The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Australia Zoo near Brisbane

The Ultimate Local's Guide to Australia Zoo

I am going to be blunt – crocodiles scare me.  Having visited Far North Queensland and the Northern Territory multiple times, I have a healthy respect for these prolific apex predators.  If you want to learn more about crocodiles then Australia Zoo is the iconic place to visit as a result of Steve Irwin’s popular … Read more

Mini Road Trip: Exploring the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia and Waterfall Way

Ebor Falls on Waterfall Way in Australia

How often have you driven a route and not taken the time to explore?  We are guilty of this, as while we are very familiar with the Pacific Highway route between Sydney and Brisbane we have not often taken the time to better explore the area between the two capital cities.  For our upcoming trip … Read more

Reader Mailbag: Road Trip from Brisbane to Uluru and Darwin

On the road to Uluru, Central Australia

Christine recently asked for advice on options to take a road trip from their home town of Brisbane to visit both Uluru and Darwin.  They have a 4WD vehicle and have only four weeks of holiday leave available. Australia Travel Planning Facebook Group Check out our Australia Travel Planning Facebook Group – you are welcome to … Read more

Review: Brisbane CityCycle Bicycle Hire Scheme

Pleasant Cycling along the Traffic Free Bicentennial Cycleway in Brisbane

I felt like I was flying along the bike path as the glowing sun rose over the mirror-like surface of the Brisbane River.  The sensations of those perfect moments created a sustained feeling of joy as I moved through the rest of my week. I recently visited Brisbane for a week and was staying in … Read more

Mini Australian Road Trip: Brisbane to Sydney via Moree and Narrabri

Relaxing in the hot springs pool at the Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre, NSW Australia

The late autumn sun was starting to set as we drove along the road we thought led to the telescopes near Narrabri.  The atmosphere in the car was tense as we had disagreed on whether to squeeze in a last sightseeing stop after a long day on the road.  As we drove along the sparsely … Read more

3 Breathtaking Bridge Climbs of the World

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, Australia

You can walk across bridges anywhere in the world.  But did you realise that there are only three places in the world where you can climb on the top of a bridge?  All three are ‘Down Under’ in Australia and New Zealand.  The standout option is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, which is closely followed … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Coffs Harbour to Brisbane on the Pacific Highway

Gold Coast, Australia

The drive between Sydney and Brisbane is fittingly one of the most popular in Australia. The combination of beautiful beaches, national parks, Australian history and gourmet food and wine experiences make the drive an attractive option for many visitors.

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Sydney to Coffs Harbour on the Pacific Highway

Newcastle Beach, New South Wales, Australia

The drive between Sydney and Brisbane is fittingly one of the most popular in Australia. The combination of beautiful beaches, national parks, Australian history and gourmet food and wine experiences make the drive an attractive option for many visitors.