Category Archive: travel

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

Greetings From Wycliffe Well

Nathan Roche searches for extra-terrestrial activity in Australia’s Northern Territory: The question is begging to be asked: “At what point does a small town realise it has no economy and must lie its way… Read More