Wrap Up: How to Indulge in Over 100 New Zealand Hot Springs

New Zealand Hot Spring and Spa

You can’t visit New Zealand without indulging in at least one hot spring.  New Zealand is a volcanic country so hot springs are everywhere.  They range from the luxurious manicured hot springs of the Rotorua region to ‘locals only’ free hot springs within beaches, rivers and other nooks and crannies.  If you love to hike … Read more

10 More Hedonistic Australian Hot Springs You Haven’t Tried Yet

Zebedee Hot Springs at El Questro Station, Western Australia

In most countries there is a definable link between volcanic activity and hot springs.  Australia is the exception to the rule as there are no live volcanos on continental Australia.  Yet there are a surprising number of hot springs across the Australian continent. Australian hot springs come in one of three types.  The first type … 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