Australia

Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readFor 60 years, the name of our game has been helping Irish people ‘conquer’ foreign lands with our wit, charm, and adventurousness. It’s our mission to get to all four corners of the globe with our growing army of Travel Ambassadors and this time we’re going for the long haul…

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Welcome, To The Real World! Best Work & Travel Options For 2017 Graduates

7 min readBring forth the silly hats! It’s time to bask in your own glory, soak up the plaudits and embrace the opportunities as graduation season in Ireland is soon to begin.

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8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

7 min readFlying through Abu Dhabi? There may have been a time when Irish travellers opinion of stopping over in the UAE capital wouldn’t fill you with any more excitement than the opportunity to stretch your legs and to bask in the glory of a toilet with head-room (6ft3, the struggle is real) before catching your connection. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Abu Dhabi The Best Stop On The Way To Oz

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The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

1 min readYou may remember a couple of months ago, the Australian Government ruffled more than a few feathers when announcing some changes to its immigration visas. One of these changes was a proposal, ratified to increase the age limit of viable applicants of the Working Holiday Visa from 30 to 35 from 1st July … Continue reading The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

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What Travelling by Taxi Looks like Around the World

Posted 4 months ago in Asia

6 min read“Taxi!” You call as you wave a hand in the air hoping to flag down a passing yellow cab or one of the numerous cars marked by a duly denoted “taxi” sign on its roof.

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Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

2 min readSydney, the city from the place Down Under, has its best icons and more lit up in a colourful array of spectacular lights on display as part of its 23-day festival. Vivid Sydney challenges and inspires artists, innovators, and designers to take Sydney’s city landscape and turn it into a giant art collection for the public … Continue reading Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

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Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

4 min readWe’ve sent thousands of you to Australia over the past few years and have gotten your feedback on the best brunch spots to hit up in Sydney and Melbourne on a budget. Although the brunch possibilities are almost endless, we’ve come up with our top 3 for each city. Ireland may have finally … Continue reading Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

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Ranking The Best City Stopovers On The Way East

Posted 6 months ago in Asia

11 min readDublin to Tokyo? 9,579km. Dublin to Sydney? 17,204km. Dublin to Auckland? 18,167km. You don’t need us to tell you that’s a monster distance and unsurprisingly, you won’t be able to from A to B without a stopover. Long haul stopovers are either a painful and necessary evil or a massive opportunity to explore … Continue reading Ranking The Best City Stopovers On The Way East

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What Australia’s Plans To Scrap the 457 Visa Means For You

3 min readIt’s a pretty safe bet that the vast majority of us awoke this morning, rather groggy from the Easter weekend. What we all probably weren’t banking on however was the news from Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on plans to abolish one of the country’s visa programmes – the 457 Visa.

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