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
When I first saw the headline about the optimised USA road trip route created by Randy Olsen I was excited to see the article and map. I have spent considerable time planning a family road trip to the USA for a few years time which has required a lot of time and research. So I … Read more
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
The GPS said ‘turn left’. What? I was driving along the spectacular main highway from Arthurs Pass to Christchurch and the road signs were definitely saying that I needed to proceed straight ahead. Decision time – do I follow the GPS directions or ignore them? As a result of having previously looked at a larger … Read more
Committing to a self-drive holiday where you have to drive on the other side of the road can be a nerve wracking experience. Here are some tips to help you to adjust quickly and safely.
The smell and crackle of a previously unopened map and guidebook fairly reeks with possibilities. Purchase of these documents is an unambiguous indicator that we are committed to the trip and it is within our short term planning horizon.
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