Play your cards right


Think ‘glamour and travel’ and what comes to mind? Exotic locations, luxurious accommodation, bright lights, high rollers and a touch of razzmatazz: all of the above right? – You’re welcome to throw in one or two suggestions of your own if you’re keen to add ‘audience participation’ to the party. But aside from the really […]

Win-a-palooza: Win a trip to Fabulous Las Vegas with Carlton Draught


Quick sticks! The fine folk at Carlton Draught are running a competition that closes at 2pm, Friday 29th July. The prize: Return travel and transfers to Las Vegas, departing on 4th August, 2011 Three nights of 4-star accomodation Travel insurance for the group $3K spending money Bear suits to run amok with To enter, all you […]

Las Vegas: Nerdier than expected


I was gratified to hear someone screaming ecstatically through the hotel wall at The Flamingo. Sure, that’s a little creepy but that’s what I expected from Las Vegas … Sex, cocaine, drinking and gambling. If you’re under 50 and you’re not snorting crack off a hooker’s silcone, you’re not doing it right, right? Turns out […]

‘O’ Vegas


‘O’ Vegas By Thea Easterby After hearing rave reviews from a friend, I had to see the ‘O’ Cirque Du Soleil show at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas but by the time we arrived in Vegas the show was sold out. Since I was staying at the hotel anyway, I popped by the booking […]

Travel Tales: Valerie Khoo


Name: Valerie Khoo Age: 39 Occupation: Director of the Sydney Writers’ Centre, Journalist, Keynote Speaker Favourite travel destination?: My favourite place in the world is home. To me, it’s like being in heaven. But as for travel destinations, I would say New York. It’s exciting, vibrant and full of wonderful things to see and do. […]