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Portugal: by cruise, train, bike and foot

From the charm of Lisbon and pretty Porto, to the secret cities of Guimarães, Tavira and Sintra, Portugal is much more than pastel de natas (the best custard tarts ever!) and exquisite beaches. Holidaying in Portugal is fast becoming one of Europe's most popular destinations choices, and there are so many ways to explore it: Portugal by cruise ship Photo by Mikadun From the beautiful island of Madeira to stunning Lisbon, Portugal...


Europe’s Most Breathtaking Landscapes

If a European holiday is calling you, then be sure to include at...

Europe By Train: all aboard!

Europe by rail is one of the best adventures you’ll...

5 Films To Inspire Your Italy Departure

Sometimes our dream holiday destinations are inspired by our...

Tasmania: Top 10 Highlights

Tasmania is a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, a relaxed...

Asia Wellness Holiday: Top 5 Retreats

If you’re thinking about making your next holiday a health and...

Cycle, Cruise & Rail Through Asia

Holidaying in Asia is not all about the big cities of Tokyo,...

5 Sacred Asia Sites To Visit

If you’re seeking a spiritual experience on your travels, then...

Japan’s Sweet Spot

Japan is madly in love with desserts, candy, and quirky...

Need A Reason To Visit Japan?

Japan is a wonderfully unique holiday experience, and there...

Are You A Niche Traveller?

When we're considering our next travel adventure, most of us...

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Why Book Your Holiday With A Travel Agent?

Choice… we have it in abundance. Everywhere we look, there is...

Top 7 Safe & Happy Destinations in Europe

When you're deciding on where to holiday next, there are so many...

10 Festivals To Line Up For This Year

How about adding a festival to your travel itinerary? From...

6 European Cities You Must Visit

Europe is a hot topic in travel at the moment, and rightly so....

7 World-Favourite Christmas Markets

Viennese Christmas Market, Vienna, Austria The Austrian...

5 Honeymoon Destinations 2018

You’ve popped the question, they've said "yes"... now where...

5 Bucket List Rail Journeys

There's a nostalgic appeal to travelling by train, from the...

Top 10 Carry-On Travel Essentials

Here in Australia, we're all too familiar with long haul flights...

6 hot places to visit in Tropical North Queensland

There are so many reasons to visit Tropical North Queensland,...

World’s Most Romantic Destinations

Our Top Picks for the world's most Romantic Destinations for...

5 Australian National Parks You Must Visit

A recent study identified five Australian National Parks as the...

Top 10 Hidden Gems of Australia: voted by your hashtag

There is nothing worse than meeting an overseas visitor who has...

Which Queensland island is best for you?

We've gushed about Australia's stunning island getaways before...

5 Breathtaking Road Trips in New Zealand

New Zealand is in a class of its own when it comes to...

Top 5 Whale Watching Destinations In Australia

Hervey Bay, QLD Hervey Bay is Australia’s epicentre for whale...

Top 10 ‘Travel-Friendly’ Destinations

When travelling to a new country, some of us don't mind...

World’s Top 5 Cruise Destinations

Southern Caribbean Just the name ‘Caribbean’ conjures...

6 Holidays To Book Super Early

Every year our gurus dread telling excited holiday-goers that...

5 Must-See Seas Of Blue

If your idea of a dream holiday is being surrounded by crystal...

Handy Tips for a Cruisy Cruise

There are so many factors to consider when planning your cruise,...

Top 5 Destinations For Foodies

Food lovers… brace your selves! Our gurus have had the hard...

5 Reasons To Visit Fiji

As Australians, we love to travel, but we also love our laid...

Five of the Best Luxury Ski Lodges in New Zealand

Matakauri Lodge – Queenstown New Zealand does two things...

Top 3 family holidays that will inspire your teens

Travelling with teenagers. For parents about to plan their next...

3 reasons why you need a holiday guru

HolidayGurus bring you an exciting new way to book domestic and...

Which island Hawaii?

Maui Made famous by the long stretches of sand that grace the...

Top 5 cruise destinations

When it comes to the finding the best cruise destinations, the...

Family Holiday Destinations

Top 3 Family Holiday Destinations

It's that time of the year to book your next family holiday -...

Traveling Solo

Travelling the world solo

Travelling the world solo, single, foot loose and fancy-free,...

Jet Lag

How To Avoid Jet Lag

Jet lag is defined as a "temporary sleep disorder that can...

Holiday like a celebrity

From Hollywood stars to pop sensations, sporting marvels to...

5 festivals to line up for in 2017/18

Where to travel to next? Whatever destination you’ve got your...

Koh Samui Thailand WellbeingRetreat

Make your next holiday all about wellbeing

If your last holiday left you even more exhausted than you were...

Safe travels for our kids

If you’re lucky enough to have a spirited, socially confident...

Ski Queenstown New Zealand

First-time holiday in the Aussie snow? Here’s what you need to know…

We love the snow here at HolidayGurus. So it's always a shock to...

Snow or sand in your Christmas stocking?

"How was your Christmas"? It's one of those conversation...

6 of the best floating markets

If attending your local farmers market is your idea of a...

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5 of the best short cruises

Short cruises are a fantastic option when you’re in need...

Cruise

How to choose the best cruise for you

The cruise evolution has seen ships sail from frumpy and run...

The best food & wine destinations in Australia

Byron Bay: for farm to table food lovers Byron Bay is more...

Asia

Escape to Asia with these luxury resorts

With so many stunning luxury resorts to choose from throughout...

USA road trip

Top 10 Most Beautiful Road Trips in the USA

Route 100, Vermont The already breathtakingly beautiful drive...

10 Reasons to Cruise Your Next Holiday

Cruise holidays are increasingly becoming a popular option for...

Top 10 Things to do in Hawaii

Hawaii has a lot to offer holiday makers, from sun-soaked...

Top 10 Things to do in Africa

Spot the Big 5 on safari For many, just the word Africa...

Top 10 Romantic Destinations in Australia

Tasmania With dramatically beautiful coastlines, pristine...

5 hot travel destinations for 2016

ICELAND We gushed about the beauty of Iceland in our post 5...

Top Aussie Road Trips

Coral Coast The picturesque drive along Western Australia’s...

5 reasons to visit the Cook Islands

Escape the every day and succumb to the allure of island...

5 must-do drives around the world

Icefields Parkway, Canada It has been said that the Icefields...

Fiji: Which island is right for you

Taveuni Great for: Diving and hiking in the...

Australia’s best island getaways

Australia has more than its fair share of beautiful islands to...

Best free things to do on the Sunshine Coast

Explore Noosa National Park Noosa National Park has the best of...

5 great weekend escapes around Australia

Mornington Peninsula The Mornington Peninsula, so close to...

The best winter destinations in Australia

Australian winters are truly unique. Travellers can embrace the...

5 reasons to visit Thailand

Thailand is one of those holiday destinations that has it all....

The Gold Coast’s best drives

The vibrant city of the Gold Coast, celebrated for its...

5 Reasons to Visit Tasmania

With so much to offer visitors, it’s no wonder Tasmania was...

The Sunshine Coast’s Best Drives

Typically, the name ‘Sunshine Coast’ conjures visions of...

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