Melbourne City Skyline with Sports Precinct, Victoria, Australia

Plan a Visit to Key Neighbourhoods on Your Australia Vacation in Melbourne

Nothing reveals the real flavour of a city more than its neighbourhoods. These are the places where locals meet, gather, and entertain themselves. Plan a visit to one of these neighbourhoods the next time you are in Melbourne on an Australia vacation. I have always, when visiting a large city, sought out what the locals […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]