Tips for Driving on the Left

Wouldn’t world travel be so much easier if everyone drove on the same side? Maybe! But what’s the fun in that? I’ve driven on the left a few times in my life, and ridden in a car driving on the left even more often. It’s really not so bad! You’ll be shocked at how quicklyContinue reading “Tips for Driving on the Left”

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”

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”

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”

What to Know Before You Visit Australia

Heading to a “land down under” soon? It’s an absolute favorite of mine, so I can highly recommend it! But before you go, there are a few things to know that could give you a little help on your trip. Getting Into the Country You will need a visa. It is good for one year,Continue reading “What to Know Before You Visit 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”

How to Apply for an Australian Tourist Visa

Updated April 2020. In case you haven’t heard yet… I’m headed to Australia and New Zealand this week! I have two long layovers in Sydney, Australia, on my way to and from Christchurch, New Zealand, and I may be making my way back Down Under in the next few months, so I needed to getContinue reading “How to Apply for an Australian Tourist Visa”

10 Reasons to Visit Cairns, Australia

It’s Faraway Friday! This week I’m jetting you off to one of the most memorable places I’ve ever been: Cairns, Australia. Where else can you hold a koala? Basically nowhere! Between the wildlife, the Great Barrier Reef, and the laid back feel of this coastal Australian town, Cairns is a place you just don’t forget!Continue reading “10 Reasons to Visit Cairns, Australia”