Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Rock paintings found

Aug 3rd, 2017 | By
rock painting of a hand

According to the ABC, a huge find of aboriginal rock paintings in the Wardekken area of Arnhem Land has been made. And by huge I mean an estimated 30,000!



Where the experts holiday: Nick Kontis, travel author and journalist

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

Award-winning journalist and author, Nick Kontis, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Banning personal electric devices in hand baggage

May 16th, 2017 | By

Update: 18 May 2017: At a meeting between the EU and USA officials it was decided NOT to introduce a ban on carrying PED’s as hand language. However other measures may be considered.



Saturday snippets: April 8th 2017

Apr 8th, 2017 | By

Tall ships in Greenwich, a pygmy tribe in Uganda and a possible reduction in the number of properties in Menorca are some stories capturing Adrian’s attention this week.



Where the experts holiday: Campbell Jefferys, travel writer and author

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

Australian travel writer and author, Campbell Jefferys, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started



London is open

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

London is open and it is staying that way, writes Kaye Holland



Where the experts holiday: Nick Wandering, travelholic

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Travel blogger, Nick Morris, shares his travel highs and lows



Indigenous NSW

Jul 25th, 2016 | By

Australia has recently celebrated NAIDOC week.  The week – National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee – highlights awareness of the status and treatment of indigenous Australians. It also means that the week becomes a popular activity for both international and domestic visitors with some 300,000 people plus taking the opportunity to learn more about the culture and background of the country. According to the NSW tourism minister, Stuart Ayres, indigenous tourism contributed $A968.4 million to the NSW economy in the year ending March 2016
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Saturday snippets: 14th May 2016

May 14th, 2016 | By

Queues, a new rail service and the reopening of airlinks to Sharm El-Sheikh from Germany are some of Adrian’s thoughts this week.



What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



What’s hot: March 2016

Mar 1st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



There’s nothing like Australia’s coastline

Feb 17th, 2016 | By

It’s only a little while before Australia launches the next part of its promotional campaign, There’s Nothing Like Australia on us in Europe. This time it will concentrate on their coastline and all the aquatic activities that are available.



Where the experts holiday: Cato Hoeben – aka the lifestyle entrepreneur

Nov 24th, 2015 | By

Cato Hoeben – who quit the 9-5 treadmill to work remotely – reveals how life as a lifestyle entrepreneur allows him to travel the world



In search of Peter Hibbs

Nov 6th, 2015 | By

Not heard of Peter Hibbs? I’m not surprised. Most Australians haven’t heard of him either yet he is one of the unsung pioneers of Australia.



Wine trails: Adelaide Hills, Australia

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By

The hills are alive with the sound of kookaburras! South Australia’s most accessible wine region will welcome you with a range of cool-climate wines



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



Bucket list ideas: the top three places to see in your lifetime

Sep 8th, 2015 | By

Travel bible, Lonely Planet, has selected the top three experiences that should be on your “bucket list”



Where the experts holiday: Adam Stern,

Jul 5th, 2015 | By

Aussie, Adam Stern – a competitive freediver (breath hold diver) and freediving instructor who trains and competes in competitions all over the world – talks travel



What do we know of Australia?

Apr 19th, 2015 | By

Twenty per cent of those surveyed by the company thought that Australia was discovered by Christopher Columbus and a third weren’t able to name the capital of the country which is Canberra.



Reasons to celebrate Australia

Jan 26th, 2015 | By

Today – January 26 – is Australia Day, aka Aussie National Day. With this in mind, Kaye Holland reveals eight reasons why she loves the country that introduced her to backpacking



I need an armoured car

Dec 9th, 2014 | By
the laughing traveller

This was one of the strange requests mentioned by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Julie Bishop, last week as she tightened up on consular rules for Aussies.



Buy those boots

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By

Footwear’s not frivolous if you walk through life in it



Restaurant Australia

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By
Sydney Opera House

In the year ending August, some 666,900 of Brits headed to the country that had 6.7 million visitors in all. By year end that total figure may well reach 11 million.



What’s hot: September 2014

Aug 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s all about holidaying with his Royal Highness, Prince Harry, and hanging out in the Peninsula Paris – Paris’ new super-hotel



Wish you were here?

Jul 24th, 2014 | By

A great globe trotting itinerary takes a certain kind of planning to ensure the best route – and price. Check out these tips for a top journey



What’s hot: April 2014

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This April, all eyes are on London, Los Angeles and Austin…



Two weeks in Oz

Feb 27th, 2014 | By

To see a sprawling country like Australia in just a fortnight sounds like an impossible task. And it is. But Tourism Australia is actively promoting two week holidays in Australia. Why?