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There’s nothing better than a New Zealand getaway – unless it’s a New Zealand getaway on the cheap. Regardless of whether you’re touring the country or a card-carrying Kiwi, these 18 activities are low in cost, but priceless in value. 1. Create your own hot tub time machine Tourists might pay Hanmer Springs’ $25 entrance …

What’s better than an awesome Easter getaway? Oh, nothing… except an awesome Easter getaway with freebies. We’ve rounded up amazing deals from some of our fave NZ hotels, motels and resorts. They all come with bonuses or upgrades and almost all of them are for travel over the Easter and school holiday period, but they’re …

 Japan is an incredible destination, as more and more Aussie travellers are discovering for themselves. Here are my tips for making your trip amazing. 1. Pack light. If you have a jam-packed itinerary that involves moving around a lot of different cities/hotels, try not to overload your suitcase. There are a LOT of stairs between …

New Zealand is made for road trips and Wellington is an ideal launch pad for some of the best. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, and whether you’re looking for a one-day getaway or a week-long adventure, here are five of our fave driving trips starting from the capital. 1. Wellington to Cape Palliser – 280km …

What’s better than an exciting overseas getaway? An exciting overseas getaway for a bargain price! We’ve crunched the numbers and found the ten cheapest international destinations to travel to from Australia in 2019. Plan your great-value holiday today! 1. Auckland, New Zealand Just three hours from Australia’s East Coast, Auckland makes for a great weekend …

Aussies have long had a love affair with Bali, but there’s a new hot spot to hit up. Touted as ‘the new Seminyak’, Canggu is where it’s at and I’m here to tell you why COMO Uma Canggu, located on Bali’s South-West Coast, is where you need to stay. COMO Uma Canggu combines sophisticated luxury …

The Land of the Long White Cloud might not be huge geographically speaking, but it sure crams plenty to do inside its borders. This makes NZ perfect for road trips, with everything from quick adventures along the coast to week-long treks from the North to the South. Here are five of our faves. 1. New …

How do you choose the perfect resort for a family holiday? Well, no matter how fussy your kids are, there’s one thing you can always count on to keep them entertained and happy – an awesome swimming pool. Here are ten of our favourite NZ resorts with great pools for all the paddling, splashing and …

From the amazing coastline to the snowy peaks of the Southern Alps, New Zealand has plenty to offer those who seek adventure among the wilderness. One of the best ways to enjoy this wonderful country is by hiking and biking. Here are some of our top picks to kickstart your explorations. 1. Auckland’s city trails …

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to not only to wear some flowers in your hair (the song’s in your head now too, isn’t it? 😉) but follow these handy tips. 1. Get the name right. Us Aussies love to shorten, well, everything, but you won’t catch locals calling their town ‘San Fran’. …