The magic of Australia, for those of us who love the ocean, is that it is blessed with a seemingly endless wealth of uncrowded beaches, dive sites and surf breaks. Somewhere in New South Wales, Steve Bramucci has found a forgotten coast...and, statistics dictate that there are plenty similar gems waiting to be savored down under.

Somewhere, New South Wales, Australia

Surfing is like breathing for most Aussies. Braving cold, jelly fish, sharks, and tourists, the hearty Aussie surfers can be seen year round. Headed to the beach, a boat trip or looking for a surf get-a-way? Check out the Surf report to see what kind of swell or beach conditions you can expect in your chosen vacation spot. Most of […]

Australian Surf Reports

Well folks it is finally here- marked by a cold rainy day in Sydney, the opening weekend of the Australian snow fields has arrived! And appropriate it is, that they are called snow fields instead of the snow mountains. ahem…. For all my good natured scoffing, there is plenty of fun to be had at the snow here. If you […]

Australian Snow fields- Opening Weekend!

Are you stil lithe and itching for adventure, but not really up for some one doing a beer bong in the tent next to you? Come Join Exploranges Bushwalking tours for the over 50’s. Natural History Focus Personal Service Experienced guides Great food Small friendly groups Discounts for clubs Come discover some Great Australian places at your own pace with […]

Bushwalking Tours for the Over 50’s

Australia Inflicts Ashes Whitewash read the Headlines this morning. OK- I admit- being a girl I am not so knowledgeable on the sport- but it is always good when the home team whoops arse don’t you think? Condolences to all the Pommies out there. The good news is- most that I have talked to- did still seem to enjoy their […]

The Ashes, Australia beats England 5-0 in Cricket!

Are you feeling fit and up for a challenge? Sunday November 5, 2006 Grab a bike and take place in Sydney’s biggest and best cycling and fundraising challenge: The Portfolio Partners MS Benefit Bike Ride. Sydney to the “Gong” (Woolongong) There are two different lengths- 90 KM and 56 KM. The path takes you from Sydney through the scenic Royal […]

Cycle your way into History- Ride to the Gong!

A Havaiana is an extremely poular brand of thong (flip flop). Urban legend has it they are so comfortable and soft that they don’t give you blisters at all! This glorious footwear company sponsored the Havaianas Beachley Classic..otherwise known as the world’s biggest women’s surf comp. located in Manly. The massive prize money drew in the best and the competition […]

Havaianas Beachley Classic (Women’s Surfing!)

With a fantastic late game goal, Australia tied Croatia to move onto the round of 16 in the World Cup! Follow the action over at, with a dedicated Aussie team blog!

Australia onto the round of 16