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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Articles by Petra ONeill

The Gold Coast – Australia’s Good Time Capital

Australia’s sixth largest city, the Gold Coast hugs Queensland’s southern coastline, and is renowned for its beautiful beaches that seem to stretch forever, glitzy...

Rediscovering travel

When I saw my neighbour’s pug dog exhausted, belly up with legs wiggling in the air, I asked his owner “I’ve seen Billy go...

When in lockdown, there’s always Virtual Travel

While it’s goodbye to travel for now due to COVID-19 as planes are grounded, borders are closed and travel plans are on pause –...

Are Hotel Club Lounges worth it?

With my cruise ending in Hong Kong, I wanted the final night of my trip to end on a high note. And it did....

Cruising down the Nile

The longest river in the world, the Nile stretches for 6,700 kilometres and in September when I traveled there, the days were still blisteringly...

In between flights: Airport lounge hacks for every flyer

The best place to go, while in transit is an airport lounge. Here you’ll enjoy a comfortable quiet space, dedicated work area with free Wi-Fi and what not.

Travel diaries: On board a cruise to the South Pacific

Once a year, I join a cruise to relax and recharge, to a destination that offers balmy tropical days, crimson sunsets, swaying coconut palms...

Travel diary: a few days in Alaska, exploring the last frontier

“If you’d like to join us you’d be most welcome,” said Mike, a Wrangell local where I’d just spent the last few hours exploring,...
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After growing up in Australia's outback she enjoys visiting remote destinations in Australia for the wildlife, vast open spaces and brilliant night sky and travelling overseas to exotic destinations to experience different cultures. Her bag is always packed and ready for the next trip

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