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Great news – the Queensland borders are starting to open back up! 🎉 And just in case you’d forgotten why Sunshine State getaways are so fantastic, as a very proud QUEENSLANDER, I’m here to share 10 reasons why Queensland holidays are the absolute best. 1. All the Big Things That’s right, Queensland has loads Big …

Whether you’re vegan for health reasons, the environment, because you’re a huge animal lover, or you’re just interested in introducing more meat-free Mondays to your life, there are a whole host of vegan treats to take your pick from in Brisbane. Hankering for some tapas, a fancy degustation menu or just want a greasy burger? …

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 …

Wot’s not to love about Bowen? It’s a chilled-out beach town in the heart of the Whitsundays AND it’s home to everyone’s favourite fruit – Bowen mangoes. Plus it could be about to get even more awesome. Bowen is a finalist in our Festival of Wot competition and in the running to win its very …

If there’s one thing you should know about Townsville, it’s that there are SO many things to see and do while you’re there. It’s the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the largest city in Northern Australia and was named Wotif’s Top Winter Destination for 2019 (320 days of sunshine a year will do that!). …

State against state. Mate against mate. Yep, it’s State of Origin season again – that special time of year when QLD and NSW battle it out to decide which state reigns supreme. But the competition isn’t limited to the footy field. Here are ten reasons why QLD is THE best state of 2019 at any …

Confession time. I’ve been travelling to Brisbane for work trips for over eight years, but not once have I stayed on for the weekend. A cheeky road trip to Byron Bay? Yes. A few days on the Gold Coast? You bet. A couple of leisure days in the Queensland capital? Umm, not so much. What …

Did someone say great weather, endless events, buzzing nightlife AND gourmet dining options? Well, you must be talking about Brisbane, because there’s so much happening in the River City right now that it’s about time you planned your trip. Here’s what’s going on! 1. Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art The Asia Pacific Triennial of …

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 …

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. …