Lisa Owen

Lisa finds the perfect option for active travellers to see New Zealand. Find out more about the best ways to visit this beautiful part of the world. 

Wintertime in Australia means a lot less time at the beach. But it also gives us the opportunity to visit some of the other parts of our country. We’ve selected some of our favourite winter getaway destinations from right here at home. If you like winter, fireplaces, scenic views, wine and food then these are the holiday destinations for you.

By Lisa Owen

If you are looking for an adrenaline fuelled getaway then Queenstown is the place for you.

By Sam Turner

The Gold Coast is home to some of Queensland’s most breathtaking views, enjoyable climbs and beautiful flora and fauna.

Stephen Parry

Fiji is one of the friendliest places in the world, mostly due to the Fijian locals. Grinning from ear to ear and always eager to share with you their traditions and culture, we had a complete local experience during our travels to this beautiful island.

Scott Bidmead

I was flying through a sea of clouds over a crystal clear lake, hedged by rugged snow capped mountains. Looking out the window, I whistled to myself. After all these years I had finally made it across the pond – hello Queenstown.

Ella Rose

With so many amazing spots within a short distance of Perth's city, visitors and locals alike should have no trouble finding and snapping something special to upload. Check out Ella's top 5 most Instagramable locations in and around Perth.

Jess Buchan

'Freedom camping'. These two little words are what make New Zealand the ultimate destination for a road trip. There are over 340 freedom camping spots scattered around New Zealand and not only are they budget friendly but they also are usually in the most scenic and often remote locations.

Oksana’s trip to New Zealand was filled with natural wonders, but the most memorable of her travel experiences was her time in Christchurch where she experienced the devastation of the February 2011 earthquakes.

Back by popular demand, Ryan shows us yet again just how he manages to find himself in trouble. This time Ryan manages to keep some hungry Alice Springs locals pretty happy first though. Everyone knows that when you hire a campervan, even with the recommended 6 passengers or less, it is a squeeze at the best of times... We had 8. So when in Alice Springs and the days approach 50 degrees, the 'uncomfortableness' of the situation is greatly exaggerated.