Fun in the Snow – Coronet Peak, NZ

By | 2017-08-30T08:48:18+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Destinations, Featured, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

A dream of mine has always been to play in snow. Thanks to New Zealand I was able to tick off another dream of mine. Being from hot humid Queensland in Australia the freezing cold is SO very appealing and having an amazing hubby who likes to make my dreams come true took me there. Coronet [...]

The Spectacular Hooker Valley in New Zealand

By | 2017-02-12T03:15:06+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Destinations, Featured, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

New Zealand is filled with amazing walks, ranging from short strolls to multi day hikes. One of the most popular and easily accessible hikes is the Hooker Valley Track in Mount Cook/Aoraki National Park. This interesting trail makes its way up the Hooker Valley through a spectacular landscape of glacier carved valleys with tall ice capped [...]

Wine Tasting in Queenstown, NZ

By | 2017-01-22T01:52:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Destinations, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

New Zealand is well know for their wine, and as wine enthusiasts we had to stop for some wine tasting. We only had a few days in Queenstown, so we only visited two vineyards. Wild Earth Wines Located in the rugged landscape of Central Otago, Wild Earth Winery, embraces the spirit of New Zealand's pioneer [...]

A Day in Toowoomba, Queensland

By | 2017-01-16T09:19:09+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Australia, Destinations, Featured, Oceania, Travel|

Deciding not to waste another day off together we hopped in the car and headed for Toowoomba. Located in the Darling Downs region, the city of Toowoomba is a 90 minute drive from the Brisbane city area. Known as 'The Garden City' Toowoomba has over 150 public parks and gardens, and also hosts the 'Carnival [...]

Thrill Seeking in Queenstown, New Zealand

By | 2016-12-20T08:00:58+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Destinations, Featured, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

I am not one to actively go out of my way to seek out an adrenaline rush on holiday or at home, but when you go to Queenstown in New Zealand you do not want to be labelled as a chicken for not doing at least ONE thrilling experience. Seeing as Bungee Jumping for [...]

Driving from Christchurch to Mount Cook, New Zealand

By | 2016-12-11T01:58:18+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Destinations, Featured, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

If there is one ideal way to see New Zealand, it would have to be a self driving holiday. New Zealand is a country to be explored and discovered on your own, and hiring a car or campervan will allow you to go where ever you like and stop as often as you want, where [...]

Sheba Dams Campground, NSW

By | 2016-11-05T04:52:32+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Australia, Destinations, Oceania, Travel|

Needing a place to stay at for the night during our road trip from Brisbane to Perth we pulled into the Sheba Dams Campground. Sheba Dam is located 10kms outside Nundle near Hanging Rock. It is a free campground and has long drop toilets supplied for you, which is great when you are traveling by [...]

Whale Watching, Gold Coast

By | 2016-10-15T08:43:18+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Australia, Destinations, Oceania, Travel|

  May-November is the only time of the year that you can go watch the whales migrate from and to Antarctica in Queensland. There are plenty of companies down the Gold Coast and up the Sunshine Coast that you can do this with, we used Seaworld Cruises in the Gold Coast. Arriving at Seaworld nice and [...]

The Stunning White Sand Beaches of Rottnest Island, Australia

By | 2016-11-08T03:45:37+00:00 July 24th, 2016|Australia, Destinations, Featured, Oceania, Travel|

Just off the coast of Fremantle in Western Australia sits a beautiful, Mediterranean-esque island that you perhaps would have no idea existed unless you knew about it. This is Rottnest Island, where stunning white sandy beaches merge with warm turquoise water. If you're visiting Perth - Western Australia's capital city - Rottnest Island makes for a [...]