Colors: Yellow Color
Colors: Yellow Color

One of Tenerife's most popular activities, Sunset and Stars – whereby guests experience a sunset on top of Mount Teide, a Canarian gourmet dinner and a stargazing session – will turn into a top-level gastronomic experience following the announcement that Michelin-starred Chef, Erlantz Gorostiza,  is to join the team. Gorostiza, the only Chef in the Canary Islands with two prestigious Michelin stars, will be designing a brand new menu to make the gastronomic experience an additional “star” of the show.

TV celebrity chef Rustie Lee will be cooking up a recipe for laughter when she sails on Saga Pearl II’s all-inclusive Grand Caribbean Adventure cruise this November. Rustie, who has also a cabaret background, will be singing and baking her way through lively cookery demonstrations aboard the 449-passenger ship. Master baker Rustie says there will be ‘fun, fun, fun’ all way.

From Crowded House, the ARIA Awards, MTV Beats & Eats, to the Electronic Music Conference, and Angus and Julia Stone headlining Vanfest in Forbes, November is set to hit a high note in the NSW events calendar. Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “NSW has something for music fans of all ages and genres and I encourage travellers to start planning their trip so they can be part of this jam-packed month of entertainment.”

Sydney and NSW will turn a delightful shade of blue in late-October and November with the start of the 2016 jacaranda season, signalling one of the most beautiful times of year and a great time to visit. The city's Eastern suburbs, North Shore and CBD will be awash with blooms as will the historic town of Grafton on the NSW North Coast. Grafton is often referred to as the jacaranda capital of Australia, it hosts the annual Grafton Jacaranda Festival, and is home to Australia's largest jacaranda tree, measuring 30 metres high with a six metre circumference and crown of around 36 metres.

As the early strings of tinsel start appearing in shopping centres, and the final school term for the year kicks off, Aussies looking for a great beach holiday this summer need to look no further than Fraser Island. According to research released by Roy Morgan, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is the most affordable beach destination in Australia. With more than 100 freshwater lakes, pristine sub-tropical rainforests, an historic shipwreck to explore, and a world-famous beach highway, Fraser Island has a well-earned reputation as a 'must-visit' destination with plenty of natural attractions to discover.