Luxury Meribel Chalets for a Stylish French Alps Stay

Meribel ski chalet holiday, image D.André Méribel Tourisme

So you don’t ski but you still want to join friends on a Meribel chalet holiday? This one is for non-skiers and skiers alike, plus tips on where to stay.

Saskatooning: What to do in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

South Saskatchewan River views from The Bessborough hotel, Saskatoon

Some words are just fun to say. Saskatoon and Saskatchewan are two of them, and when I was planning to travel from Vancouver to Toronto on The Canadian train and saw Saskatoon was one of the possible stops, I knew I wanted to get out and have a look around. I knew next to nothingRead More

The Best Places to Visit in Brisbane

A Brisbane river cruise is a great way to see the city and landmarks like Story Bridge, image Tourism Australia

When Australians first started calling Brisbane ‘Brisvegas’ it was a bit of a friendly dig at a city that wasn’t the most exciting spot to visit at the time. But oh how times have changed. Now Brisbane is cool. So cool that when some pilots say ‘welcome to Brisvegas’ when the plane lands it’s metRead More

The Most Romantic London Hotels for Sexy Luxury Stays

The L'Oscar suite at L'Oscar Hotel brings the wow factor to a romantic night in London

There are some hotel rooms that just make you think ‘this, THIS is where I want to bring my lover.’ Sometimes they’re tapping into the whole four-poster bed old school romantic vibe, sometimes they’re channeling sexy disco fun, or they might just have so much wow factor you want to share it with someone whoRead More

Twelve Great Travel Apps To Pack in Your Phone 

Top travel apps for planning and enjoying a trip

From planning your trip to making life easy in a strange land, having the right travel apps in your phone can have a big impact on your holiday experience. Here are a dozen that help make me an appy traveller. Get Your Guide The Get Your Guide website and app are not just a greatRead More

20 Great Sydney Tours For Every Budget and Adrenalin Level

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, photo courtesy BridgeClimb Sydney

Having lived there most of my life I may be the teensiest bit biased, but I do believe Sydney is one of the greatest places in the world. There’s sooooo much to see and do that I still haven’t come close to doing everything I want to, and I know I’m not the only one.Read More

Why a Kimberley expedition ship is such a great idea

Exploring the Kimberley on an expedition cruise, image © Ponant

Want to see Australia’s last great wilderness? Here’s why an expedition ship around The Kimberley is such a great way to go, and what to pack when you do.

Five Things To Do in Sydney on a Rainy Day

Having a Priscilla moment at Sydney's Madame Tussauds

Sydney is at its sparkly best when the sun is shining, but of course not every day can be filled with blue skies. So what can you do when the grey clouds set in and the rain starts to fall?  Here are five ideas to help snap you out of a rainy day funk andRead More