Monthly Archives: November 2015

Perth’s best staycation spots, by RAC Travel

Perth’s best staycation spots, by RAC Travel

It’s almost Christmas time once again, and as we edge closer to December 25, it becomes very clear that they don’t call this the ‘silly season’ for nothing.

Shopping for gifts, RSVP’ing to parties, preparing festive feasts, digging out the tree from the back of the garage and hanging your twinkle lights can get a bit overwhelming.

By |November 30th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

New car review – Skoda Octavia Scout 132TSI

When Skoda launched its Octavia medium-sized car in late 2013 with a starting price of $21,690 plus on-roads, both the industry and consumers took notice.

Here was a medium sized car for the price of a small one, and a car which also made many people reassess their preconceptions of normal new car options.

Sri Lanka: Discover the undiscovered

If you took Ubud, Vietnam, Thailand with a splash of India and shook them up, you would get Sri Lanka. The diversity of the country including the jungle scenery, mountains, ancient sites, tea fields, and beaches make this little island truly spectacular. Travel Supervisor Carolyn Davidson from RAC Travel Joondalup recently headed to the teardrop shaped island to discover all its signature highlights.

By |November 26th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

Liquid gold

The creation of a water pipeline had a far-reaching effect on Western Australia. Mark Irving follows the trail from Perth to Kalgoorlie to uncover its remarkable history.

By |November 23rd, 2015|Tourism, Travel|0 Comments

New car review: 2015 Toyota Fortuner

One of the vehicles we have received a huge amount of enquiry about this year is the Toyota Fortuner. In fact, the only vehicle we were quizzed more about was its more renowned cousin, the new Hilux.

The Fortuner is based on the same platform as the Hilux, but gets a closed in rear end instead of the ute tray, bringing with it the ability to seat seven, who enjoy the added comfort of coil springs in the rear suspension.