How to live like the locals

Australia: a land of geographical gems, ‘work hard play hard’, gorgeously tanned surfers drinking quality coffee at Hungarian cafes, and tourists wandering the beaches sunburned, sand-drenched and smiling as they enjoy the best holiday of their lives

Once you get here, you’ll instantly want to integrate. Slipping into the life of the locals is easier in Australia than any other country in the world: we are a diverse bunch and, as long as you can take a joke, we are all going to get along just fine! 

When is it ok to be in your PJ's at 3pm

If you’ve ever towed the family along for a destination vacation, you’ll know that these can often prove to pack more stress and drama than a week at the office! 

The mess intensifies if you decide to let it play out in a hotel building. 

The many perks of a destination wedding

What’s not to love about a destination wedding? Guests enjoy a guilt-free vacation with everything from accommodations to itineraries left up to the bride and groom; all that’s left to do is show up in paradise.

All is well until the bride and groom realize that a great challenge lies before them: a search for the perfect accommodation arrangements to comfortably house their friends and family. This can be a daunting task, especially if you plan to lodge everyone in separate hotels and motels dotted all over town.

Corporate team building abroad: the where and why

If you’ve noticed everyone is itching to get out of the office, it might be time to plan a little getaway with the group.

10 things that will make you LOVE Sydney

Tossing up where to travel too? Need a little convincing that Sydney should be chosen destination? Read on….

Explore Sydney

Whether your trip to Sydney is for business or not… Perhaps you are travelling alone or with your partner and three kids…. Either way, there are plenty of attractions in Sydney that you won’t need to empty your wallet to enjoy.  This beautiful Australian city has so much on offer, you could spend weeks exploring for very little moolah!

The Bondi to Coogee walk is world famous with breath-taking views. A stunning coastline walk towards Bondi Beach. Pack a picnic for the end and don’t forget sun protection as there is very little shade on offer.

Travel Etiquette

Are you an Australian planning an overseas trip? Or perhaps you have jumped on our website to look for accommodation for your stay in Sydney. Either way, you are likely to be travelling to our beautiful city via plane. We have put together some travel etiquette so you don’t wind up fellow passengers.  Some is blindingly obvious while others answer those questions we have all wondered while being contained to a seat for 12 hours plus… who gets the middle arm rest?

The famous australian beach at Bondi

If you love sand, sun and surf then Bondi Beach needs to be on your “must do list” when you visit scorching Sydney.  Stretching along one kilometre of the east coast of Sydney it has spectacular views of the Tasman Sea, an array of food outlets and warm water to bathe in. Only 7km east from Sydney CBD, it’s a great place to head to for an afternoon to enjoy the sun.

Searching for complete privacy in a hotel? … probably not possible!

We have discussed in precious blogs the advantages of staying in holiday home accommodation. You may be thinking however, you think a hotel would suffice? For a one night stay on a quick business trip, you wouldn’t be wrong, a hotel by the airport with basic facilities may be all you require, however, for a lengthier stay and for heightened luxury, you are best to choose L’Abode Luxury Accommodation…. And here is why…

Family holiday in a home verse a hotel

So you have decided on Sydney for your summer family getaway and now you are tossing up between booking a holiday home or a hotel room. There are huge advantages as to why booking a holiday home is more beneficial. Here are the top reasons.