Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have no doubt heard that Australia’s most famous outback icon Uluru is to be officially closed to climbers from 2019. Although considered a cultural affront by many to summit the 348m...
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...
“Oh….My….God!”, shrieks my co-passenger through the headset as we take our first gravity-defying turn over the breathtaking Brisbane Valley in South-East Queensland. To be fair, it was The Other Half’s first helicopter ride, and as a notoriously anxious flyer at...
Maybe it was the 5.55am pick-up from the hotel lobby combined with the chilly Ipswich mid-winter air numbing our senses. But before the reality of where we now find ourselves catches up with our coffee-starved brains, we’re already floating effortlessly...
If you are anything like us - and have itchy feet - you'll be thrilled to hear that Wendy Wu Tours has launched four new Australia short breaks, featuring the Top End, the Red Centre, Tasmania and Northern Queensland. My...
If you’re hankering for a fun-filled Easter break this year away from the crowds, stop trawling those booking apps for your usual over-priced, jam-packed haunts. Australia’s stunning Top End could have just what you're looking for: lush monsoonal forests, towns...
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...
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...
So, you’re pumped to check out all that South-East Queensland has to offer after seeing all the stunning event settings for the Commonwealth Games on TV? We don’t blame you. But before you go reserving all your time away for...