Greek winemakers to travel to Australia

By Matt Tewhatu

Greek winemakers to travel to Australia
A large delegation of winemakers based in Greece will travel to Australia to showcase some of the countries local products including Greece’s local wine varieties.

Over 20 Greek winemakers, educators and wine-growers will visit a number of cities in Australia’s primary wine regions to participate in a variety of events ranging from wine-tastings to master classes and workshops. Previously, events had only been organised in the USA and Canada however Wines of Greece have decided to visit Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide with the vineyards in those regions in particular forming an integral part of a personalised Australia holiday. Continue reading

Low-cost airline gets tech upgrade

Low-cost airline gets tech upgrade

By Matt Tewhatu

Tigerair is set to undergo a significant tech upgrade under its new parent owner Virgin Australia who now owns 100% of the low-cost airline.

On top of a new mobile airport check-in system, the airline is also preparing to launch what it claims will be Australia’s best airfare booking engine toward the end of May making for a much easier tool to use on your personalised Australia holiday.

In partnership with Melbourne tech company Vedaleon Technologies, the airline is set to launch a booking engine that far outclasses its earlier models eliminating the confusion associated with ancillary add-ons at the final booking stage. Continue reading

A tropical paradise, Queensland’s far north

by Georgina Hughes

A tropical paradise, Queensland’s far northWith sweeping sandy beaches, tropical rainforests and a diverse culture, Queensland is one of Australia’s most intriguing states. Stretching from the borders of New South Wales right to shorelines meandering out to the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland has something for everyone; from the hustle and bustle of city life in Brisbane to quintessential seaside living in Cairns and the crowded beaches of Surfer’s Paradise to the peace and tranquillity of the undiscovered forests in the far north, you can rest assured that you’ll never get bored. Continue reading

Beach, Culture and Wine – Adelaide and its surrounding areas

Beach, Culture and Wine - Adelaide and its surrounding areas

By Matt Tewhatu

Situated on the southern coast of Australia in South Australia, the city is known in the Southern Hemisphere, alongside Christchurch in New Zealand as the City of Churches. Further abroad, Adelaide is particularly famous for being the home town of cricketing legend Don Bradman and its scorching temperatures during the summer months. Bursting with picturesque architecture and beachy laid back vibes, the city makes the most of being the gateway between the beach and the State’s wine regions to make an ideal stop on your tailor-made Australia holiday.

Despite the city often having to share the limelight with the more well-known and higher populated cities on Australia’s eastern seaboard, Adelaide is a fun and compact city to explore from Glenelg on the coast to the Adelaide Hills in the city’s west not to mention the wine regions on Adelaide’s fringes. Continue reading

Campervanning Australia’s east coast

Campervanning Australia’s east coast

By Matt Tewhatu

Choosing to travel to Australia is a no-brainer but the size of the country presents the conundrum of how to approach the travel once you’re there. Car? Train or plane? Instead… Why don’t you hire your own form of portable accommodation?

Fortunately for you, we’ve carefully selected four ideal destinations on Australia’s east coast to visit while you’re campervanning on your tailor-made Australia holiday. Continue reading