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Getting The Best Sea-Change Driving Getaways from Australia’s Capital Cities

With us all heading back to work but our appetite for summer holidays not entirely sated, we might be weighing up the option of taking a (or a series!) of mini sea-change breaks that are close to the capitals. If you plan to take sea-change driving trips often, it might be worth getting all the essentials. Instead of spending up big on the credit card, you might want to consider a personal loan solution instead. So what are the best sea-change driving getaways, and what do you need to make sure you have the best time? Picking A Great Destination The first step is to pick somewhere you’d love to go. Some of the best and most picturesque trips from Melbourne are the Great Ocean Road, Wilson’s Promontory, or even Geelong’s Corio Bay is a good option, with many boutique distilleries and restaurants on offer. Sydneysiders can experience the Blue…
Where to Stay in Melbourne - Australian Travel Guide

Where to Stay in Melbourne – Australian Travel Guide 2022

Melbourne, Australia is often referred to as the world’s most livable city. From a vibrant street art scene, interesting architecture, loads of live music, outdoor space and a fun foodie scene, this coastal capital of Victoria should be on your travel bucket list. Deciding where to stay in Melbourne shouldn’t take up all your planning time, so we’ve compiled a list of the best areas and hotels to choose from. We will cover off how to decide where to stay in Melbourne Australia, Melbourne neighborhood guide, different styles of Melbourne accommodation including Melbourne hostels, cheap hotels Melbourne, serviced apartments Melbourne and general Melbourne hotels and many many more. Plan your trip to Australia Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Australia.  Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers…
Where to stay in Sydney and the Surrounding areas

Where to stay in Sydney and the Surrounding areas

Sydney is a fairly large city and choosing the right place to stay is difficult, if you choose the wrong hotel it can put a real damper on your trip, plus Sydney can be fairly expensive. Throughout this article we will give you options for the best places to stay in Sydney from the cheapest places to stay such as backpacking hostels to the most expensive high class luxury hotels (and of course everything in-between). We will provide some ideas on where to stay in Sydney with family, the best suburbs to stay in Sydney, where to stay in Sydney without a car and the best areas to stay in Sydney. We will also include where to stay in Sydney for tourists from Sydney city, Bondi, Manly beach and the Blue Mountains. So let’s take a look at a few different types of Sydney accommodations and why they are the…
Where to stay in Perth

Where to stay in Perth

Western Australia’s capital city of Perth is most famous for being the “most isolated city in the world,” with the Indian Ocean on one side, and the Australian Outback on the other. The nearest large city is Adelaide, over 2,000 kilometers away. Despite the remote location and isolation, this city of 1.4 million residents is a cosmopolitan gem in the rough, and a great jumping off point for adventures in the Outback or a Rottnest Island tour. There is decent public transportation in Perth, however determining your agenda will help determine where to stay in Perth for holiday. One you’ve narrowed down the area of Perth, we also recommend the best Perth accommodation for your budget. We will cover off all types of Perth accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Perth hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Perth, the best Perth hotels, best places in…
Where to stay in Caloundra

Where to stay in Caloundra

Planning a trip to the Sunshine Coast of Queensland? With so many beautiful beaches along the coast and resorts in every direction, it can be hard to decide where to stay in Caloundra. Using our guide to Caloundra hotels, we can help you find the best places to stay in Caloundra and the perfect hotel for your travel style, whether you are looking for cheap hotels in Caloundra or luxury accommodation in Caloundra, QLD. We will cover off all types of Caloundra accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Caloundra hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Caloundra, the best Caloundra hotels, best places in Caloundra to visit, the best places to stay in Caloundra, hotels near Caloundra attractions, Caloundra neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to Queensland Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Australia.  Need data for your…
Where to stay in the Gold Coast

Where to stay in the Gold Coast

South of Brisbane on Australia’s East Coast is the Gold Coast, a popular vacation destination. The Gold Coast is a watersports paradise, with long sandy beaches, inland canals and waterways, several theme parks and a National Park. With so many things to do in the Gold Coast, it’s important to identify which Gold Coast attractions you will be visiting, and choose your Gold Coast accommodation accordingly. With many Gold Coast hotels to choose from, we will help you narrow down where to stay in Gold Coast with family, or the best place to stay in Gold Coast for couples. We will cover off all types of Gold Coast accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Gold Coast hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Gold Coast, the best Gold Coast hotels, best places in Gold Coast to visit, the best places to stay in Gold Coast, hotels near…
Where to stay in Adelaide

Where to stay in Adelaide

Along the south coast of Australia is Adelaide, best known for culture, sports, food and wine. It is the capital of South Australia, it’s also known as festival city, for the plethora of festivals, starting with the Tour Down Under in January through the Ebenezer Night Markets in December. Although it’s a city over over 1 million residents, it’s very easy to get around. In fact, most places in Adelaide are reachable within 20 minutes, and most most Adelaide hotels are within 20 minutes walk of the major attractions. So, no matter which Adelaide accommodation you choose, you’ll have no trouble seeing all the things to do in Adelaide. We will cover off all types of Adelaide accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Adelaide hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Adelaide, the best Adelaide hotels, cheap hotels Adelaide, best places in Adelaide to visit, the…
48 Hours in Sydney - A 2 Day Itinerary

48 Hours in Sydney – A 2 Day Itinerary

Sydney may not be the capital of Australia, but it’s the largest city and one of the most popular to visit. It’s surrounded by water and home to the breathtaking and iconic Sydney Harbour. With so much to see and do in this glorious city, it can be difficult to know where to begin or how you can fit everything into two days. Fortunately for you, this guide will show you how to spend 48 hours in Sydney without getting overwhelmed. This guide is perfect for those who only have 48 Hours in Sydney - A 2 Day Itinerary. We will show you what to do in Sydney, where to stay, what to eat and how to get around, whether its a weekend in Sydney or just a quick trip. Plan your trip to Australia Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Australia. …
The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Sydney

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Sydney

Located on Australia’s east coast, Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and is consider the most popular city in Australia. Known as ‘the harbour city,’ Sydney is certainly a great destination for those looking for a stylish metropolitan break by the sea, during an Australia trip. Below you’ll find the ultimate Sydney travel guide for all the best places to stay, sights to visit and food to eat while you’re there! Plan your trip to Australia Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for Australia.  Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from…
Luxury Travel Guide to Sydney

Luxury Travel Guide to Sydney

Sydney, the capital of New South Wales in Australia is the perfect far flung luxury destination. From its spectacular skyline with the sail-like domes of Sydney opera house to its gourmand offering to well over 100 beaches and wonderful parks to escape the hustle of the city, there’s something for every kind of elite traveller, whether you’re a nature lover, adventure junkie, label lover or epicurean! This city is the gem in Australia’s crown and is a must-visit destination, being a hub of glamour and luxury. The vibe is laid back and there’s plenty of opportunity to hit the beach with the beautiful people or dance the night away at a trendy rooftop party or hip hotel. The reason for its success as a tourist destination is because far flung Australians are so good at taking their discoveries from abroad and bringing them back to their country and transforming it…