10 Things to Know When Travelling to Australia

If you are travelling to Australia, there’s a number of things to take into consideration. There’s the furiously hot summers. The azure beaches. The Sydney Opera House. The hopping kangaroos. In fact, the country is so unique from other parts of the world that there’s quite a few things they do differently there. To make…

Awesome Aussie Road Trips

Australia has a wealth of fantastic attractions, but there’s nothing quite like driving around and exploring the great outdoors yourself. What better way than to drive your own car and take as much or as little time as you want. Be adventurous and take yourself out on the open road. Rent a rugged and durable vehicle, like…

7 signs you’re a true blue Aussie

With Australia Day next week, it got me thinking to what it would take to be considered a local by Sydney standards. I’ve been in the lucky country for just over a decade in total, if not consecutively, and although I like to think I can keep up with the best of them on a…

Best Sydney road trips

Sydney is a fantastic city to visit, and there are plenty of things to do in Sydney itself, but once you’re seen it all, and taken one or two day trips from Sydney, what next? For sights further a field, how about hiring a car in Sydney and embarking on one or two of these epic…

An Ideal Weekend in Sydney

The Harbour City is the perfect destination for a weekend break. Offering delicious dining and sophisticated wining options, as well as world class entertainment, Sydney has something for everyone. The jewel in Sydney’s crown is undoubtedly Sydney Harbour, and the city’s spectacular setting in beautiful natural surrounds. There are always plenty of things to do…

What are Australian travellers most afraid of?

According to a recent study commissioned by Real Insurance, which covered 1,290 Australians 18 years and older, Australians travelling overseas are most worried about losing their passport followed closely by their wallet and credit cards. The research found that personal identification was far and above the most important item to Aussie travellers (73 per cent), with…

A few of my favourite day trips from Sydney

There’s plenty of things to do in Sydney, but if you’re looking for something different a little further afield, the city is perfectly placed for day trips into the mountains or the coast. Whether you’re looking for a calm break away from the Big Smoke, a nature excursion or an afternoon exploring charming sandstone villages,…