Category: Travel

Plan a Snowy Escape this Winter

Dipti Singh The pandemic left the hopes and dreams in tatters of thousands of travellers this year. Yet with the easing of travel restrictions, the Australian ski season is going ahead in 2020. It’s the time of the year when skiers and snowboarders can gear up and plan their weekends as the skiing and snowboarding resorts are going to commence soon. Get ready to feel the bracing breeze on your face and the rush of snow under your skis. Thredbo Known as a wonderland of snow sports, Thredbo is a beautiful alpine village buzzing with bars, restaurants and nightspots, as...

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A Change in the Wind

Tayla Foster The world is constantly on the move. The concept of travel has progressed leaps and bounds over the past two decades due to the ever-advancing development of technology. Such advancements have allowed easy access for Australians to journey anywhere in the world and still stay connected to friends, family and even work from remote destinations. But just for a moment, consider the natural and spectacular sites from within Australia. Allow yourself to be captivated by the breathtaking and sacred sites located within our very own country and appreciate the beauty from within our borders. A natural wonder...

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Travelling? Remember These Items

Nicholas Grant Every seasoned traveller will have their checklist full of items which they swear upon bringing to any destination. Here is some inspiration for designing your own personalised travel essentials kit. Haircare It can be tempting to purchase the convenient travel-sized shampoos and conditioners from places such as chemists and airports, however these products are generally poor value for money. Instead, purchase some reusable pump bottles and fill these with your normal haircare products, saving money and keeping your hair looking as healthy as usual. Reusable bottles can be found online or in many chemists, supermarkets, and homeware...

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Refresh in the Wilderness of Corinna, Tasmania

Dipti Singh With the world under lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, and stringent restrictions travelling around the world is left in tatters, with closed borders, cancelled flights, and global chaos. Let’s put an end to all the horrible thoughts and be more optimistic about the travel opportunities in the upcoming months. Many of us might be eager to travel around as soon as it’s safe, and now is the perfect time to look forward to your future expiditions. It will at least give us some much-needed enthusiasm. You may need some inspiration to spur your dreams on, so we...

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Travel Guides Takes Off

Isabella Ross Channel 9’s hit show Travel Guides is set to grace our screens in late 2020! Sydney Observer got the chance to chat with two of the guides, retired couple Kevin and Janetta, who are experienced travellers with lots of travel tips to share. What has been your favourite trip taken with Travel Guides? Janetta – In series one we did Oman in the Middle East.It’s really interesting because a lot of people base their holiday plans on the show. We feel we have a responsibility then to be quite honest. Kevin – I’d always wanted to do...

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