Tag Archives: australia

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Vineyards, wine and work

Yes, you read correctly – vineyards, wineries and work (all together). I recently visited and stayed at the Hunter Valley in New South Wales for a few days to attend a work conference so we were surrounded by beautiful vineyards. Welcome to wine country! For those who don’t know, it’s about a 2 hour bus Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Hannah Brooklyn: Natural Wonders in Australia

Ideally, Australia is a country that is worth a visit. It is rich in natural attractions that have remained for ages to be the most outstanding wonders of the world. They are both fantastic and you can’t afford to miss out to see in your lifetime. They include the following; The Great Barrier Reef Believe Continue Reading »

Rafting

Guest post by Don Broida: Rafting on the Avon River

My wife has always been one of those people who has no problem staying at home all the time. Don´t get me wrong though, of course there´s nothing wrong with our home, I love it very much but I need to go outdoors and enjoy nature and doing an exciting activity. My wife, however, just Continue Reading »

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Party in a park: Movieworld’s Carnivale!

If you were in or around the Gold Coast (Queensland) in June, you probably heard that Movieworld (“Hollywood on the Gold Coast”) was throwing a “Carnivale” themed event throughout the month (which even extended into a couple dates in July).  So, I decided to go along and check it out with my hubby and some friends Continue Reading »

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Soul Surfers Paradise: modern luxury by the beach

If you’re from Queensland (Australia), or have been to the Gold Coast in the past 2 years, you may have noticed the splendid, tall, sleek tower that is “Soul“. This apartment building stands tall and directly across from Surfers Paradise beach, so you can imagine the views you’d get from these apartments. I had the Continue Reading »

Family

Guest Post by Nicole Stanley: How to pack for a Family Vacation

Are you planning to go for a family vacation? Every family wants a vacation filled with memorable moments that are savoured for years to come. Your preliminary preparations play a great role in either making your trip a memorable one or a total disaster. And if you are travelling with kids, it will definitely require Continue Reading »

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Cruising onboard Carnival Spirit + Tips for first time cruisers

Have you been on a cruise ship or seen one docked in a port? You have to admit, they’re pretty magnificent to look at from afar.  I’ve never really been a huge fan of cruising holidays because the idea of being stuck on a ship in the middle of the ocean without land in sight Continue Reading »

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Guest post by Jay Aggarwal: The Allure of Uluru

You don’t know what to expect until you actually see it. The journey to see the ancient monolith is quite something. A 4 hour card ride from Alice Springs Airport and you feel that every sight you are passing could pass as a painting or postcard. It’s an alien world being in the red centre. Continue Reading »

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Stylish, Cafes, Cultural – Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne has to be one of my favourite cities in Australia.  It’s the second largest city after Sydney and it’s streets are filled with trendy cafes and restaurants, great shopping and nightlife, sports, arts, entertainment and cultural events – there’s something for everyone! Looks like it was voted “the world’s most livable city” this year Continue Reading »

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Great Barrier Reef – Hamilton Island

One of the many Whitsunday islands that make the Great Barrier Reef it’s home is Hamilton Island.  This beautiful little island is known for its coral reefs, blue waters, beaches, wildlife and lots of activities – it  has it’s own little  mini town with restaurants, stores, golfing facilities and even a Yacht Club.If you don’t want to Continue Reading »

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Sydney ~ Australia’s “largest” city!

 The building in the picture is too iconic for anyone to not know what it is or where it’s located. Yes, you’re right, it’s the Sydney Opera House…located in Australia’s largest city – Sydney!  Now, most people who don’t live in Australia will most likely know of Sydney if nothing else about Australia.  I would describe Continue Reading »

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Whitsunday beauty! Great Barrier Reef ~ Heron Island

Who wouldn’t want to stay, eat and play on one of the 7 Wonders of the World (the Great Barrier Reef)? Heron Island, one of Australia’s many islands situated off the Queensland coast happens to make this great Australian icon it’s home (and what a great spot it is).This tiny little island is surrounded by Continue Reading »