Entries by Helen Hayes

10 Things We Can Do in Auckland

When the trans-Tasman bubble opens, and Jacinda Ardern opens the gates for Australians to visit New Zealand, the list of things to do around the North and South Islands is long. Auckland will be the first cab off the rank. Australians make up nearly half of the total international market into the harbour city pre-virus.  […]

12 days of Christmas with Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia has put together the ultimate Christmas Gift Guide to encourage Aussies to give the gift of travel this festive season. In many ways, travel is a priceless gift to give. Travel allows us to step outside of our everyday routines and reconnect with the people and world around us. This year in particular – the gift of travel is not only giving loved […]

A Guide to Great Books to Buy for Christmas

Giving books for Christmas is a wonderful idea, and we have put together a collection of great reads to help you tick off your shopping list. Loving Country By Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou Loving Country is a powerful and essential guidebook that offers a new way to travel and discover Australia through an Indigenous narrative. In […]

Why The Maldives is still a dream destination

  With the prospect of international travel on the horizon, now is the perfect time for travellers to dream about The Maldives. And not just the idyllic location of luxurious resorts, but also the incredible experiences you can have in the Maldives. The Maldivian sands are as white as the smiles of the locals. Fish […]