intercontinental adelaide

Stay, Eat & Play at the InterContinental Adelaide

by Nicole on December 23, 2014

Growing up in Adelaide, one of the highlights of the month was going out for dinner with my family. One – or two if we were lucky! – Sunday’s a month, my family and I would go for a drive and then have a meal at a restaurant. That more often than not ended up being […]


I know I shouldn’t mention the ‘C’-word yet – that’s ‘Christmas’ for those who are in denial – but December is here and that means Michael Buble Christmas songs will be playing in stores near you! It’s the time of year to pack your bags for a vacation or put together a plan for all […]


Just 8 kilometres offshore from Townsville, Magnetic Island – or Maggie as the locals fondly refer to her as - is a world away from the mainland. From the moment you step on the island life seems to slow down to island time and natural adventures await you, whether that be cuddling a koala, swimming in […]


Learning to Drive in Sri Lanka

November 16, 2014
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As the Sri Lankan Airlines flight descended into Colombo I could see green lands punctured by dirt roads beneath us. The thought, “we’re not in Kansas any more , Toto” crossed my mind. A short sharp blast of the horn caught my attention on the drive from the airport to hotel, as the driver was […]

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Ulu Ulu Resort: An Adventure in Brunei’s Jungle

November 10, 2014
Adventure in Brunei's Jungle

Venture outside the Brunei’s capital, Badar Seri Begawan, and experience a more relaxed travel experience in Brunei’s jungle. Interact with the Iban people, explore the lush nearly untouched jungles, maybe spot a monkey or two and walk amongst the tree tops during a sunrise canopy walk. Staying at The Empire Hotel, Brunei’s best hotel, was a lavish experience but […]

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Lessons I Learnt From My First Speaking Event

November 3, 2014
Professional Travel Bloggers Association panel at ITB Asia

While on the blog I may come across as outgoing, social and can hold my own – things I am if you get to know me – in front of strangers I seize up and even thinking about speaking in public or networking events makes my palms sweat and I begin dreaming of becoming a […]

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Aloha from Hawaiian Airlines First Class

October 30, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines First

“E komo mai, welcome aboard” – that’s what Hawaiian Airlines First Class menu reads, and a warm welcome if just what you’ll receive. Perfect for those wanting to indulge in a little more luxury on their travels to or from the US, share the Aloha spirit on your next journey to Hawaii. Just weeks before I had read a review […]

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