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!

The Race that stops the Nation! The Aussies are mad about their horse racing and today is the crowning glory of the Racing Season- The Melbourne Cup. Fashion, Glamour, Champers (Champagne), Stunning Horses, Lush Grounds, and the primitive pounding of the hooves all get right to the soul of the punters (folks who are out to “try their luck” or […]

Daily Dose: Happy Melbourne Cup Day!

Three cheers for Victoria’s wine (and the tourists that are buying it) – visitors increased by almost half a million in the past few years and have added 81 million more to the economy. The state is starting to sip – er, snip – at the heels of other wine growing regions in the country. Read more: Sparkling results for […]

Sparkling results for Victorian wine tourism