Travel Blog

Darwin: Your Gateway to Australia

It may not have a uniquely shaped opera house, or a bridge that you can climb, but the city of Darwin should not be overlooked as your next long-haul holiday destination, as it is uniquely positioned to...

What NOT to take on Safari

On the same day that my wife & I landed at a safari camp in Kenya, a lovely couple from Darwin, Australia also arrived. Ken & June nearly froze to death on their first morning safari drive.

Where to go in Hawaii

It may be that your only knowledge of the islands of Hawaii comes from television episodes of Hawaii-Five-O or repeats of Magnum PI, but in fact Hawaii is the perfect destination for a holiday. So where should you go...

Icons of the Australian Outback

As teenagers, my Australian friend and I set off in a car from Darwin, Northern Territory, to explore “The Outback”. We had a map and a full tank of gas, so we began our road-trip of discovery. Having driven...

Economy vs Premium Economy: Is it worth it?

I fell in love aged eleven. I was too young to really understand relationships, but I was fortunate that my parents had saved up enough to take me on my first long haul holiday, to visit family in Australia. As...

Escape on an Australian Road Trip

Road trips don’t get much more epic than in Australia. In a country so big, that it is also a continent, there are plenty of open roads to explore, big skies to admire and panoramic landscapes to...