BEREC announce long awaited “decoupling method” for new EU roaming regulations.

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) today (27/09/12) revealed full details of their chosen “decoupling method” as EU roaming regulations move closer to fruition. Continue reading


Virgin on the competition

Having recently struck a £23.1 million deal with official airline of the Middle East, Etihad Virgin Australia are aiming to ground Quantas with 23 flights a week to Abu Dhabi.

Traveller Mark Forster hitched a ride from Sydney to Abu Dhabi on “Richards Branson’s Quantas Killer”: Continue reading

Severe flooding puts the Queensland property market on a slippery slope

LUXURY PROPERTY PRICES in Queensland have plummeted by over 50%, one of the biggest drops in the global market.

Despite being Australia’s fastest growing city Brisbane has seen the price of properties drop by an average of 42% after another year of January flooding.

Heavily hit suburb Ipswich and luxury estates North Booval and Gold Coast saw the biggest drop in the country with prices reduced by 46%-51% on 2010. Continue reading