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Brit holiday hopes left in the dust down under

Brit holiday hopes left in the dust down under

Brits dreaming of their number one holiday spot have named Australia as the top place they’d like to visit. Sun, sea and the laid back Aussie lifestyle has seen one in two dreaming of a well earned break in the land Down Under.

The Australian Garden Show Sydney returns this spring

The Australian Garden Show Sydney returns this spring

Officially marking the start of the spring floral and garden event season, The Australian Garden Show Sydney celebrates Australia's love of gardens and outdoor spaces with a stylish and unique event hosted by some of the world's leading horticulturalists and garden enthusiasts.

Ayers Rock Resort to host Uluru in View: Photography Weekend

Ayers Rock Resort to host Uluru in View: Photography Weekend

Ayers Rock Resort will host Uluru in View: Photography Weekend from Friday 10 to Saturday 12 October, 2014.

Essence of Australia garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Australia will take centre stage for visitors at this year’s prestigious RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in London. An inspirational Essence of Australia show garden will be presented for the first time by the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne in partnership with Tourism Victoria, Tourism Northern Territory, Qantas and leading UK tour operator, Trailfinders.

Dessert bars hit the sweet spot in Adelaide

Dessert bars hit the sweet spot in Adelaide

The trend towards heading out for a few glasses of wine or a couple of cocktails and something sweet has really taken off and shows no sign of abating.

Boutique breweries fermenting in South Australia

Boutique breweries fermenting in South Australia

Boutique breweries are catching up with vineyards as the ‘must-do’ food and drink experience in South Australia.

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

Get back to nature with new eco retreats in Australia's only biodiversity hotspot, take a private jet tour of Western Australia's (WA) world heritage sites or enjoy a stylish new hotel and free wifi in Perth, Australia's sunniest city.

Explore Tasmania under pedal power

Explore Tasmania under pedal power

Few islands in the world can match Tasmania when it comes to travelling on two wheels. A recent surge in popularity for holidaying by bike has encouraged the state's only dedicated cycling operator to launch a new range of guided and self-guided tours from just £450 per person, which are now available to book from the UK through speciaist Tasmanian Odyssey.

Catching & Cooking Mud Crab in the Dampier Peninsula

Catching & Cooking Mud Crab in the Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula and Cape Leveque offer the perfect getaway for the adventurous traveller. Stretching 220 kilometres north from Broome, the only access to the area is via the partially unsealed Cape Leveque Road.

Hoy heads down under for Southern Hemisphere's top cycling event

Hoy heads down under for Southern Hemisphere's top cycling event

Olympic cycling champion, Sir Chris Hoy, will be heading to South Australia next year where he will be swapping the saddle for a special role as a guest of honour during the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under.

Hilton Sydney’s Marble Bar turns 120 with a 31-day celebration

Hilton Sydney’s Marble Bar turns 120 with a 31-day celebration

Hilton Sydney’s Marble Bar is celebrating its 120 years of history by introducing a signature ‘120 Cocktail’ and offering live music every day throughout the month of October.

A hotel and art gallery merged

A hotel and art gallery merged

Visitors to Adelaide in South Australia can now enjoy an unparalleled art gallery experience by sleeping in a hotel where each bedroom has been turned in to an art canvas.

How to get more out of Adelaide for less

How to get more out of Adelaide for less

Enjoy the best of Adelaide for free, or next to nothing, with the following ten cost-saving tips:

Barmy Army to trumpet about Adelaide and South Australia

Barmy Army to trumpet about Adelaide and South Australia

Billy the Trumpet, as he is affectionately known to England's legion of cricket fans, has been recruited by South Australia to promote the delights of Adelaide and surrounding regions like the Barossa, Kangaroo Island and the Eyre Peninsula, as ideal places to visit during the Australian Ashes Series this December 2013.

Minke whales spotted off Australia's Lizard Island

Minke whales spotted off Australia's Lizard Island

Minke whales have been spotted along the reefs at Lizard Island off Australia's Queensland coast on their annual migration north.