Sunshine Coast Noosa

Ultimate weekend guide to Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast

Just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast greets visitors with its laid-back atmosphere, idyllic coastlines, volcanic peaks, sprawling national parks, and charming hinterland towns. If you’ve got a weekend to spare, escape the city and hit the road! Here’s how to spend 48 hours covering the best of the region.
Hoi An lanterns

One day in Hoi An: Essential things to see & do

Steeped in its 17th-century trading post history and famous for its old canals, French-colonial houses, and colorful lanterns, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An has withstood the test of time and evolved into one of the most Instagrammable places in Vietnam. Here are the best things to see and do in 24 hours.
A weekend at Lake Biwa_ Otsu, Omihachiman, and Hikone

A weekend at Lake Biwa: Otsu, Omihachiman, and Hikone

Discover one of the world’s oldest freshwater lakes just 10 minutes from Kyoto, Japan. Lake Biwa is Japan’s largest freshwater lake known for significant historic sites along its banks, idyllic resorts and beaches, and abundant wildlife. Read on to find out how to see the best of Lake Biwa in a weekend!