Barring a Covid-19 outbreak, one of our favourite backyard destinations, Tasmania, is opening its borders again to tourists from July 24. With international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, it's a great place to tick off a few...
When it comes to a couple of days of relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney, our creative director Justyna Delofski likes nothing more than to jump in the car and head west in search of wide...
It’s a frustrating time for the frequent flyer, we know, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still earn and redeem those airpoints while grounded by COVID-19. Even if you’re a Velocity member you can still add to your tally, although...
Maybe it's because we've been overloaded with staid CBD hotel stays over the years, but lately we've been hankering for character and charm when it comes to our city accommodation choices. So, when news landed this week from NSW National...
Our creative director Justyna Delofski loves a good hike - in November this year she's lacing up the boots to make the lung-busting trek to Mt Everest Base Camp. So, what better way to warm up for her Himalayan adventure...
We have three impregnable rules when it comes to choosing a weekend away. 1. The destination has to be within a three-hour drive from home. 2. We can’t arrive to see the hordes we just left behind. 3. It has to be...
There’s an art to nailing the right hotel escape in your own city. On one hand we appreciate any chance for a luxurious indulgence, but on the other, we’re not big fans of packing an overnight bag to stay in...
Sometimes the best places to relax and unwind from that endless city stress can be right under our noses all along. Take Lake Macquarie for example, just an easy 90 minutes north from the Sydney CBD on a good day...
Whether you’re a tried and true history buff or a unique experiences enthusiast, NSW national parks are home to a range of historic and heritage-listed properties unlike any others, ensuring the stay of a lifetime. From lighthouse cottages to European...
We have to admit, as transplanted Kiwis in Sydney we were a little late to the party when it came to celebrating the many delights of NSW's South Coast. In New Zealand, most of the holiday marketing, outside of the...