Uluru

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 could… Continue reading 4 Days at Uluru

Packing for Women · Uluru

What to Pack for the Outback: Women’s Edition

So, I consider myself a “master packer.” I go carry-on only whenever possible, I organize my bag to help me speed through security, I am strategic in my clothing choices, and I even pack for my husband! But I’ll tell you a secret: I hate packing! And what’s the only thing worse than packing? Packing… Continue reading What to Pack for the Outback: Women’s Edition

Uluru · World Foods

What to Eat at Uluru

A real taste of the Outback involves surprisingly little beef, no bloomin’ onions, and to be honest I never once saw “shrimp on the barbie” on even one menu! 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… Continue reading What to Eat at Uluru

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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 to… Continue reading Staying at Ayers Rock Resort: Sails in the Desert

airlines · Uluru

Flying JetStar MEL-AYQ

So, Uluru (AKA Ayers Rock) is kind of out of the way! It’s remarkably far from everything (i.e. it’s a 5-hour drive to the next town, Alice Springs), plus it’s in the middle of Australia, which is already quite a way from where I live in the D.C. area. But all the travel time will… Continue reading Flying JetStar MEL-AYQ

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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 guess… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Uluru

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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’s… Continue reading 10 Things to Do at Uluru