The idea of visiting the Birdsville Races has always appealed to me, something about a gathering of like minded adventurous people that come from all over for horse racing in outback Queensland, a place so remote and difficult to access, an amateur boxing tent, a legendary outback pub and festival atmosphere was something that sounded […]

When I first moved to Ireland I left a 42 degree day in Melbourne and found myself landing on a 8 degree day but in Ireland the rain adds to the charm and regardless of the cold outside there is always a warm pub or B&B close by.  I spent three days in Dublin sightseeing, […]

In early January this year, before Coronavirus closed the travel borders and created travel chaos, Bruce and I travelled to South America for a trip of a lifetime aboard an expedition ship to Antarctica, and also spending time in Chile, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.Our trip began in Chile, arriving to views of the breathtaking […]

In late February 2020, when Coronavirus had not yet stopped the world, I embarked on a 10 day ski trip to Japan with Sno’n’Ski, an Australian ski wholesaler that invited thirty ski specialist travel agents to Japan to check out some different ski resorts. I’ve previously lived and worked in Niseko, which has now become […]

After an easy 3.5 hour flight Melbourne to Auckland we arrived in New Zealand excited for our North Island adventure.  We spent 3 days exploring Auckland city and outer areas, working off some delicious New Zealand food and drinks by walking up plenty of hills in the city! I would highly recommend the hop on/hop […]

28 May 2019 Flying out of Melbourne, we arrived in Adelaide on a beautiful sunlit day. A short commute from the airport took us to the Mayfair Hotel which proved to be a very centrally located hotel in the CBD. Having use of this hotel for the day, we found the luxurious interior, cafe, restaurant and staff […]

Okavango Delta, Botswana 2019Alex tells us about her amazing Journey to Africa. Okavango Delta, Botswana 2019 Outside the tent, under a full moon, the curious hyena crept slowly past, sniffing for leftover food. Nearby, a lion roared, trying to locate his pride. At the waterhole, a hippo bellowed, playing in the shallows with her baby. A […]

Travel & Cruise North East recently launched NEST. NEST caters exclusively for those travelling solo. Are you put off by the per person twin share offers?Are you nervous about travelling by yourself? Are you concerned the costs might be higher travelling alone? North East Solo Tours cater for all walks of life… Young travellers wanting to […]

NOT LONG NOW Don’t miss out…Yarrawonga TRAVEL EXPO. Friday October 19. From 2 – 7pm @ the Tocumwal Golf & Bowls Club in the Fairway room. Lots of great door prizes and discounts. Chat to Travel & Cruise professional Travel Agents about some of the fantastic deals on offer. Discuss some new ideas and take […]