Category Archive: travel

Sponsored Video: Take a Road Trip

Question. When did you last spend quality-time with your parents? And by quality-time, we don’t mean sitting in the same room watching Keeping Up with The Kardashians while flicking listlessly through Twitter. In this modern… Read More

Sponsored Video: Visa’s well travelled travellers

Although travelling unquestionably broadens the mind and creates unforgettable experiences, things don’t always go entirely to plan. While someone liberating your possessions in a dodgy hostel in Amsterdam or losing your cash at Coachella eventually make… Read More

Reasons Glebe is the best/worst suburb

Somethingyousaid.com’s Matt Lengren offers three reasons Glebe is the best (or possibly worst – perception is key) Sydney suburb in which to live: Local Characters Whoever coined the phrase ‘keep your friends close… Read More

Sponsored Video: Hello Airbnb Australia

As any switched-on travel-enthusiast will testify, the world is unquestionably getting smaller. Thankfully this isn’t a worrying consequence of global warming (don’t worry, the world isn’t literally getting smaller!), but rather an exciting result… Read More

Gay lifestyle and issues in China

Stephanie Cobon battles a hangover while considering the increasingly visible gay lifestyle culture in China: I kept my eyes tightly shut and became conscious of the hot mass sitting at the bottom of my… Read More

Interview: Loveariel Paints Walls in Bali

Sydney-based artist and musician Ariel Lauren Sexton-Shaw, perhaps better know to you as Loveariel, recently headed to Bali where she adorned walls with huge, stunning murals. We asked her more about it: Hey Ariel.… Read More

Port wine tasting in Porto

Somethingyousaid.com visits sunny Portugal to get our wine on: Porto, Portugal, is a city hemmed by the glittering seam of the Rio Douro. From Porto’s riverfront area, the names of famous port wine producers… Read More

Froggyland: Adventures in Croatia

Somethingyousaid.com’s Tom Spooner spends some quality time with 507 taxidermy frogs: The old town in Split is beautiful. It helps that the bluest of skies spreads above it like a giant unblinking Scandinavian eye.… Read More

JPS Africa Music Retreat in Tanzania

Are you a Musician, DJ, Producer or MC wanting to share in yours/others love of music whilst having the African adventure-of-a-lifetime? Yes? Then JPS Africa may just have exactly what you are looking for.… Read More

Eastbourne Pier: post-fire photos

Last week, Eastbourne, a sleepy seaside town on the South Coast of England, favoured by blue-rinsed holiday-makers, became national news when fire ravaged one of its main attractions. The 150-year-old Pier, which penetrates… Read More

China and institutionalised amnesia

I’m standing at exit A of the Second Worker’s Cultural Palace metro station and it’s 3pm. All the details are correct, I’ve checked three times in the last 15 minutes. Sweat is sliding… Read More

Newy: God’s (forgotten) country?

Ruth Hodge explains why Newcastle is awesome: Look at all you busy city people with those smirks on your faces. “Newy, God’s Country?” you pssshh, readjusting your arm that is currently being squashed… Read More