Australian place names ending in ‘up’

Steve Perkin shares the history behind southern Western Australian place names that end with ‘up’.


Southern Queensland country road trips to get your engine revving

Wineries, waterfalls and wonderful countryside – Shelley Winkel shares her favourite stretches of road through southern Queensland country.

Self-drive holidays

Research shows Aussies want to stay close to home

Aussie travellers prefer to explore their own backyard instead of heading overseas or roaming across country, according to recent research conducted by Avis Australia.


Queensland Outback bouncing back

Where can you see the Australian Dunny Derby, the Bush Poets Breakfast, unique competitions and games – not to mention entertainment from top Australian artists and bands? Why, the Winton Outback Festival, of course!


Lee Atkinson shares her best Western Australian road trips

A road trip from Perth should come with a warning: you will spend longer than you planned to in this spectacular place – or at least you’ll wish you could.


The Top End’s two most remarkable, easy road trips

In Part Four of our series on the best driving holidays from each of our capital cities, driving holiday guru Lee Atkinson tackles two of the Top End’s most spectacular road trips.


Two of the most spectacular stretches of road in Australia

In part three of our Capital Drives series, road-trip guru Lee Atkinson takes you on one of the most spectacular stretches of road in Australia, then suggests a day-trip drive for the ages.


Capital Drives: top two scenic drives from Melbourne

Pack the car and hit the road on these two scenic seaside drives from Melbourne, in Part Two of road trip guru Lee Atkinson’s series on the best driving holidays from each of our capital cities.

New South Wales

Best driving holidays from each of our capital cities: Sydney

We commence our new series with road trip guru Lee Atkinson, who shares her tips for the best road trips and driving holidays from each Australian capital city. Today, it’s Sydney.


YourLifeChoices members vote on their top five Canada road trips

There are few countries easier to navigate than Canada. So, grab a map, keys and your sense of adventure and let's explore the country's top five road trips - as voted by YourLifeChoices members.


Three great scenic drives

Few countries offer so many romantic landscapes within such short distances. Here we share three awe-inspiring scenic drives for those happy to hire a car, hit the open road and share the high and low roads of this picturesque isle; The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Atlantic Drive, Achill Island and the Dingle Peninsula.

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