A Hakea Tree in the Australian Outback

Should I Still Travel to Australia? Your Bushfire Questions Answered

It’s hard to look at the Australian bushfires and not feel helpless. Rising global temperatures, more erratic weather conditions, unprecedented fires and floods—the world we currently live in is an unpredictable one. We cannot foresee what tomorrow will bring and that is troubling. When it damages a place as beloved to as many people as […]

View of Wellington Cable Car and skyline, Wellington, New Zealand

The Perfect (Long) Weekend in Wellington on a New Zealand Vacation

Which capital city is the world’s coolest? Of course, it depends what you’re looking for. But if your dream urban escape is a mid-sized city bursting with tasty yet unpretentious cafes, bars and restaurants, classic cinema, eye-opening museums and galleries, gorgeous botanic gardens and natural scenery, and a cutting edge film industry, Wellington might just […]

View of Brisbane city from Kangaroo Point cliffs, Queensland, Australia

Say G’Day to Australia’s Best Cities (that aren’t Sydney or Melbourne!)

If you’re planning a trip Downunder, chances are you’ll fly in via Sydney or Melbourne. There’s also a fair chance you’ll spend a few days enjoying Sydney’s glistening harbour vistas or bar hopping through Melbourne’s ever-growing culture and culinary scenes. Having lived in both cities, I can say the appeal never wears off. But while […]

Blond girl jumping in the Pinnacles desert of Nambung National Park, Western Australia, Australia

Things to Do on Australia Travel That Will Fascinate Your Friends When You Return

There are experiences on Australia travel you can enjoy which are different and unusual without participating in wild or strenuous endeavours. If you are like me, you love to tell your friends about the places you visited where you had a unique experience. Australia offers these without having to swim with sharks, skydive, or go […]