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

Reader Mailbag: Which Pre-Paid Australian SIM Card Should I Purchase?

Mobile or Cell Phone SIM Cards

If you plan to visit Australia then you are probably planning to purchase a SIM card for your mobile or cell phone when you arrive, right?  You might plan to purchase your SIM card based on price alone, but before you take that step I suggest you stop and do a little more research first. … Read more

Australia and New Zealand Rail and Ferry Travel Planning

    Rail and ferry travel are cost effective options for long distance travel within Australia and New Zealand.  Here is the definitive collection of links to get started planning your trip. Travel agents will be able to help you with your rail and ferry bookings, but there are also options to book Australian and … Read more