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Short Breaks

As passionate travellers we try to escape to somewhere new, or to an old favourite, every chance we get.

Sure we would all love to have the option to travel indefinitely but reality and work commitments mean most of us have very limited time.

A short break is generally considered 3 days or less so check out these suggestions on how to get the most from limited time in some amazing destinations.

It may not have the iconic reputation of some other Australian cities but should you plan a short stay in Brisbane?

Short Breaks – Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane is a great place for visitors and families alike and with on average of 283 days of sunshine a year, it has earned its place as the capital of the glorious Sunshine State...
It is a place best known as one of the locations used in Eat, Pray, Love but Ubud in Bali is much more than a place to just "find yourself". Humble and friendly locals, great food and amazing scenery. The question is how do you fit it all in with 3 days in Ubud?video

What to do with 3 days in Ubud

Some come to Bali for a lazy beach break while others search for the perfect wave or to connect with the underwater world, while others seek out culture and spiritual awakening. It is this...
Why Koh Samui is the best beach town in Thailand

Why Koh Samui is the best beach town in Thailand

In a country known for its beautiful islands we find out if Koh Samui is the best beach town in Thailand and why you should visit.
Cesky Krumlov is one of Europe true romantic villages

The Best Place in Europe for a short getaway – Part Three

We invited some amazing travel bloggers around the world to tell us where they would spend a few days in Europe, plus a bonus suggestion from us.
Kuching is the ideal short break for those whole love culture, wildlife and great food

The Best Places in Asia for a short getaway – Part Two

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Asia to spend a few days. See where they chose.
Lake Tahoe is the escape of choice for anyone in San Francisco

The Best Place in The Americas for a short getaway

We invited some amazing travel bloggers around the world to tell us where they would spend a few days in Europe, plus a bonus suggestion from us.
Yorke Peninsular is perfect for a 3 day road trip from Adelaide

The Best Places in Australia and New Zealand for a short getaway – Part...

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Australia and New Zealand to spend a few days. See where they chose.
Carcassonne is one of the most picturesque walled cities in Europe

The Best Place in Europe for a short getaway – Part Two

We invited some amazing travel bloggers around the world to tell us where they would spend a few days in Europe, plus a bonus suggestion from us.
Brugge is the perfect place to experience the best of Belgium

The Best Place in Europe for a short getaway – Part One

We invited some amazing travel bloggers around the world to tell us where they would spend a few days in Europe, plus a bonus suggestion from us.
Malaysia's beautiful Kapas Island is the perfect escape from a busy lifestyle

The Best Places in Asia for a short getaway – Part One

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Asia to spend a few days. See where they chose.
The stunning view from the storehouses at Pinkuylluna

24 Hours in Ollantaytambo – Fortress of the Inca

Town may be too strong a word to describe Ollantaytambo in Peru, it is more a village, but what a beautiful village it is and what a history it holds.
Where are the best places to get away for a few days in Australia and New Zealand? Here are 12 suggestions.

The Best Places in Australia and New Zealand for a short getaway – Part...

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Australia and New Zealand to spend a few days. See where they chose.