6 Ways To Spoil Your Mum This Mother’s Day

Are you struggling to come up with the perfect gift for the most amazing mother in the world? There comes a point in every child’s life when a gift made from paddle pop sticks and pom poms doesn’t quite express the love and appreciation you have for the woman who raised you. Don’t worry, in this blog, we are sharing some ideas on how to pamper your mum.

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4 Ways To Experience Indigenous Culture In Victoria

If you’re thinking of visiting or touring Victoria, you should consider adding some Indigenous Australian cultural experience to your itinerary. The Koori nations who are the traditional landowners of what is today known as Victoria and New South Wales have long, rich and cultures which are quite distinct from the more widely known cultural traditions of peoples in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. In this blog, we look at 4 ways you can experience Indigenous culture during your visit to Victoria.  Continue reading

Feeling Stressed? Hot Springs Could Be The Answer

Whilst an increased workload shouldn’t have to mean more stress for us, being busy often means our need for inner peace and wellbeing is pushed to the side a little. That’s why it’s so important to seek out ways to practice self-care, especially as the holidays draw nearer. In this week’s article, we’ll be exploring one way to practice self-care in particular: being near water.

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3 Reasons Why Organised Tours Are The Best

There’s definitely a good case for the benefits of independent travel, but there are so many other forms of travel that are often overlooked. Sometimes, organised tours are just what you need! Sure, there are poorly run tours out there, but there are some definite gems too. So kick back and relax; in this week’s article, we’ll be arguing in favour of company run tours.

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The Power of Massage

In our busy day-to-day lives, our health and wellbeing often takes a backseat. But it’s important to remember that the effects of neglecting our physical wellbeing can spill over into other parts of our lives and cause problems. Along with diet, exercise, sleep and mental health practices, massage can be an incredibly powerful tool in connecting the physical with our spiritual selves. In this week’s article, we’re going to be diving deep into the world of massage to explore its health benefits.

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The Grampians: An Indigenous History

Many people know the rugged sandstone mountain ranges in the northwest of Victoria as The Grampians, but to the local Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people, this is a sacred place known as Gariwerd. The descendants of these traditional peoples remain in the area to this day, carrying on the culture and stories of the land. In this week’s article, we’ll be exploring the significance of Gariwerd to the history and culture of the Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali people.

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Your Guide to the 2017 Derby Day

Since it was established back in 1855, the AAMI Victoria Derby Day has maintained a reputation as one of the most prestigious events on the Spring Racing Calendar. Known as one of the more sophisticated events on the Spring Racing Calendar, Derby Day combines the elegance of traditional racing with modern attractions such as live entertainment and Fashions on the Field. In this week’s blog, we share everything you need to know about the day, the food, fashion and entertainment highlights, as well as our raceday tips.

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