10 places we’d rather be right now

The weather outside is miserable so we're spending our day snuggled in bed dreaming of lazing on one of these sunny beaches.

With a cocktail in hand, naturally.

Yup when the weather by definition is the kind that makes you consider calling in sick there's nothing we like better to do than whip out our computers and stare enviably at places with not a cloud in sight.

So here, to help you warm up on a horrible day are the top ten places we'd rather be when the rain is falling sideways.

1. Rottnest Island, WA

Rottnest_shutterstock_27375604Image: Perth Tourism

2. Mediterranean Coast of Turkey


Image: Turkey Tourism Board (Facebook)

3. Maldives

In particular, one of its enviable accommodations, like the Soneva Jani Residences where you can slide right into the water.


4. Sri Lanka


5. Lord Howe Island


Image: Destination NSW

6. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


7. Seychelles


Image: Seychelles Tourism Board

8. Guadalupe


Image: Guadeloupe Tourism

9. Ile de Pins


Image: Le Meridien Ile de Pins

10. Samoa


Image: Samoa Tourism Authority

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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