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.

Colourful Tribe, Papua New Guinea

Discover Tribal Culture in Papua New Guinea

Attracting thrill-seekers, adventure junkies, and culture-vultures, Papua New Guinea (PNG) might be the most enticing outpost of the South Pacific. Geographically, it’s an eclectic landscape of active volcanoes, tree-laden peaks, sultry rainforests, and white sand beaches edged by clear topaz waters. Culturally, it’s even more diverse: with over 700 tribes scattered throughout the island, including […]

Phillip Island Penguin Parade Underground Viewing Exterior, Victoria, Australia

Australia’s Phillip Island Offers Two Exciting New Ways to See the Penguins

Your Australia vacation starts the moment you board your Air New Zealand flight, which provides an enjoyable, comfortable journey, along with award-winning service. One of the most popular attractions for travellers visiting Melbourne, is a visit to the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Since the 1920s, tourists have been visiting this nightly phenomenon, where they see […]