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.

Young Woman Hiking in New Zealand

Hiking in New Zealand

With cascading waterfalls, emerald-green forests, and miles of untouched black-and-white sand beaches, New Zealand is a picturesque, majestic, and awe-inspiring destination. For the adventurous, active traveller, exploring New Zealand by foot is, by far, the most rewarding way to fully experience the country’s jaw-dropping, natural beauty. New Zealand offers a variety of unspoiled trails, and […]

7 Great Reasons to Take Your Kids to Australia This Summer

Australia is one of the world’s most family-friendly destinations and kids of all ages are captivated by the country’s unique and delightful sites. The land down under is brimming with weird and wonderful wildlife, world-class museums, premier theme parks, and spectacular natural wonders, making it an ideal place to create family memories that will last […]

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Odd Facts about Australia

January 26 is Australia Day in Australia, a national summer holiday celebrated with beer, BBQ’s and a long weekend! For those that think that may know all there is to know about Australia, here are a few fun facts that you might not have been aware of. POISON PLATYPUS – They may be the cutest thing ever…but, the […]