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Wine-free activities in Margaret River

Margaret River Redgate Shades

Most people know the Margaret River region in Western Australia for its legion of wineries, where you spend your days just hopping from wine tasting to wine tasting. But just in case you’re not a wine person (horrors, what are you doing down there then?) or you’ve been designated as the sober driver, wine isn’t […]

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Top 5 things to do in Hobart, Tasmania

I fell in love with Hobart the minute I stepped foot in the Tasmanian capital. It was in June 2010, and I was about to embark on a 7-day organized tour across Tasmania. June means winter in Australia, but being Canadian, I found the weather to be just perfect for the season (approximately 50F, or […]

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5 Best Places in Australia for Epic Animal Encounters

Cage diving with great white sharks in Australia

Australia is on a lot of people’s bucket lists. And with great cities like Sydney and Melbourne, and the ever famous Great Barrier Reef, it’s no wonder. But another reason why many travelers arrive en mass to this Southern continent is its very unique wildlife. With a population density of around 2 people for every […]

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Travel Tip: Rental Car Insurance in Oz

My cargo freighter arrived in Brisbane, Australia on the morning of December 13th. I found my way into town and got a room at a local hostel. The owners were reported to be very helpful about travel plans, which was important to me, since I had no idea how I was going to spend my […]

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Adventure travel gear you actually can’t live without

December is a good time for a gear post, because this is the month when we all buy each other […]

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