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One of the best things about my job as Managing Editor of the Wotif Insider blog is discovering and sharing seriously great hotel finds with our readers. And you should know my recommendations don’t come lightly. I’m only willing to shout about the sort of travel discoveries I’d pass onto my friends, family and colleagues …

Think you’ve left it too late to book an Aussie Xmas holiday? No way! You just need to know where to go. Here are our top 10 places to score a last-minute Christmas getaway bargain. But you’d better get in quick! 1. Warrnambool, VIC This coastal city on the western end of the spectacular Great …

Gorgeous scenery, sweet B&Bs, a little special something in the air… Some places feel like they were made for romantic getaways. Here are five of our favourites. 1. Montville and Maleny Sunshine Coast, Queensland Why we love it: Nestled in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland lies a world unlike any other in Australia. Take a short …

Have you heard the BIG news? To celebrate our 18th birthday, Wotif has given Australia its newest and juiciest Big Thing – the Big Melon in Chinchilla, QLD. Some of the team were lucky enough to go to Chinchilla for the grand unveiling. Here are some highlights from an amazing couple of days. The Big …

Amazing restaurants, exciting nightlife, incredible culture, and That Harbour. Just when you thought Sydney couldn’t get any more awesome, it kicks off with more must-see events than you can shake your opera glasses at. From New Jersey singalongs to the Royal Easter Show, get your golden tickets ready for a season of Sydney fever (and …

Beautiful beaches with some of the whitest sand in Australia, waterways that glow in the dark, rainforests with trees that pre-date the arrival of Captain Cook, and world-class wineries that tantalise the tastebuds. Welcome to the NSW South Coast! Here is your ultimate must-do list for exploring the unspoilt regions of Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, and …

Like your travel spooooooky? If you live for a shiver down your spine or a dose of paranormal activity, get set for a well-travelled Halloween. 1. Old Melbourne Gaol Melbourne, Victoria Join a night-time ghost tour to explore the gaol’s brutal heritage and learn about the whispers of hauntings that have been around since the …

Right now, Brisbane is rolling out the red carpet for a sizzling season of spring and summer events. From ballet to soccer, here are seven of the most exciting must-sees. Make sure you stay an extra night or two so you can make the most of Brissie’s awesome restaurants, bars, and shopping as well. 1. …