Sign Halfway between Sydney and Melbourne, Australia with Koalas - Cropped

SYDNEY or MELBOURNE: Where Should You Focus Your Australia Vacation?

It’s an age old rivalry over an impossible question. Which is Australia’s number one city? Both Sydney and Melbourne have strong claims to the title, but in many respects, the country’s two biggest cities couldn’t be more different. So which Aussie ‘big smoke’ deserves more of your time on an Australia vacation? Spoiler alert. There’s […]

Tiger at London Zoo, London, England, UK (United Kingdom)

Zoos Around the World

There are, according to the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, over 10,000 zoos around the world, so while travelling, the opportunities to visit one are innumerable. Whether as an adult or a child, most people love zoos. But first, what is the definition of a zoo? I quote from one source, “An establishment that maintains […]

Absolute Must-Dos in Australia and New Zealand to Make the Perfect Holiday of a Lifetime

Many people want to travel downunder to visit Australia and New Zealand. It’s a tall order, with so many marvellous activities to do and sights to see in these stunning countries. How do you know which cities to pick or what to do once you get there? Instead of languishing in Google searches, take advice […]

RECIPE: Orange Pikelets

There’s nothing like enjoying the scents and flavours of oranges in the fall. Whether stocking your fruit bowl with an abundance of clementines or creating your own natural home freshener with orange peel, cloves, and cinnamon sticks, there’s a certain warmth this fruit brings to the season. Why not try an orange infusion – Aussie […]

Wilpena Pound Aerial View, South Australia, Australia

South Australia is a Spirited State Offering Great Aussie Experiences

From the underground towns and outback characters, to the hundreds of artisanal wineries and winemakers, to the curiously friendly wildlife, the state of South Australia is a destination packed with personalities. Big, flashy postcard sights? Australia’s capital for culture, art, and sport? South Australia knows it doesn’t have to try so hard. Arrive in this […]

Inquisitive sheep in a Tasmanian field near Hobart in Tasmania, Australia

Australia vs New Zealand: Which Iconic Destination is Right for You on a South Pacific Vacation?

For people who don’t hail from Downunder, it can be a bit hard to parse between Australia and New Zealand on a South Pacific vacation. Not that anyone mistakes one destination for the other, but these countries are like siblings, located close to each other, with similar cultures and unforgettable landscapes that define them. They […]