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Here at Wotif, we’re passionate about getting more Aussie travellers to explore more of Oz. And this year, with so many Aussie communities doing it tough, it seems you’re all just as keen as us. In fact, according to a national survey we ran in February, 41% of Aussies are committed to travelling more in …

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 …

Hands up if you wish the holidays were here RIGHT NOW? Well lucky for you, we’ve searched high and low for the best summer beaches to bring you the holiday vibes. Wherever you are, picture yourself at one of these beaches with your fave iced drink in hand… instead of at work, sitting in aircon, …

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. …

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 …

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 …