ve been experiencing the most extreme bushfire season in recorded history. The recent rain has brought much-needed relief to some areas, but …

On Saturday, Wotif launched the Festival of Snags in Mudgee, NSW after a four-month-long initiative designed to get more Aussies travelling in their own backyard. And what a banger of a day it was! It was amazing… and delicious… and hilarious… and way too much fun. Here are some of our highlights from the day. …

Australia is home to some of the best food in the world. That’s not my opinion, that’s a fact. So, what are we doing eating sad little packets of pretzels and peanuts whenever we go on flights? We should be showing off our awesome snack game to the world, making all of our fellow travellers …

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 …

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 …

Have you heard the news? Maryborough, QLD is a finalist in our Festival of Wot competition. They’re competing for a chance to win their own Festival of Redheads, which you might find a little surprising. What have redheads got to do with Maryborough? Well, it all makes sense once you learn a little of this …

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of QLD and NSW battling it out to see which state reigns supreme. It’s almost time for Game 2 of State of Origin and it’s looking to be a nail-biter. QLD might have taken out Game 1, but the competition’s far from over – and it’s not limited …

When it comes to awesome travel jobs, it looks like Mark Fitz has got it made. He’s a photographer, writer and social media influencer who specialises in promoting travel and outdoor experiences (read: He gets paid to visit and photograph some of the world’s most incredible destinations). We sit down with Mark to get his …