Australia

5 Reasons to Visit Western Australia

When foreigners think of Australia the first thing to come to mind often is Sydney. While, I can’t begrudge the famous opera house’s place in the international community’s travel dreams, what I will never understand is why so few travellers ever make it to Western…
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What To Pack For Australia And New Zealand In Spring

The time of year you choose to visit Australia and New Zealand will have a major impact on the experiences you’ll have there. Go in June for example and you’ll have short daylight hours and snow capped mountains in New Zealand, whereas even Sydney gets…
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5 Must-See Destinations in Tasmania

In comparison to the buzzing tourist cities and the backpacker heavy East Coast, Tasmania is an unspoiled paradise of calm relaxation. While Australia's smallest state is growing in popularity with both budget and luxury accommodation options to suit all travellers, a road trip around the…
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Eight Must-See Sydney Attractions

When the Jacaranda trees are in full bloom with pops of purple lining the streets and the sun is warming the playful waves of the beaches, it’s easy to see why Sydney in summer is a Mecca for tourists. In a city that sits along…
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Best Beaches in Australia: Southern Queensland Edition

Some of the best beaches in Australia can be found on this part of the country's east coast. The stunning beaches of Southern Queensland never fail to make me swoon. To step from the car into deliciously cool ocean breezes, blazing hot sunshine, and the rumble of crashing waves…
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Three Ways to Celebrate Autumn in South East Queensland

The Northern Hemisphere may be basking in the glories of Spring sunshine and flowers, but here in South East Queensland we are embracing the cooling winds and storms of Autumn after a sweltering Summer. While South East Queensland is justly known for its gorgeous beaches,…

Brisbane Girls Trip on a Budget

Brisbane on a budget There are few things better than a Girl's Getaway, especially when it's to a fabulous city like Brisbane, Queensland. But sometimes the cost of hotels, transportation, food, and entertainment can add up so fast the trip is over before it even…

Top Tips for Surviving the Australian Open

A day at the Australian Open can be a fun way to spend a summer’s day in Melbourne. The champions, the action and the energy all combine for a memorable tennis experience. Though, arriving courtside unprepared can mean the difference between having a grand slam…
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History Comes to Life in Queensland

It's one thing to read about history, quite another to see it lived out before your eyes. History comes to life every year at Fort Lytton, Queensland with History Alive: A Journey Through Time. A fantastic living history event, History Alive allows the public to…

A Vegetarian Foodie Tour of Melbourne

A vegetarian in Melbourne Melbourne would have to be Australia’s most cosmopolitan and multicultural city and is famous for its wide breadth of cuisines. Streets and alleyways throughout Melbourne are crammed with eateries, restaurants, cafés and bakeries, all boasting a never-ending list of choices –…