An Australian brown kangaroo

Why do kangaroos hop?

You’d have to ask a kangaroo why they hop.  Their answer (if you could understand roo) would possibly be “because my mum always did”. Our friends at Echidna Walkabout Tours are full of amazing information about these amazing marsupials! So, in the absence of roo input, here are some of the advantages of hopping: 1. Hopping […]

Cute Koala

Cute Aussie Animal Videos

These aren’t necessarily breaking news, but we’ve collected a couple short videos that are out there on Australia. Some are funny, some touching, all entertaining. We’ve seen this go around for years, but the first one never gets old. Every visitor to Australia wants to see a kangaroo. For the most part Kangaroo’s are harmless, […]

Exploring Australia

Australia is a big, sparse country that’s tough to see all in one trip. Christian Baines breaks down the best of the land down under for first-timers, or repeat visitors. Since moving to Canada, I’ve had more than one conversation about someone’s dream trip to Australia. Phrases like ‘Great Barrier Reef’ get tossed around in […]