Your chance to win travel prizes this June

Here’s something that might interest Aussie travellers:


Stay at Melbourne’s Hotel Discovery in June and be in the chance to win over $5000 worth of travel products and other great prizes!  Hotel Discovery has teamed up with some of Australia and NZ’s best operators to launch their first Jump into June campaign which also gives guests exclusive and unbeatable travel specials for the entire month of June! 

Hotel Discovery is a large hostel located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and right next to one of Melbourne’s premier attractions, the Queen Victoria Markets. With rates from $22, free Wi-Fi, daily events and breakfast you should jump on this offer and book now!


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Ord Valley Muster gets underway this weekend

It’s not a question of what you can do at the Ord Valley Muster – it’s what you can’t do.

If you want to experience Australian country music, a cattle station, a real outback muster, an aboriginal art rock tour, visit a diamond mine, watch a bunking bronc (horse) and more then you need to get up to Kununurra in northern Western Australia now!

The annual Ord Valley Muster gets underway this weekend (May 25) and will run for 10 fabulous days (until June 3) showcasing the art, culture, landscapes, sports and pursuits of the Kimberley. Continue reading