Sailing the Whitsundays – A Getaway in Paradise

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Australia, Australian wildlife, Getaways, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Sights, Travelling|

I have just spent a fabulous week on a catamaran in the Whitsunday Islands. My four fellow travellers and I had a great experience. Let me tell you about it so that firstly I may give you some ideas for your next holiday, and secondly you may learn from what we learnt. Where are the [...]

Sydney Mardi Gras – fun ways to get there

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 December 31st, 2014|Events, Mardi Gras, Sydney, Travelling|

If you're travelling to Sydney Mardi Gras in 2015 there's some fun ways to get there. Train The new way to be travelling to Sydney Mardi Gras is with the Ride to Pride train, and we're really excited about this one. Imagine a specially organised LGBTI train 1 kilometre long with 5 bar carriages and [...]

The romance of rail – Australia’s best train trips

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Travelling|

Australia's best rail tours Fancy the romance of a train trip? To many people, nothing beats the romance and charm of a long train trip as a form of travel. It's relaxed and leisurely and the scenery is always amazing, going through cuttings and tunnels and over bridges to even out the grade. [...]

Why time and distance should not stop a trip Downunder

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:53+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Australia, Travelling|

Distance is one argument we're often given as a reason for not coming to Australia; that and the time it takes get here. If you're someone who finds the trip daunting, here's some reasons why you should change your thinking. The time to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney is 14 hours 40 minutes direct [...]

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