Planet
11 Zero Waste Travel Hacks You Need To Know About

The term zero waste has been on the upward trend for a while now, but it’s one that we hope will stick around for the long haul. When…

Travel Tips
Australia’s Biggest Travel Sale Is Kicking Off Tomorrow

After travel was pretty much cancelled for most Aussies last year, in 2021 we’re making it our mission to make up for lost time by…

Travel
This Is When The Australia And New Zealand Travel Bubble Will Open

If you, like us, have been waiting with bated breath for news of when overseas travel restrictions would lift, then grab the tissues for all…

Travel Tips
Jetstar Is Dropping $20 Sale Flights Today, So Get Clicking

There’s two things we love dearly in life—travel and a sweet deal. Which is why we’re absolutely buzzing over the news…

Travel
Here’s How You Can Win The Ultimate Remote Getaway And Work Far From Home

It’s true 2020 was the year of loungewear, online music festivals and banana bread but for a lot of us, it also transformed our…

Travel
What You Need To Know About The Singapore Travel Bubble

If you have been dreaming about your first post-COVID overseas vacay pretty much daily for the last 12 months (same), then amp up, because…

Travel
Qantas Pushed International Flights Back Again, So Put Your Suitcase Away

Back in January, our inner wanderlust seekers awoke from a year-long hibernation when Qantas announced it would once again start selling…

Travel
Reconnect With Nature And See Tassie From A New Perspective With These Active Adventures

After the tumultuous year that was 2020, it’s no wonder that we’re doing holidays differently. We’re placing newfound…

Travel Tips
This Is The Best Day To Score A Cheap Travel Deal According To Experts

While booking a getaway to a bucket-list worthy location is up there with one of our favourite things in the world, getting said holiday for…

Level Up Your Next Local Escape With These All-Inclusive Indulgent Hotel Stays

While international travel is looking unlikely for at least the near future, that doesn’t mean you have to kiss your adventure…

Travel
​7 Reasons To Reignite Your Wanderlust And Plan A Trip To Adventure-Filled Papua New Guinea

It’s safe to say this year has helped us to develop a new-found appreciation for international travel. While long-haul travel is…

Travel Tips
Peep The Must-Have Essentials Tkay Maidza’s Packing For Her Summer Vacay

Summer is officially here and with that comes some of our favourite things—cocktails, vacays and live music (virtual gigs still…

Travel
Add These Adrenaline Activities In Tasmania To Your Adventure Hit List

Imagine untouched wilderness, rugged terrain, tranquil waters and your wildest adventure yet, all waiting for you just a short flight…

Travel
Why This Is The Best Place For An Off-The-Grid Escape

From rugged coastlines and turquoise waters to untamed wilderness and lush mountains, Tasmania is bursting with off-the-grid beauty begging…

Travel
8 Reasons To Escape To Tasmania And Reconnect With Your Best Self

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that focusing on our mental and physical wellbeing, reconnecting with those who…

Travel
7 Travel Trends That Will Change The Way You Holiday In 2021

While the world of tourism was forced to hit the pause button in 2020 after a truly tumultuous year, in 2021 we’re chomping at the bit…

Travel
Venture To Australia’s Edge And Book A Sun-Soaked Sojourn In The Tropics This Summer

International travel may be out for the holiday season but the good news is, we’ve found Australia’s hottest and most underrated…

Australia
Get Lost In 7 Sprawling Sand Dunes Across The Country

There’s a certain charm to the sprawling expanse of a sand dune, and they also give you plenty of cred on the ‘Gram. Sure,…

Travel
Unwind At 6 Of Tasmania’s Most Breathtaking Retreats

As far as breathtaking holidays go, Tasmania has the sweeping views, fresh air, and gourmet dining experiences that make it your ideal…

Australia
From Beachside To Bushland, Throw Down A Blanket At Australia’s Best Picnic Spots

Depending on the state, there’s been quite the disparity between what social activities one can engage in this year. There is,…

New Zealand
Here Are The 10 Best Places To Stay In The Coromandel So Pack Your Bags

The Coromandel Peninsula, home to some of the country’s most idyllic beaches, native flora and relaxed seaside towns, is the ideal…

Travel
Get Off-The-Beaten-Path With These 3 Adventure-Filled Japanese Escapes

So you're thinking of jet setting to Japan as soon as boarders open? Sweet choice! While we're sure you've heard…

Planet
Scope 8 Ways To Reduce Your Eco-Impact And Become A More Sustainable Traveller

As much as we love to travel, we all need to do our bit to help reduce our footprint, be that here at home or on your next overseas…

Australia
Take In The View From 7 Lofty Treehouse Stays On Airbnb Around Australia

Remember when you were a little tacker and you thought anything was possible? The idea that you’d grow up to be an astronaut was…

Europe
Gaze Up At The Northern Lights From Iceland’s Bubble Hotels

You’d be kidding yourself if you said you weren’t interested in seeing the Aurora Borealis in all its magnificence. There are…

Europe
Escape Reality, A Private 50-Acre Italian Island And Farmhouse Is Up For Grabs On Airbnb

Just in case you needed another listing saved in your Airbnb wishlist, a private island is now for rent in Italy, and if you can round up 16…

Europe
Smile, The First Happiness Museum Just Opened In Copenhagen And It’s Exactly What The World Needs

If you Google it, the official happiest city in the world is Helsinki, but Copenhagen is hungry for that accolade, so hungry that…

Europe
Get Comfy, This Marathon Bus Tour Crosses Through 18 Countries In 70 Days

Anyone who’s stayed in a hostel will have no doubt spotted the weathered traveller with 20+ flag patches on their backpack;…

Best Of Guides
Grab Your Togs, Here’s The Best Beaches In The Coromandel

Turquoise waters, rugged cliffs, native flora and laid-back towns—The Coromandel is pretty much paradise. And with more than 400km of…

Australia
Put Our Furry Friends First With The Best Ethical Animal Experiences Around Australia

We humans are beyond intrigued by animals, and often take any opportunity to get closer to a furry, flying or underwater friend. But more…

Everywhere Else
Start Dreaming Of Your Post Lockdown Holiday, Svart Hotel Is The Ultimate Scandi Destination

Need to escape reality for just a moment? Take a look at this piece of holiday-porn in Norway, close your eyes and pretend you’re…

Travel
Dive Into 8 Of The Best Airbnb Pool Stays Across Australia

Winter is (sort of) on the way out, and it’s basically pool weather in every state where holidays are legally allowed. So, chuck a few…

Travel Tips
Virgin Is Slinging Over Half A Million Sale Fares So Consider Your Next Holiday Sorted

With Queensland’s borders opening today (let us in already WA) airlines are rejoicing by blessing us with a shedload of epic sale…

Travel Tips
Bring On The Boujee Getaways, This Massive Travel Agent Is Now Offering Afterpay

If you were after a sign that you deserve a holiday, this is it. After months of restrictions and heartbreaking cancellations of that…

Travel Tips
Start The Holiday Planning, These Countries Are Opening Their Borders For A Post Corona Holiday

We know you’re itching for a holiday overseas as soon as possible—us too. But with countries shutting their borders for months…

Travel Tips
Download 9 Of The Most Useful Travel Apps For Your Next Trip Around Australia

If traversing the wide-open spaces of Australia is hot on your travel to-do list, we hear you. From endless stargazing and surf beaches to…

Travel
Dial Up The Wanderlust, Here’s Where Actress Ellie Gonsalves Is Travelling After Lockdown

If you’re anything like us, you live for travel. So, trust us when we say we absolutely feel your pain at having to cancel those…

Travel Tips
Flex Your Campsite Cred With These 10 Outdoor Essentials

The phrase ‘all the gear, no idea’ is oft-thrown around the campsite, and while having that label slapped across your…

Travel Tips
Pack Up The Car With These 7 Road Trip Essentials

With lockdown restrictions slowly lifting, right now is the perfect time to explore our beautiful backyard with a classic road trip. But…

Travel
Deep Breaths, This Is When We’re Likely To Travel Overseas Again

It’s been the number one question on many of our minds lately. Sure, we’re pumped to be able to eat in a restaurant again and…

Shopping
Spruce Up Your Travel Kit With July’s New Weekender Range

We can't get on a plane right now unless it's essential travel for work, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning that…

Travel
Pretend You’re Overseas With These Other-Worldy Local Destinations

International travel may be a distant reality, but with our own backyard filled with so many natural wonders, a bit of imagination and a…

Travel
Drop A Pin On These Famous Film Locations For Your Post-Iso Travels

The unassuming tourist in us all has most likely fallen victim to blurting out a “feels like I’m in a movie” at one point…

Career
Learn How To Get Your Dream Job In Travel At This Virtual Bootcamp

If you could name a handful of the world’s best jobs, we’re pretty sure travel writer would be high on that list. While the…

Travel
Check-In Is Now Open, Here’s 10 Ways To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Luxury Hotel

We know travel is off the cards for the foreseeable future, but thanks to a bunch of virtual experiences you can still dial up the…

Travel
Find Out When Australia’s Travel Restrictions Are Likely To Relax

There’s been plenty of talk this week about the possible softening of Stage 3 Lockdown Laws. But before you start packing your…

Travel
Dream Of Your Next Trip With 8 Of The Juiciest Travel Podcasts

If you thought Instagram and YouTube was the only vice to satisfy your travel bug, think again. The number of travel podcasts to dig into…

Travel
5 Cosy Retreats In Tasmania That Are Worth The Road Trip

When road tripping through Tasmania, every route is a scenic route. And even though you need to fly there first, renting a car and driving…

Travel
Here’s How To Change Your Flights For Free If You Need To Postpone A Trip

COVID-19 is quite literally taking over the world and if you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who had planned to travel in the next…

Travel Tips
Book Your Zero Waste Holiday, This Hotel Giant Is Going Plastic Free

It’s been a long time coming but the hotel greats are finally getting on board with waste reduction and we couldn’t be happier.…

Travel
Pack Your Bags, Here’s Where You Should Be Travelling To Every Month Of The Year

If you’ve ever found yourself in Bali during school holidays or hoiking your suitcase up 100-year-old staircases in Europe during a…

Planet
Go Green On Your Next Escape At The World’s Best Eco-Friendly Accomodation

It’s impossible (not to mention unethical) to ignore the climate crisis that’s going on in the world today, but we’re the…

Travel Tips
Book In Your Annual Leave, Here Are 8 Destinations You Need To Check Out In 2020

From the Summer Olympic Games to cultural extravaganzas and hot hotel openings, there are dozens of reasons to plan a holiday for 2020. The…

Travel
Start Packing, An Unreal Sale On Flights To America Just Dropped

If you’ve been looking for a reason to head to America for an unforgettable trip of a lifetime, now’s your chance. The legends…

Travel Tips
7 Trends That Will Change The Way You Travel In 2020

If you, like us, are waiting impatiently to accrue your next lot of annual leave and scanning airfare deals to line up with public…

Travel
Wanderlusting | 7 Trips To Add To Your 2020 Travel Hit List

As we turn the page over to a fresh new year, it’s the perfect time to plan for the 12 months ahead. And with a brand-spanking-new…

Travel
Where To Find 10 Of The Most Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Waterfalls In The World

There’s nothing better than a good waterfall with the thundering flow of water and dramatic rock faces in a truly jaw-dropping…

Travel
6 Hidden Perks To Look For When Booking Your Next International Trip

If you’ve been bitten hard by the travel bug, like us, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of flicking on your out of office…

Europe
How To Spend 48 hours In Makarska

Makarska is that hidden beach paradise that you’ve probably never heard of. This town, on the Croatian coast, has everything you could…

Travel Tips
10 Epic Train Travel Hacks For Your Next European Adventure

When you're travelling around Europe, taking the train is more than just the romantic’s top choice of transport. (Before Sunrise,…

Career
Nail Your Next Working Holiday At 6 Of The Best Business Retreats Around The World

Whether you’re a big business boss, full-time freelancer or a small-time side-hustler, sometimes you need to get away from the…

Travel Tips
Prepare For Max Chill Time With These 8 Slow Holidays

Holidays are meant to be about unwinding and relaxing, but these days they can be more about getting that perfect shot for Instagram,…

Travel
Where To Find The Most Epic Slopes In New Zealand

If you think you’ll get snow board (soz) of drizzly city life this winter, there’s only one thing you should be…

Travel Tips
6 Tried And Tested Tricks To Beat Jet Lag From A Serial Traveller

Flying to Europe? Of course you are—we all eventually succumb to our burning desire to sip Aperol on the Amalfi (myself included).…

Travel
Prepare To Drool, These Are The 10 Tastiest Food Markets Around The World

Experiencing the local cuisine is usually the number one priority for us when on holiday, and there’s no better place to do it than at…

Travel
Under The Radar | 5 Reasons To Visit Rabat

Nowadays, we collect memories, not things. And let’s be real, as much as we love travelling to distant destinations, navigating a path…

Travel
7 Mini-Breaks In Tasmania That Will Warm You Up This Winter

Sitting at the world’s edge, as far south as you can go before hitting Antarctica, lies a small but bountiful isle. Where lush…

Travel
8 Of The Best Long Distance Walking Holidays Around The World

While we know you’ll never get sick of lying on a beach with a good book and a cocktail, sometimes it’s nice to use your…

Travel Tips
How Freediving Will Take Your Meditation Practice To The Next Level

If you’ve heard of freediving but don’t really know what it entails, you might think it’s crazy, dangerous, reckless or…

Travel
Why You Need To Think About Overtourism Before You Book Your Next Holiday

Dirt cheap airfares and new flight paths popping up every other month means travel is more accessible than it's ever been before, which…

Travel
9 Ways To Tackle New Orleans Solo

If solo travel to you means meditating on a beach and practising yoga every day, New Orleans might not be the spot for you. But if it means…

Travel
5 Frequent Flyer Point Hacks You Need To Know

There’s something strangely thrilling about watching your frequent flyer points increase; it’s almost as exciting as seeing your…

Career
Here’s How To Get Paid To Travel The World

Busabout is on the hunt for six travel hungry content creators to undertake the job of a lifetime. That’s right, you could be getting…

Europe
Culture Club | The Best Museums And Galleries In London

Britain conquered. And they brought their spoils back to London. Think what you want of this history, but nothing can compare to the art and…

Travel
Here Are The Travel Trends To Watch Out For In 2019

Unless you’re travelling 365 days a year for your entire life, there’s always enriching and exciting destinations just waiting…

Travel
11 Reasons Why Oman Is The Hottest Destination To Visit Right Now

Packed with all the relaxation of the tropics, the hikes of South East Asia, and a super-sized serving of culture (and great food) to boot,…

Travel Tips
The Best Wine Countries To Discover By Bike

When it comes to travel, there are two things that are for sure: bikes are always the best mode of transport for exploring, and wine is…

Solo
The Top Tips Every Solo Traveller Needs To Know

Travelling solo might sound a bit scary, but it's also one of the most rewarding life experiences you can have. Not only do you get to…

Travel Tips
The Greats | The Best Travel Destinations Of 2018

2018 was a big year in travel. We checked out undiscovered spots in our own backyard, natural beauties across the ditch and far-flung places…

Travel
Here’s Your Sneak Peek At Some Of The Best Boxing Day Flight Sales

Australia is headed for some hot summer days, so we don’t blame you for thinking about jumping ship for a bit. Lucky for you, Boxing…

Travel
Your Guide To The Hottest Travel Destinations For 2019

You’ve probably heard that old chestnut: the world’s getting smaller. It’s not true, of course. The world’s the same…

Travel
The Ultimate Travel Gift Guide

If you can’t afford to send your travel-crazy friends and family on an extravagant holiday, these are the next best things.…

Travel Tips
9 Budget Packing Hacks That Will Make You Feel Like A Genius

Travel is about broadening the mind, sure. But it’s also about cutting corners, pinching pennies, squeezing every Euro, and not…

Travel
The Ultimate Short Holiday Guide For The Serial Leave Taker

“I have so much annual leave,” said no one ever. With all of life’s little (and big) adventures, no wonder most work days…

Travel Tips
NGO Founder Grace Forrest On Travelling With Purpose

Not your average 25-year-old, Grace Forrest set up Walk Free Foundation when she was just 17 years old and in just eight years it has worked…

Australia
Here’s Which Aussie Hot Spot Made It Into Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions For 2019

It's that wonderful time of year when Lonely Planet names their top 10 regions of the year ahead and, after missing out last year,…

Travel Tips
Herschel’s New Suitcases Actually Charge Your Phone On The Go

How are we only just finding out about these things? Seriously. Luggage that charges your phone. What a brilliant idea.  Herschel…

Local Escapes
Here’s How To Spend A Weekend In The Bunya Mountains

At The Urban List, we’re huge fans of the ol’ weekend escape! Now that we’ve said goodbye to winter, we’re on the…

Travel
The World’s Longest Long Haul Flight Is Launching Next Month

You know that time we told you about QANTAS launching the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight? Well, that happened (the route…

Travel
7 Airport Stopovers That Rival The Holiday Itself

Bet you thought those hours between flights were for handy-wipe showers and napping in a corner didn’t you? Well, they can be, if you…

Travel
Plot Twist | These European Countries Are Making It Easy AF For Young Aussies To Work Overseas

Do you even millennial if you haven’t packed up your life and moved to London to make the most of our place in the Commonwealth?…

Asia
The Top 10 Places To Grab Ramen In Tokyo

Hopeless Ramen-tic’s listen up. The Japanese staple of ramen reigns supreme in Toyko. It has everything you could dream of: noodles,…

New Zealand
15 Signs You Need A Mid-Year Holiday

It’s already mid-year people. We know, we know—it feels like only yesterday we set our out of offices for the Christmas break…

Australia
Weekend Road Trips That Are Easier Than You Think

Travelling with kids is never easy. Whether you're popping down to the shops to do your groceries, or heading away for a week-long…

Travel
Wi-Fly | Virgin Just Launched International Wi-Fi So You Can Netflix and Chill In The Air

ICYMI International Wi-Fi is now officially a thing on Virgin Australia flights to LA. We know. Gone are the days filled with the kind of…

Travel Tips
PSA: We’ve Found The Best Day In The Year To Visit Paris!

If you’re anything like us, you will have had a trip to Paris on your bucket list for years. And why wouldn’t you? Croissants…

Travel Tips
7 Lazy Ways To Save For Your Dream Holiday

If we’re being honest, the only saving plan we have in our lives is for our next holiday—houses, who needs ‘em?! Since…

North America
Aloha ‘Gram | We Checked Out Waikiki’s Most Instagrammable Hotel

Anyone who says they don’t look for Insta-opps when booking their holiday is (quite frankly) having a laugh—or is that just us?…

Best Of Guides
5 Of The Most Luxe Pools In The World

We have no clue why humans have a bizarre obsession with pools. What we do know is that we’re suckers for a fancy schmancy plunge…

Everywhere Else
8 Cheap Getaways For When You’re Broke AF

Is it just us or do the summer holidays feel like a distant memory? With winter fast approaching, what we (and you!) really want need is a…