Spend 2 ideal days in the Hunter Valley

Australia’s oldest wine region isn’t really simply home to award-winning Semillon and Shiraz, cellar-door tastings and stunning vineyard hotels. The fertile valley, simply a two-hour drive north of Sydney, offers a banquet of experiences, from store beer tracks to olive oil tasting, in your area made chocolate to limitless orchards. Follow the beautiful lanes that […]

Americas Masters Games in Vancouver Is Both an Event of Competitors and Tourism

Elizabeth Coutlee, a 51-year-old from Merritt, B.C., has travelled extensively to play softball. In 2009, she had fun with women from Vancouver on a group in Sydney, Australia, at the World Masters Games, a multisport Olympics-style occasion targeted at amateur competitors, age 30 and older. In 2013, Ms. Coutlee used an indigenous group called the […]

A Review of Alex Hotel, Perth, Australia

Alex sounds like a fantastic name for a hotel, right? Well Perth’s already on it. Recently, the city’s commercial real estate has welcomed a new addition in the kind of the Alex Hotel, a boutique property tucked away discreetly in a somewhat unlikely place in the eastern end of James Street in Northbridge. And yet […]

How Tech Can Alleviate Your Summer Travelling

The comfort you crave out of a summer holiday can quickly deteriorate into stress when things go awry, particularly when traveling to an unknown location. In the airport, rummaging through your bag for your own boarding pass isn’t fun. On a road trip, how annoying is it to miss an exit as you struggle to […]