Known for its easy lifestyle that has recently become punctuated with a sleeker, more cosmopolitan façade, art galleries, live music and a vibrant café culture, Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia as well as the capital of sunny and warm Queensland, Australia. Located along the curving banks of the Brisbane River, Brisbane is known for its dynamic neighborhoods […]

Best Party Hostels in Brisbane

The Hunter Valley is a well known wine, coal mining, and race horse breeding area about 2 .5 hours north of Sydney. I am on a work trip and am happliy tucking into a bottle of wine at the affordable yet luxurious Branxton Hotel in the Hunter Valley. Australian Traveller‘s Top 100 things to do in Australia lists “Stay in […]

The Hunter Valley, Branxton Hotel

A few months back I had a thoroughly enjoyable visit to South Australia. One of the places I stayed while on that trip was the lovely beachy little suburb of Glenelg. This is definately the “get away” location that isn’t really “away”. You can feel miles…or kiolmeters… away from home while still only being an old fashioned tram ride away […]

South Australia, Glenelg: the Manly of Adelaide

Finally!!!!! This morning on my drive in, I heard a radio article that peaked my interest. I used to be a huge user of in the States for cheap last minute hotels. Upon moving to OZ, I was heartbroken to discover it doesn’t really work here. BUT! Cancellations is a new website that sounds promising. Working on a similar […]

Last Minute Travel Deals,

Ha Ha Ha! what a great title if I do say so. The concept of Jet setting in the NT is funny all in its own. Well, at any rate, my recent silence is attributed to the lack of Internet Facilities and Mobile Phone access I have experienced while tromping about in the bush of the Northern Territory this week. […]

Northern Territory Jet Setting

If your are headed to the Northern Territory, the operators og Pungalina Safari’s have discovered 4 new caves. The new caves have been discovered on the Pungalina Station which is in the Northern Trritories gulf country. In total, 19 caves have been discovered on the 202,000 hectare cattle property. Four, however, are now accesible to visitors. One of the caves […]

Northern Territory Safari’s, Pungalina- check out 4 new caves

Looking for an affordable surfie get away? Want to see some real wild and untamed ocean? About 2.5 hours south of Sydney, the Culburra Hide Away, located on Culburra beach near Jervis Bay, is sooooo chillaxed. A true 1960’s beach pad, it has modern amenities, but beachy charm. Capable of sleeping up to 7, it has an eclectic decor, and […]

NSW South Coast Accomodation, Culburra Hideaway

Flinders Chase farm is a charming and comfortable place to crash for the night or a week. It is on the west side of Kangaroo Island almost at the entrance to the National Park. No matter your budget, Flinders Chase Farm has an ideal place to lay your weary head. Originally, and still, a working sheep station, Steven and Kerryn […]

Kangaroo Island Accomodation, Flinders Chase Farm

Wa ha ha ha! What a way to travel! Do you like to play on the irreverent side of the road? If so- Wicked campers are just the thing for you. These little Combi Vans just crack me up every time I see one. Trust me- they are unmistakable. The trademark campers are small vans turned campervan. They fit 2-3 […]

Wicked Dude! Calling young drivers! Irreverent Campervans.

When visiting the Northern Territory- a very common route is called The Triangle This is basically Darwin to Jabiru to Pine Creek or Katherine and back up to Darwin via Litchfied Park. When taking on this Great driving route many people are apprehensive envisioning vast kilometers of nothingness.

Northern Territory- “Doing The Triangle”