Australia

Australia

Cairns

Sydney

  • 4 Perfect Days in Sydney - Someone asked recently for itineraries for Australia, any length and any destinations within the country. Much to my surprise, I only had one itinerary: One Day in Sydney. Whoops! Steve’s and my first trip together was to Sydney and Cairns, and this is the first part of our itinerary. Stay tuned for my Cairns itinerary,Continue reading "4 Perfect Days in Sydney"
  • Solo Travel: Sydney, Australia - I've been to Sydney three times now, and the only question I have left is why in the world did I wait so long?! I don't want you to have to ask yourself the same question, so here is your quick guide to traveling solo to crazy-wonderful Sydney, Australia!
  • 7 Things to Know Before You Visit Sydney - Updated April 2020. If you’re headed to Australia, odds are you’ll fly into Sydney as your destination, or simply for a layover before flying off somewhere else Down Under. If that’s the case for you, here are a few Sydney-specific facts and tips!  Getting the Shot You can get the iconic shot of the SydneyContinue reading "7 Things to Know Before You Visit Sydney"
  • What to Eat in Sydney - Are you ready to dine Down Under? Here's a sneak peek at what we ate on our recent trip to one of our favorite cities in the world: Sydney, Australia!
  • 1 Day in Sydney, Australia - Updated Apeil 2020. Whether you’re there on a long layover, tack on an extra day to a business trip, or you’re just passing through before exploring the rest of the Australian continent, Sydney is a perfect place to spend a day. You can see and do so many iconic things in a short time hereContinue reading "1 Day in Sydney, Australia"
  • Instagrammable Sydney, Australia - Instagram has taken over the travel industry. Honestly, it’s a little bit to the detriment of enjoying a relaxing vacation, but it’s a fast-paced, changing world we have to explore, and everyone wants that perfect shot to remember, one that will get a gazillion likes and a trillion engaging comments. The up side of thisContinue reading "Instagrammable Sydney, Australia"
  • 10 Reasons to Visit Sydney - Updated April 2020. It’s Faraway Friday! This week’s post is all about my original “unreachable” travel dream: a trip to Sydney, Australia. Ever since I was a little girl, I was fascinated with Australia–unique animals, the Sydney Opera House, winter in the summer and summer in the winter–it was incredible to me! I always wantedContinue reading "10 Reasons to Visit Sydney"

Uluru

  • What to Pack for the Outback: Men’s Edition - The Outback is the ultimate adventure! It's a rugged desert with wide open spaces and big, cloudless skies. It was a challenge to pack for an Australian winter in the desert, but I think we did a pretty good job! Here's what I packed for my husband.
  • Tips for Visiting the Outback - The Outback! It’s rugged, dangerous, and completely iconic Australian. But there are a few things you need to be prepared for first. For instance, Australia is home to seven out of the ten most poisonous snakes in the world. And the spiders—oh, the spiders! But never fear! Here’s a quick run-down of all the thingsContinue reading "Tips for Visiting the Outback"
  • 4 Days at Uluru - We loved our trip to Uluru in Australia’s Red Centre! At first we didn’t know how many days to spend or what all there was to do other than look at the gigantic red rocks, but we quickly learned that there was plenty to keep us occupied. Four days was enough, but truly we couldContinue reading "4 Days at Uluru"
  • What to Pack for the Outback: Women’s Edition - We chose to visit Uluru in winter because I love my husband and would rather he didn’t die of heatstroke. But with temperatures ranging from the 30s to the 70s, unrelenting sun, and a significant bug factor, it was quite a challenge to pack everything we needed within our 10 kg luggage weight limit.
  • What to Eat at Uluru - What I did find was kangaroo, emu, wattleseed, and lots of bush tomatoes! So here's your sneak peek at what we really ate in the Australian Outback at Ayers Rock Resort!
  • Staying at Ayers Rock Resort: Sails in the Desert - There is exactly one place to stay if you want to visit Uluru, and that is Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara. There are actually eight accommodations of various price ranges on the property, and guests of each location have access to the amenities of all the locations! The accommodations include everything from a campground toContinue reading "Staying at Ayers Rock Resort: Sails in the Desert"
  • Flying JetStar MEL-AYQ - One of the only ways to get to Uluru is on JetStar, an Australian airline. If you're considering a trip to Australia's "Red Centre," here's our experience to help you plan!
  • What to Know Before You Visit Uluru - This is the reaction I got most often when I told people Steve and I were headed to Uluru for my birthday: “What? Where’s that?” I was genuinely surprised that so few people knew about Uluru in Australia’s Red Centre! (No, I did not spell that wrong, it’s the Australian way!) But then, I guessContinue reading "What to Know Before You Visit Uluru"
  • 10 Things to Do at Uluru - So, the thing to do at Uluru is, well, Uluru! But what does that mean? What exactly does one “do” at Uluru? There’s a lot, actually! Here’s a quick list of the best things to do at Uluru, besides just the Rock itself. You will be staying at the Ayers Rock Resort, and while it’sContinue reading "10 Things to Do at Uluru"
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