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8 Sydney Activities You Can’t Afford to Miss

8 Sydney Activities You Can’t Afford to Miss

Sydney shines when it comes to outstanding art exhibitions and premiere musicals, and with a jam-packed calendar of inspiring, upcoming events, there’s no better time to visit the Harbour City for a culture-infused holiday. NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said “Sydney is renowned for its glimmering Harbour, stunning beaches and iconic […]

No bull! Done in 8 Seconds

No bull! Done in 8 Seconds

Eight seconds in professional bull riding circles is cause for great celebration… and nothing short of the ultimate test of endurance for the world’s ‘toughest athletes on dirt’! Yesiree! Superstar bulls and cowboys gearing up for next month’s PBR Iron Cowboy Townsville (17-18 November) – the only challenge of its kind in Australia and one […]

Spring Time Adventures in the Snowy Mountains

Spring Time Adventures in the Snowy Mountains

It’s the end of the ski season, but the fun doesn’t stop with the NSW Snowy Mountains becoming a haven for springtime adventures. From hiking and riding to wining and dining, this region has something for explorers of all ages. Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the Snowy Mountains is home to […]

Intrepid Launches Myanmar Emergency Appeal

Intrepid Launches Myanmar Emergency Appeal

Intrepid Travel has today launched a Myanmar Emergency Appeal through their foundation to support the work of Red Cross, who are helping hundreds of thousands of people seeking refuge from violence in the Rakhine State. More than half a million people have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh to seek refuge after violence broke […]

How Tourism Helped Turn the Tide on Humpbacks

How Tourism Helped Turn the Tide on Humpbacks

In celebration of World Tourism Day on Wednesday 27th September, that will this year highlight sustainable tourism as a tool for development, Hervey Bay whale tour operator, Peter Lynch, reflects on changes in the industry over the years, highlighting the importance of the Fraser Coast’s habitat for humpbacks, with a dream to elevate its status […]

Lost Money Returned by Hotel Employees

Lost Money Returned by Hotel Employees

An Australian traveller inadvertently left behind a large sum of money in his Bangkok hotel room after checking out, but the honest hotel employees tracked him down to return it. The forgotten money, an estimated AU $20,000 cash as well as some 500,000 Thai Baht, was found by two hotel employees at the Armoni Hotel […]

New Taste House Gates Are Open

New Taste House Gates Are Open

Everyone knows that Woodbridge Smokehouse produces some of the finest smoked seafood in the world. Now international and local visitors can enjoy the traditionally-smoked Ocean Trout and Atlantic Salmon straight from the pristine waters of Tasmania’s coast at a new TASTE HOUSE just south of Hobart. The Woodbridge Smokehouse is set on a 25 acre apple […]

Samui Festival 2017 Tops Thailand Events Calendar

Samui Festival 2017 Tops Thailand Events Calendar

This year’s ‘Samui Festival 2017’, which will be the second time, highlights the 120th anniversary of the island’s founding in 1897 with two marque sport events – a full marathon and bike race – headlining an action packed programme from 7 to 11 September. Thailand’s Prime Minister H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha is personally granting the […]

Satellite Tags Reveal Surprising Whale Shark Movements

Satellite Tags Reveal Surprising Whale Shark Movements

  In 2015 guests on-board the adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH teamed-up with marine researchers from Conservation International and started to deploy fin-mounted satellite tags on whale sharks encountered during the ship’s Whale Sharks of Cenderwasih Bay itinerary. And the results have proved to be quite surprising. Each year the revered TRUE NORTH visits biodiverse Cenderwasih which lies […]

A Weave of Ice and Fire!

A Weave of Ice and Fire!

Game of Thrones® season 7 has finally hit the screens. Northern Ireland is one of the main filming locations for the hit TV series, and to immortalise the unforgettable series locations, from Winterfell to the Iron Islands, Tourism Ireland has unveiled a giant, 77-metre long, Bayeux-style tapestry. The epic tapestry brings to life the trials […]