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The best fall foliage close to New York City

As Summer becomes a faded memory, so do the leaves on the deciduous trees of the Hudson Valley. Fall foliage day trips, also known as ‘leaf peeping’, is a popular mid-fall activity for residents of the northeast. The best displays actually occur earlier and further north, in Vermont and...

Byron Bay, Australia’s Worst Kept Best Secret

For many years, Byron Bay was Australia’s best kept secret. Now it’s out, are you in? During the 1970s through to the 90s, the Bay was a haven for hippies. What’s not to like? It’s a beautiful beach side community where dolphins frolic and surf the early morning waves alongside local...

Queensland’s favorite beer? We say XXXX yeah!

A beer so good (or so bad) it’s very name is censored – that’s XXXX. Australian for beer There was a time where almost as much Fourex beer was sold in England as it was in its hometown, Brisbane. Between the four Xs, Fosters Lager and tourism ads for Australia featuring actor Paul...

Travel Tips: Long Haul Flight Must-Haves

Don’t fear the long-haul flight; prepare for it with these tips. Living on the opposite side of the world to our families means that we are no stranger to transit times of upwards of 30 hours. Over the years, we have become very strategic planners, and have developed a knack for...

A 23-hour escape to Wakikiki and Honolulu

Long haul flights between the US and Australia will challenge even the most seasoned flyer, but if you fly Hawaiian Airlines, you can split the trip in two in Honolulu. We’d never really considered flying Hawaiian Airlines before. It’s not that we had any um… baggage, it’s just that...

The Brisbane Ekka

Every August, The Ekka, the annual state fair comes to town, bringing with it great food, fresh produce, carnies, rides and a hideously contagious flu. In the heart of the Queensland winter the Ekka brings a country carnival atmosphere to the big smoke, blown in on the cyclonic August...