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Must see destinations for travel 2018

travel 2018

The travel and tourism industry is booming as more and more people take advantage of low airfares and increased opportunities to see new places. While there has been some resistance to increased visitor numbers in some European destinations, much of the world is still welcoming visitors with open arms. World traveller Len Rutledge offer his


Unearthing Mudgee


Anything but a rural backwater, the agricultural region of Mudgee in NSW is coming alive through quality produce, gorgeous scenery, innovative tourism and some highly unusual characters.  As Roderick Eime discovers.


50% off your 18-day “best of” USA, Canada, Alaska land & cruise deal – book now!

cruise deal

Experience the very best of the West Coast of America and Canada followed by exploring the stunning beauty of Alaska on this spectacular 18-day land and sea journey at 50% off.


Explore the west for less this Summer

Take a unique rail journey and discover landscapes which inspired poets and artists alike, where towering blue sky meets the sunburnt red earth on the horizon. Remember the last time you packed your bags for an adventure? What about an adventure without ANY driving? The time’s come to explore the outback with a Queensland Rail


Life Begins At… Paradise!


Seeing the pale turquoise waters of the Aitutaki lagoon in Cook Islands, did you ever make a note, ‘Now that’s a place to visit’? Or when browsing through Youtube videos of Polynesian Fire Knife Dance, an errant thought wondered if you’d ever get a chance to clap to the hypnotic beats… with a chilled cocktail


Exclusive early bird return flights to Europe from $1080 flying Qatar Airways

early bird return flights

We at Life Begins At and Active Travel are excited to bring you this exclusive early bird travel deal. Book by November 1 and fly to Dublin, return, for as little as $1080* with many other European destinations also on offer. Book by 1 November 2017 for travel up to 31 October 2018*. And if


Totally Cured and Cultured at Bennelong


Dream about dining inside the dramatic sails of the Sydney Opera House with its spectacular views, creative food by the supremely talented Peter Gilmore, but think you need the king’s ransom? Helen Flanagan experienced the luxury without the linen.


City and beach options in Thailand


Walking the beach, visiting an island, shopping the markets and enjoying a massage are just a few of the attractions that will encourage 35 million people to visit Thailand this year. Many will be returning for the second, third or tenth time because this country has a magical attraction to those who have previously visited.Well-travelled


Samoa: Coming out of my shell

Hunted and harassed around the globe, has the sea turtle found sanctuary in Samoa? Roderick Eime delves beneath the waves in search of these enigmatic and delightful animals.


The Splendour of Sydney


It’s a city of extraordinary beauty and appeal!  Perhaps more than any other Australian City and as Imogen A. Rose discovers, it offers a remarkable combination of location, atmosphere, natural, and architectural beauty.  Of all the Capital Cities – it is Sydney that seems to loom largest, in terms of image and prestige.  It has something of