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With its café culture, buzzing music scene, and the eclectic architecture, Melbourne is already putting out some seriously cool city vibes. But add to that the public art galleries in its inner-city laneways and you’ll never want to leave. Heading to this neck of the woods soon? Here are six of the coolest laneways in …

Some travel experiences are so quintessentially Australian you’ll only find them here. How many have you had? 1. BYO restaurants BYO is a time-honoured tradition in Australia, but the rest of the world has yet to catch on to our genius. Free BYO remains the holy grail, but we’re okay with ‘corkage’ fees – within …

If you’ve got an overseas trip coming up, the list of things you need to do before you set off can feel as long as your arm. But it doesn’t have to be! Save yourself some time and stress by prioritising these eight must-dos. 1. Check SafeTravel.govt.nz SafeTravel.govt.nz is the New Zealand Government’s official travel …

If you’ve got an overseas trip coming up, the list of things you need to do before you set off can feel as long as your arm. But it doesn’t have to be! Save yourself some time and stress by prioritising these eight must-dos. 1. Check SmartTraveller.gov.au SmartTraveller.gov.au is the Australian Government’s official travel advice …

You’ve probably heard it all before, but the key to a successful and enjoyable road trip with a baby in tow is planning. But how? Here are a few tips to get you (and your engine) started. 1. Load thoughtfully Think about what you might need on your drive before you load up the boot …

One of the most frequent questions I get asked these days is “Where’s your next trip?” It seems to roll off the tongue of my friends and family right after “How are you?” and I love it! I know how lucky I am to be able to pick up and take off as I please …

When European settlers founded Christchurch in 1850, they built their new city to English ideals. To be a Mini England, with very English-sounding street names and very English-looking buildings. But that all changed in February 2011, when a Mw 6.2 earthquake irreparably damaged much of Christchurch. Today, Christchurch is reborn with cutting-edge architecture, amazing cafés, …

The one thing you should always pack? Sunscreen. But everything else is up for debate. We’ve all been guilty of stuffing our bags to the brim with things we don’t need. And some of us never seem to learn our lesson. So to help you out, here’s a quick guide on what to leave out of …

Instagram is easy to use, but a lot harder to master. Here are eight ways to up your holiday-snap game without shelling out on an expensive DSLR. 1. Get inspired Follow other Insta users that inspire you and remember that imitation is the greatest form of flattery. @CanonAustralia, @NikonAustralia and (your fave) @Wotifcom are great …