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Take a trip to Ballarat for the biggest ever showcase of Australian art

Take a trip to Ballarat for the biggest ever showcase of Australian art

Ballarat’s art scene will go through a renaissance of sorts between September and November, offering road trippers the opportunity to discover some of Australia’s best artworks against a unique historic backdrop. The inaugural Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA) will see 150...Read More ›

New Zealand skiing made easy…

New Zealand skiing made easy…

It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, intermediate or an experienced skier or snowboarder because New Zealand has a ski track for everyone. Each year skiers from all over the world flock to the South Island to experience the snowfields, so it’s best to plan and book ah...Read More ›

Five reasons to take a road trip to Ballarat this Autumn

Five reasons to take a road trip to Ballarat this Autumn

Every Autumn, the historic city of Ballarat comes to life with an array of contemporary culinary offerings set against the iconic heritage backdrop that has become synonymous with this gold-rush destination. This year is set to be no different, with close to 40 food and wine e...Read More ›

It’s an SUV kind of Spring

It’s an SUV kind of Spring

Spring time in Australia is one of the best times to hit the road, you beat the summer heat or the top-end ‘wet’ season. Looking for inspiration? Look no further, we have the perfect road trip and the perfect SUV. SUVs are perfect for a driving holiday, they carry more peo...Read More ›

Ballarat – a Winter Wonderland

Ballarat – a Winter Wonderland

This July, Ballarat will come to life as part of the inaugural Winter Festival. The month-long event will allow you to rug up in your warm woollies and embrace the beauty of the cooler months with a series of festivals and events to enthral everyone. So if you’re looking for...Read More ›

Take the High Road North

Take the High Road North

Heading to northern NSW by way of the spectacular Barrington and New England highlands is a feast for the senses. The shortest, most relaxing and most scenically varied route between Sydney and Queensland – Thunderbolts Way – is named after the legendary ho...Read More ›

Explore Ballarat in Autumn

Explore Ballarat in Autumn

AUTUMN is one of the best times to explore regional Victoria, and Ballarat is no exception. With its iconic tree-lined streets bleeding vibrant hues of brown, orange and red, the fall season provides the perfect excuse for a getaway to this historic yet contemporary city. The ...Read More ›

Road to romance

Road to romance

At Redspot we know that our cars need regular tender loving care to perform well. The same philosophy should be applied to everyone’s amorous relationships ­– the grass is alway...Read More ›

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 2

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 2

It’s no co-incidence that the beaches of far northern NSW have long attracted dreamers, artists, surfers and devotees of the good life. The seaside community of Kingscliff, an intoxicating blend of casuarina – framed beaches and a fetchingly low slung 70’s style settleme...Read More ›

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

Tucked away between the bohemia of Byron Bay and the glitz of the Gold Coast, the Tweed Valley is a voluptuous landscape that rolls out bewitching volcanic vistas, picturesque heritage villages and pandanus framed beaches. ...Read More ›