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Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand

Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand Travel provides the opportunity to explore foreign climes, traverse new landscapes and see the world from a different perspective. As perpetual travellers we were excited to get scuba certified because we knew that the ability to dive would open up a whole new dimension of … Continue reading

Happy Australia Day….learning the lingo!

A friend from the Central Coast, just north of Sydney sent this to me and cracked me up!  How perfect for Australia Day.   I am a firm believer in learning a little of the language of the country I am visiting, even if it is just thank you!  Picking up the local vernacular – … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: World Masters Games – Australia

The World Masters Games, Sydney Australia.  The Games promote lifelong competition, friendship and understanding between people in the world of sport, regardless of their background or skill level. Participants in the World Masters Games represent themselves rather than their country. The competition promotes a festival atmosphere, keeping to the motto “fit, fun and forever young” … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: The Great Ocean Road, Australia

Looking for natural beauty and spectacular seascapes, look no further than The Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Whether you drive or cycle the Great Ocean Road – the views are spectacular.  The Great Ocean Road – one of the world’s great coastal routes – with views like this, I can see why! Happy Monday … Continue reading

Pub Crawl on Horseback: adventures in the Australian Outback

WANTED – horse riders with a sense of adventure. Welcome to Bullock Mountain Homestead – home of the Pub Crawl on Horseback.  Rated as one of the top 10 unique adventure holidays, where riders shed their hectic city life for a laid back adventure through the Australian outback in northern New South Wales. The ride … Continue reading

Monday Morning Photo – Sydney Opera House

With Australia Day later this week, I thought this morning I would pay homage to one of Australia’s icons – the Sydney Opera House. For more photos and posts from Australia – click here. Happy Monday Morning.

The Snow

The weekend is over and I am thinking about snow.  The New York Times Travel section has a distinct snow theme as it talks about how to secure the best prices for ski passes, how they make the best burgers on the mountain, and how you can make the most of the upcoming ski season! … Continue reading

Live the photo: Manly Beach, Australia

The Background Live the photo:  sunrise on Manly Beach, Australia. Manly Beach is part of Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  Surrounded by the sea on 3 sides, Manly remains one of Australia’s more famous beaches. Manly has always captivated me.  The Corso is filled with cafes and shops, the beach is always full of people walking along … Continue reading

Cycling Australia’s Great Ocean Road

With stunning ocean views and cliffs, lush forests in the Otway National Park and opportunities to see Australian wildlife, cycling Australia’s Great Ocean Road is nothing short of spectacular! The Great Ocean Road is considered one of the great coastal routes in the world.  This incredible tourist route is ideal for cycling, with good roads, … Continue reading

Live the photo: Camel riding on Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie Australia

The Background Looking for something different to do?  Have you tried camel riding?  If you are visiting the popular travel and beach destination of Port Macquarie, approximately 4-5 hours north of Sydney, this may be the adventure for you.  I eagerly donned the helmet provided by the cameleer (aka: camel guide) and took a ride … Continue reading

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