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”

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.

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”

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”