The Adelaide wineries to visit in Barossa Valley

March 8, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Tips

If world-class wines matched with exquisite gourmet dishes sounds like your kind of getaway, Adelaide's Barossa Valley is the place for you. Vines have lined this region for over a century and a half, over which the process of creating beautiful wines has been finessed into an art form. Of course, it's sure to help […]

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What to do in Sydney when it’s cold and wet outside

March 7, 2019, Chester S A weekend in Road Trips Sydney Tips

Rainy days don't have to get in the way of exploring, especially in a city like Sydney. No matter the weather, you'll always find something to enjoy! Here are seven of our favourite activities to make the best use of a day spent indoors. Grab your hire car and head on out! 1. Sydney's Sea Life […]

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Whale spotting in NZ: When, where and how many

February 4, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

Back in 2002 the NZ movie 'Whale Rider' was released, and Keisha Castle-Hughes found her way into international limelight. However, this movie wasn't just a fictional tale – instead it showed the world how the majestic mammals are part of New Zealand's history and culture. Is it any surprise that there are so many great […]

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The 4 best dive sites along the East Coast of Australia

January 29, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Cairns Fun Road Trips Tips

With the Great Barrier Reef, you may not find it surprising that Australia has some of the best diving on offer in the world. From shipwrecks to diverse and colourful sea life, you'll find some great spots along the East Coast of Australia to admire the land under the sea from. What are you waiting […]

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How long does it take to travel the East Coast of Australia?

December 17, 2018, Chester S Cairns Gold Coast Melbourne Road Trips Tips

  Driving from Melbourne to Cairns, you’ll discover 4,000 km of coastal beauty along the eastern edge of Australia. Whether you start at the bottom in Melbourne or work your way down from Cairns, the journey along the coastline offers up plenty of adventures. So when organising your hire car from Melbourne or Cairns, how […]

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8 of Melbourne’s secret bars revealed

December 5, 2018, Chester S Fun Melbourne Tips

  Maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a city characterised by its extensive street art also likes to hide away some of its best bars within narrow laneways, dark alleys, and unassuming corners. However, while many cities would be satisfied merely tucking entrances away, Melbourne isn’t. Instead, pass through fridge doors, give out secret passwords, […]

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Don’t miss out on Melbourne’s vibrant street art

November 29, 2018, Chester S Fun Melbourne Tips

  Melbourne is a vibrant city full of life, coffee, music and street art. Regularly listed as one of the world’s greatest cities to live in, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s yearly reports, you’ll soon understand why. However, while absorbing all that’s happening around you, don’t miss out on taking a tour of one of […]

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Top tips for 3 days in the Bay of Islands

November 26, 2018, Chester S New Zealand Road Trips Tips

Whether you're escaping for a long weekend, or on a road trip taking in some of New Zealand's best locations, spending a few days in the Bay of Islands is a must. Not only does incredible scenery await, but three days spent in this idyllic area will leave you feeling relaxed and rested. It's the […]

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4 sunset spots worth stopping for on your NZ road trip

November 16, 2018, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips

OK, so a sunset photograph is a bit of travel cliche, but we don't mind admitting we just love them. Sunsets are one of the most popular natural photography spectacles, with almost 2 million #sunset photographs on Instagram.  Theories as to why we love sunsets so much range from their ability to remind us of our […]

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Keeping fit and healthy on the road

November 13, 2018, Chester S Brisbane Gold Coast Tips

Travel is a great time to reinvigorate your fitness regime. Not only is it possible to remain fit and healthy while on the road, but it can remind you of the benefits involved with exercise. You don't have to take time out of exploring and experiencing new things either! What are some of the ways you […]

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