Alice Springs to Uluru on a Budget – Visiting the Red Centre, Australia

Uluru is one of those iconic Australian landmarks that is often on the itinerary of international visitors. For Australians though, it is often on that “I’ll get there one day” list. There are two main, inter-twined, reasons for this – the distance and the cost. Uluru really is in the middle of nowhere in the … Read more

23 Free Things to do in Melbourne

One of the things about starting a travel blog is that it opens your eyes to things you have never considered. I first came to Melbourne more than twenty years ago, and since then have been back multiple times. Usually I would come here to do some shopping or to see a sporting event, and … Read more

Things to do in Adelaide

Visitors to Australia often neglect Adelaide in favour of the bigger Eastern cities. The capital of South Australia is a city of around 1.3 million people and is located on the south coast of Australia, about half way across the country. It is renowned for it’s food and wine, with three wine regions only an … Read more

Visiting the Kurri Kurri Murals

While staying in Newcastle in New South Wales, we spent a lazy Sunday afternoon driving to the Hunter Valley. This area is best known for it’s vineyards, and on any other day we would probably have done some wine tasting. The day we were there though was Easter Sunday, and most places were closed for … Read more

Canberra on the Cheap


With only weeks left in Australia, we found ourselves with the terrible first world problem of some free flights but no real reason to use them. Two of the credit cards we have for the frequent flyer points include a free return flight to certain points within Australia. Each card had different options, and the … Read more