Getting to know Saigon

Saigon is busy. The energy and the atmosphere of the city, especially the centre, is electric. Bustling with people, bikes and cars. No matter what time of day it is, there is always something going on. Most tourists… Read More

A Gold Coast Camping Adventure

Read the January 2017 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I explored some of the best campsites on the Gold Coast…. Read More….

Gold Coast’s Prettiest Walks

Whether walking on a Saturday morning is your weekly fitness ritual or your hangover cure, now that summer is here it’s time to get out and about on the Gold Coast! To help you in your quest, we’ve… Read More

Luxury Staycation in Brisbane

Read the November 2016 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I escaped the Gold Coast for a luxury vacay in Brisbane…. Read More…

The Cruisers Sporting Guide to 2017

If you love your Aussie spectator sports you will agree that just a few days a year is not enough for most events. Why not turn your favorite annual sports fixtures into a weeklong affair, surrounded by like-minded… Read More

The beginners guide to choosing a cruise

It’s Plan A Cruise month and cruise newbies everywhere are knee-deep in cruise brochures trying to decide which cruise line to choose. As well traveled cruisers know, the cruise line is important – but don’t be fooled into… Read More

Top Three Secret BBQ Spots on the Gold Coast!

Read the October 2016 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I have been hunting down the best BBQ spots on the Gold Coast…. Read More… To see my previous Tourist… Read More

All-Inclusive Vs Pay-As-You-Go: Verdict

Ever wondered if all-inclusive actually works out better value? Sarah Loughlin compares two European cruises to find out!

You Don’t Have To Run Away To Join The Circus

Read the July 2016 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I learnt how to fly, somewhat gracefully, through the air on a circus trapeze…

Sarah vs. Shark: Surfing Down Under

With the recent rise in Shark attacks both in Australia and other parts of the world Sarah Loughlin finds out just how Sharky it really is out there.

Hawaii: Sandy Beaches and a Turquoise Ocean

Sarah Loughlin’s top tips on where to stay and what to do on two of Hawaii’s most popular islands.

Tree Top Challenge and a Half

Read the June 2016 edition of my monthly column Tourist in my Town featured in Blank GC magazine. This month I spent some time in the rainforest at Mount Tamborine, being outdone by small children