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Dunedin Street Art

Dunedin Street Art

As I disembarked from my cruise ship at nearby Port Chalmers I was handed a booklet on things to do in Dunedin, New Zealand. As we bused into Dunedin I flicked through the booklet. I already had a list of things I thought we might do during the day, but suddenly...
A 10 Day New Zealand North Island Itinerary

A 10 Day New Zealand North Island Itinerary

New Zealand is one of those smaller countries that seems easy to visit in a week or two. The problem is, there is so much to do and see here that if you try to see the whole country in that time, you will spend all your time travelling and not much time seeing and...
Hobbiton Tour from Tauranga Review

Hobbiton Tour from Tauranga Review

As soon as I started looking at possible shore excursions for my New Zealand cruise, Hobbiton popped up and I knew we were going to go. The best option was to do a Hobbiton tour from Tauranga, a port only an hour from where it is located. Here is my review of the tour...
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

On my first visit to Tasmania I was there as part of a large group of people. Many of them visited the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and really enjoyed their time strolling through. It was spring so the whole garden was in bloom and the photos I saw looked...
Hobart Street Art

Hobart Street Art

As we cruised from Australia to New Zealand we had a day to explore Hobart, Tasmania. We had only been here about twelve months before, visiting all of the main attractions we were interested in then. I had not anticipated visiting again so soon and was really in a...
Free Things to do in Sydney

Free Things to do in Sydney

It wasn’t my intention to write a post on free things to do in Sydney, but I had such a fun day wandering around the city for just a few dollars (lunch and dinner) that I thought I would share. Australia is definitely not the cheapest place to travel, and...
Things to do in Whyalla, South Australia

Things to do in Whyalla, South Australia

When growing up Whyalla was a city I visited with my family from time to time, usually for medical appointments or other “offical business” type stuff. I had never thought about it as a place to visit as a tourist. Recently though I did just that, I spent...
Things to do in Burra, South Australia

Things to do in Burra, South Australia

As I am busy exploring my own state of South Australia I am coming to towns I have not visited before. Burra is one of those places, and I almost can’t believe this is my first visit. Burra is a popular town for weekend getaways from Adelaide, particularly...
Things to do in Clare Valley, South Australia

Things to do in Clare Valley, South Australia

The Clare Valley is one of the most popular regions to visit while in South Australia. It is best known as a wine region, but this list will show there are many other things to do in Clare Valley too. Where is Clare Valley Clare Valley is located north of Adelaide,...
Ten Travel Tips for Bali

Ten Travel Tips for Bali

Bali in Indonesia is a stunning corner of the world. It has all sorts of natural beauty, great weather, interesting culture and is cheap, so visitors travel there in droves. But, like any unknown place, it can be a bit daunting the first time you visit. I have been...