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  • Safety Tips for Wild Swimming on your Travels - The Wise Traveller

Safety Tips for Wild Swimming on your Travels

Whether you’re travelling to a tropical beach resort or an idyllic countryside location, chances are that you enjoy getting into the water as part of your travels. With wild swimming in lakes, rivers, waterfalls and the sea becoming more and more popular, we’re sharing our top safety tips for anyone planning on taking the plunge.

Category: Travel Safety
  • Family Reef Playgrounds - The Wise Traveller - Australia - Great Barrier Reef

Family Reef Playgrounds

Trying to cater for all the kids in a family on holiday. The largest coral reef in the world and one of its natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef stretches along the east coast of Queensland in Australia for about 2600km. Of course, there are the deluxe retreats where the patter of little feet is not welcome. But, numerous resorts will embrace your petite darlings by providing kids' clubs and other amenities that make your holiday life that little bit easier. 

Category: Destination
  • Hotel Review - Amerikalinjen Hotel - The Wise Traveller

Hotel Review: Amerikalinjen Hotel

The Amerikalinjen Hotel occupies a building that was significant in Oslo’s history. An overnight stay there is an unbeatable experience in terms of history and hospitality. The former headquarters building of the Norwegian America Line (NAL) shipping company which played a significant role in the migration of immigrants to America, it was built in 1919 as an office and ticketing building, it’s location is across the street from the main train station is was purchased a few years ago and renovated by Nordic Choice.

Category: Hotels
  • Beachside Bliss in Port Douglas, Queensland - Sea Pavilion - The Wise Traveller

Beachside Bliss in Port Douglas, Queensland - Sea Pavilion

A wistful, breezy enclave to call your own, Sea Pavilion is a 6-bedroom handcrafted beachside home that oozes charm and serenity. Sea Pavilion is located in the laid-back village of Port Douglas, only an hour north of Cairns along the meandering coastal stretch of the Captain Cook Highway. Anticipation builds as you drive this highway and understand the meaning of the ancient rainforest meeting the sea.

Category: Hotels