About the Author

Downunder Product and Marketing Manager - Melbourne-born Meg arrived in Canada in January with no winter coat, one suitcase, a one week booking at a youth hostel, and a sight-unseen job offer at Goway Travel. She thought she’d stay for a year – that was 12 years ago! Never one to shy away from adventure, Meg has been in the industry for 23 years and has journeyed extensively through Europe, Asia and North America. Meg’s heart however belongs to the South Pacific, including New Zealand, Fiji, and her native Australia.

Skyline of Auckland at Night, New Zealand and White Frangipani

Travel to New Zealand and Say “Aloha!” on Your Way to Auckland

Whether you’re exploring ancient forests, kayaking through towering fjords, or wine tasting near white sand beaches, every day on travel to New Zealand is a different journey, with adventure around every corner. Today, hide away on an island paradise or find your own path among endless hiking and cycle trails. Tomorrow, peek through Hobbit holes, […]

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 […]

Coral Expeditions Discoverer at Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia

Travel to Australia and Cruise Tasmania’s Remote National Parks

Travel to Australia and enjoy the comfort of a Coral Expeditions cruise to Tasmania. Coral Expeditions’ 7-night Tasmania Expedition Cruise explores the rugged coastal beauty and World Heritage-listed national parks of Australia’s island state. Enjoy the intimate comfort of the Coral Discoverer, a premium vessel with a maximum of 72 passengers. Guests can immerse themselves […]

True North Adventure Cruise - Helicopter inbound over King George River, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia

True North Adventure Cruise in the South Pacific: “That’s The Best Holiday I Ever Had!”

So say many of the passengers who step off a True North adventure cruise. A South Pacific cruise with a difference, the True North offers adventure cruises all around the magnificent Australian coastline, venturing into the waters of equally stunning Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. This appetite for waters less travelled – at least by […]

Hobbiton Movie Set, New Zealand

Discover “Wellywood” on Your New Zealand Vacation

With striking scenery, unspoiled rural landscapes, and a growing film industry dubbed “Wellywood,” it’s no surprise New Zealand has become a top filming location for some of the world’s biggest blockbusters. It is also home to several world-class directors and a top production company. New Zealand’s dramatic scenery is the perfect backdrop for many famous […]

Snorkelling at Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Top 5 Things to Do in Colourful Queensland on Your Australia Vacation

Queensland is an intriguing destination of contrasts, from endless white sandy beaches sloping down towards crystal-clear emerald waters and multi-coloured coral reefs, to rust coloured deserts and misty rainforests swarming with rare animals and birds. Enjoy the underwater paradise of the Great Barrier Reef and the silent lunar landscape of the Australian Outback – all […]