Michael Turtle gives us his top 5 recommendations for an authentic food experience in Japan.
Southern Thailand has something for beach lovers and active adventurers alike for the solo female traveller.
With a rich culture and natural beauty in spades, northern Thailand is a great choice for a female solo adventure.
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival draws a different kind of tourist to Bali.
Although the picture postcard image of New Zealand is often one of ski fields and snow-capped mountains, Summer is actually the most popular time to visit.
From hitting secluded surf breaks to diving reefs filled with tropical fish and spotting rare birds in national parks, Bali’s quieter spots deliver peace, wonder, beauty and awe for travellers who step outside the well-trodden tourist hubs.
From organic cooking classes to hip juice bars, meditation rooms and luxury retreat centres, Bali is a wellness destination growing in popularity with health-seeking Australian travellers.
Beyond the big cities, New Zealand is hiding a treasure trove of towns worth visiting. From small towns full of architectural gems to sleepy hamlets surrounded by farmland, good things come in small packages in New Zealand.
Award winning wineries, magical landscapes, welcoming locals and a thriving foodie scene, New Zealand’s idyllic wine regions are the stuff travel dreams are made of.
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Travelling to Tokyo with kids will be made all the more fun by visiting these child-friendly places that deliver fun times and happy memories for children of all ages.
When travelling in Japan, Mt Fuji is a must-see. Whether you stay in a nearby town for a few days or find Fuji from an observation deck, this iconic peak is beautiful from every angle.
Renowned for being one of the best places in the world to eat, a culinary journey through Japan reveals hard-to-find regional delicacies, clever fusion dishes, timeworn street food favourites and deceptively simple meals created using centuries-old traditions.
Cool Runnings: Japan’s most scenic train rides
Put relaxation at the top of your travel agenda by visiting one of Japan’s 3,000 onsens for a hot springs experience like no other.
Sicily might not be an obvious choice when deciding where to learn Italian. But towns like Taormina are attracting more and more students from all around the world. Here’s why
The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago north of Sicily. Accessible only by sea, these islands are a traveller’s paradise – with a fiery volcano at its heart.
Skiing in Italy is a lesser-known highlight of the iconic boot. Whether you’re experiencing the snow season for the first time, or you’re seeking your next ski challenge, Italy is the place to do it.
From traditional sports played for centuries to Western sports more recently introduced to the country, Japan’s sporting scene is an interesting mix of the old and the new (and everything in between).
Boasting proud culinary traditions, some of the world’s greatest historical sites and jaw-dropping examples of architectural genius, Italy’s atmospheric capital is a long-standing heavyweight on the travel scene.
Possessing a picture-perfect blue sea framed by mountains and cliffs, Italian beaches may just be the ultimate places to kick back during summer.
Prepare your taste buds for the best Italy has to offer. There’s a lot more to know about Italian cuisine than pizza, pasta and red wine. With 20 different culinary regions, let your taste buds guide you through Italy’s diverse landscape.
Holiday shopping in Italy is a special experience, whether it’s finding a vintage gem in a hidden laneway boutique or finally purchasing the designer handbag you’ve wanted for years. Here are some insider tips to help you navigate the tourist traps and shop the best of Italian fashion in Milan, Rome, Florence and Venice.
With so many amazing options to choose from across the country, the gardens of Italy should be added to any travel itinerary. Whether it’s your first or fifth time to the country, Italy’s gardens represent a special part of its history and are a great way to unwind and connect with your surroundings. Here’s a selection of the five best.
Whether you want to spend half a day walking off all that pasta and tiramisu or you’re looking for your next fitness adventure, Italy is the perfect destination for long walks, hikes and treks. Here are a few handy tips on how to plan the perfect Italian walking holiday and some of the amazing walking and hiking routes to choose from.
Travel on two wheels for an active holiday adventure. Here’s what to think about before taking to the road on your bike with your friends.
Beyond the futuristic skyline of Hong Kong, a collection of islands give travellers a chance to experience a slower side of life.
Got a trip to Japan in your sights? Before you start daydreaming about ramen, prepare for your trip with these nifty tips covering everything from culture to etiquette, getting around and eating out.
About to head off on a solo travel adventure in Hong Kong? Don’t forget to try these nifty ways to dine with others and avoid eating alone
From bright and bold accessories to minimalist fashion finds and quirky one-of-a-kind statement pieces, shopping in Tokyo is a fun way to inject some international flair into your wardrobe.
Whether you’re looking to see Europe by train, take a luxury train across Canada or even ride Australia’s great railways, here are five great trip ideas for your next holiday.
Make the most of your time in sophisticated Shanghai with this handy travel guide to exploring one of China’s most interesting and evocative cities.
om turquoise lakes to emerald-green rice terraces and crystal-clear waterfalls, China’s diverse landscapes will impress travellers of all ages. China isn’t all about crowded cities after all.
The US offers a smorgasbord of options for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, catering to families, budget travellers and those seeking luxury and glamour on and off the slopes.
Once known for buffets, bingo and black tie, today’s cruise ships cater to a more adventurous kind of traveller. Here are five cruises that might just tempt you.
Known for exquisite silverware, blown glass and handicrafts, Bali has a rich tapestry of culture and spirituality to tempt. Get a taste of the island’s local flair at these dynamic destination markets.
Heading to Beijing and have a spare day up your sleeve? Make the most of your precious time in this influential city with this handy travel guide.
Travelling in China may make you think of frenetic cities filled with skyscrapers yet there are many pockets of China that offer peace, tranquillity and space.
The markets and roadside stalls of Fiji are rich with authentic arts and crafts such as tapa cloths, baskets, carvings and pottery. Experience local culture and communities at Fiji’s must-see destination markets
Known for its mega malls, marketplaces and budget prices, Thailand is a destination offering a wealth of treasures. Savvy shoppers should add these destinations to their travel itinerary.
Budgeting your holiday properly can make or break your vacation. Here are our best budgeting tips to help you account for everything you need to make your trip a great one.
Italy’s street markets are abuzz with character, charm and street life, offering an array of sensuous delights to tempt the most discerning traveller
From pet sitters to boarding kennels or checking your pooch into a dog hotel, there are plenty of ways to have your furry family members taken care of during the holidays.
You’re expecting a baby AND you’re taking a babymoon – congratulations. As you plan your holiday gather together these babymoon travel essentials and you can focus fully on rest and relaxation once your babymoon begins.
Whether it’s browsing for antiques along cobblestone streets or quaffing homemade ice cream by a racetrack, the United Kingdom offers some unique market experiences. Permit us to introduce you to ten of the best.
Embrace the hustle and bustle of China’s sprawling street markets, which provide an intriguing snapshot of the country’s cultural past, present and future.
Pregnant women everywhere are adding a new must-do: taking a babymoon. Important features of a blissful babymoon include copious amounts of rest and relaxation, with a side of pampering and healthy indulgence.
Since the arrival of industry-disrupting apps like AirBnB and skyscanner.com, millions of people are taking travel matters into their own hands. Literally.
There’s no need to travel far and wide for a healthy dose of R&R. Chances are there’s much to discover close to home for weekend getaways and creative day trips. Refresh the local scenery with these five ways to holiday at home.
Time out from the daily grind to tend matters of the heart is never a bad thing. Stoke the fires of romance with an easy getaway to some incredible escapes just for two… right on Australia’s doorstep.
According to Chinese folklore, a good start to the year is essential for attracting good luck. Celebrate Chinese New Year and its many colourful traditions around the world.
Time to shake those tail feathers, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with your family by taking part in one of the many events happening around the country.
To help with comparing and organising your travel insurance options, we’ve answered some of the most common questions we receive about travel insurance for backpackers. But the spontaneity that powers the backpacking spirit can also come with a few hiccups along the way. And that’s where travel insurance comes in.
With so much to discover, travelling to Thailand with travel insurance cover is a must. Thailand is one of the most popular destinations to visit in South East Asia. With its sandy white beaches, iconic temples, opulent royal palaces, mouth-watering food and a relaxed pace of life, there’s something magical about exotic, fun-loving Thailand.
Named the best country to travel to in 2017 by Lonely Planet, Canada is one destination you can’t afford to miss. There’s plenty to experience, whether it’s Canada’s large cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver; or in the majestic Canadian Rockies and ski towns like Whistler and Lake Louise. There’s an incredible array of national parks to experience too - 42 to be exact!
Family holidays are among our happiest memories. The places we visit in our childhood retain a special place in our lives for many years on. Here how to make your family holiday one of the most memorable adventures you can share with your children.
Whether you’re heading on a short break or a more extensive adventure, you should always consider purchasing a travel insurance policy for any travel to Japan. To help you prepare and get cover for the things you need, we’ve outlined some of the top questions our customers ask when travelling to Japan.
Feeling flat? Frazzled? Looking to kick-start some health goals? A Bali health retreat might be just what the doctor ordered. From raw food retreats set in the jungle to beach-side yoga and surf retreats, there’s something to suit every desire.
Christmas in Australia can be tough for anyone far from home. Nostalgia hits hard at this time of year, so try merging familiar Christmas traditions with some Australian way for a happy holiday.
While rewarding, solo travel isn’t always easy, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. Jetting off by yourself can be one of the most liberating things you’ll ever do.
With so many adventure experiences to be had in New Zealand, knowing what to pack can be confusing. Happily, we’ve made it easy with this essential travel packing list for New Zealand.
Set sail, romantic getaways await. From adventure seekers to wine lovers, experience life on the high seas with Australian cruises…or perhaps voyage even further afield. Ahoy
A Japan skiing trip offers snow sports with a dash of culture (and sake). Take the guess work out of a ski trip to Japan with this quick guide to the best resorts to get your snow bunny on.
From kicking back in Bali resorts to exploring food markets on foot, there are an incredible amount of family-friendly holiday activities and things to do in Bali.
When cooking up ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve, add an overseas trip to the wish list. Combining your Christmas holidays with a destination New Year’s Eve celebration is one way to end (and start) the year on a good note.
Whether you’re flying with a baby to see family or travelling with teens, these timeworn travel tips are your safest bet to ensure happy travels.
Be a smart traveller and avoid the hassles of trip planning with our guide to creating the perfect New Zealand family holiday.
To help you with your UK travel planning, we've outlined some of the top questions our customers ask when travelling to the UK.
If you're planning travel to India, get a travel insurance policy that covers you for an unexpected event while travelling.
School's out! Uni holidays are here! Whether it's a gap year or a relaxing break, take a moment to think about your travel insurance options.
From Italy to France, we offer travel insurance policies to fit many different European holidays. Find out more about our cover.
Ever wonder how much of Australia's population travels abroad? Here's some insights from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Whether you use Travellers Cheques, a pre-paid travel card or cash, you'll travel smarter when you find the right solution for your money.
Whether you're taking a cruise around Australia or the world, it's a good idea to have travel insurance for cruises. Find out why cruise insurance matters.
We offer competitively-priced travel insurance for people aged 60 years or over*. Many seniors have questions relating to insurance and pre-existing medical conditions.
Here's why you should put the phone down and concentrate on soaking up all the experiences on offer during your next holiday.
Travel insurance is as essential as a valid passport but there are common travel insurance myths that can trip up even the most seasoned traveller.
Travel insurance covers the inconveniences that affect travellers, such as lost luggage and flight delays, but is it really worth it?
Long haul travel smarts. How to travel comfortably and cleverly on long haul travel trips.
eBook readers, power adaptors and portable battery packs. Invest in some of these top notch travel gadgets without completely breaking the budget.
Group vs solo travel. Before you start planning where to go on your next getaway, first consider who you should go with, if anyone at all.
How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?
Make the most of travelling with a smartphone with these quick tips to help you take the best pics you can.
Find out whether you should get single trip or multi-trip travel insurance.
You've been planning a holiday for months. Planning ahead by following these practical travel hacks could save you a lot of stress and money.
When it comes to tipping in America, how do Australians stack up? Do we know what we’re doing, or are we as bad as they think?
With the right level of cover you can relax and enjoy your holiday in Bali, Indonesia. Get travel insurance for Bali with Australia Post.
Whether you're travelling to NZ for business or pleasure, travel insurance is essential. Find out why.
Planning a trip to the United States? Find out why you should get travel insurance.
If you've been travelling for a while, you've probably done some trips on a shoestring budget. These journeys make for some indelible memories but as you get older, your endurance starts to wane. Thankfully, there are many ways to travel.
While you’re cheering on the Green and Gold in Rio de Janeiro, be sure to explore the areas, galleries and museums nearby.
Planning for an overseas trip is much more enjoyable knowing you've got the areas of our checklist covered off.
If you’re new to cruising, you may think all voyages are alike. Ocean or river, there are plenty of cruise lines, cabins, and itineraries to choose from.
Don't let injury, lost equipment or other travel mishaps ruin your winter holiday. Get Australia Post travel insurance with winter sports cover now.
Your holiday may be over but there’s no need to let the memories fade. Here are six ways to make that holiday feeling last.
Five American cities off the beaten path you should consider on your next American holiday.