Sydney is home to many of the world’s best restaurants overseen by leading chefs like Tetsuya Wakuda, Peter Gilmore, and Neil Perry. However dining at their establishments can quickly empty your wallet. But frugal travelers need not miss out on great food and water views while visiting the harbor city. Just bring your own and […]

As the weather cools, and the ocean too, tourists are beginning to steer clear of Sydney’s beautiful beaches. However, you don’t have to take a dip or catch a few waves to appreciate this natural resource. The coastal walk from Bondi to Bronte is a frugal way to spend time in Sydney, and one of […]

When most of us think of a coastal vacation we may be tempted by the beaches of Australia, the sun and surf of the Mediterranean, or the gnarly surf of Hawaii. But don’t disregard the beaches of Thailand, which are amongst the most beautiful in the world. Most Thai travelers searching for sun flock to […]

When tourists think of Australia they think of three words: sun, surf, and sand. And it’s not hard to see why.. Not only are Australia’s beaches beautiful, they’re also free for visitors to enjoy. Whether you’re learning to surf or lazing about, it’s easy to spend a few days soaking up the atmosphere. However there […]

The New Zealand ski fields are more famous than its surfing beaches, but as the weather warms in the Northern Hemisphere it’s worth looking at the best places to hang ten. You’ll find the cream of the crop along Surf Highway 45. The highway runs for 105 kilometers on the North Island’s west coast, from […]

When thinking of up-market vacation destinations, few people think of Queensland’s Gold Coast. It’s got a reputation for cheap plastic souvenirs, action-packed theme parks, and rowdy high school graduates. But there’s a much classier side of the Gold Coast to be discovered at Surfer’s Paradise’s more sophisticated cousin, Broadbeach. Broadbeach is an easy hour’s drive […]

Australia is known as one of the best surfing spots in the world, hosting major pro championships on the Gold Coast and Bells Beach. While these breaks grab the headlines, New South Wales locals prefer the more laidback atmosphere of the Cronulla Coast, just outside Sydney. The Cronulla Beaches National Surfing Reserve features seven neighboring […]

Beach holidays should be family affairs but with many Australian beaches adopting a strict no dogs policy, it can put a dampener on that ideal. But it doesn’t need to be that way. There are many beaches around the country that open their sand to the whole family, and that means Fido too. Byron Beach […]

Airlie Beach is regarded as the gateway to Australia’s beautiful Whitsunday Island region, but many tourists don’t realize it’s a gorgeous vacation destination in its own right. You don’t need to go island hopping to feel pampered in far north Queensland, as this hidden mainland gem has you covered. Airlie’s main beach is located at […]

Australia is famous for many things including its cuddly wildlife, its friendly locals, and its white sandy beaches. Whether you want to catch some waves or perfect your tan, chances are you’ll spend some part of your getaway Down Under enjoying the sun, surf, and sand. Bondi Beach and the coastline of Surfers Paradise grab […]