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Newcastle, New South Wales – Everything You Must See And Do

Newcastle, New South Wales – Everything You Must See And Do

Affectionately known as ‘Newy’ by the locals, this bustling port city is often overshadowed by its more famous counterparts, Sydney and Melbourne. However, Newcastle is a hidden gem with its own unique history, culture, and natural beauty that is just waiting to be discovered. Fun Fact: Did you know that Newcastle is Australia’s second oldest … Read more

Darwin, Northern Territory – The Ultimate Guide

Darwin is not only the gateway to your journey into the wild, rugged Top End of Australia, but it’s also an adventure all on its own. The Northern Territory capital might be small in size, more closely resembling a town for those from the southern states, but it really is a city with its own … Read more
Cairns, Queensland

Cairns, Queensland – The Ultimate Guide

I have absolutely no doubt that Cairns is high on your list of destinations to visit around Australia. With the Great Barrier Reef and one side and the Daintree Rainforest on the other, there are plenty of reasons to visit this tropical destination in Far North Queensland. Did you know that Cairns attracts over 3 … Read more
Cairns, Queensland

Cairns, Queensland – Everything You Must See And Do

Gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, it’s easy to understand why Cairns is such a popular destination. The tropical city in Far North Queensland has something to appeal to all travellers, be it from simply relaxing by the beach to adventurously exploring all of the natural wonders. A trip … Read more
Townsville, Queensland

Townsville, Queensland – The Ultimate Guide

No matter if you’re just planning on stopping into Townsville as part of a road trip up (or down) the east coast of Australia, or visiting it as a destination all on its own, the regional city has plenty to offer! The unofficial capital of North Queensland (not to be mistaken for Far North Queensland), … Read more
The Strand, Townsville

Townsville, Queensland – Everything You Must See And Do

While Townsville might not have the same touristy reputation as either nearby Cairns or Airlie Beach, that doesn’t mean it’s short of its own attractions. Often underrated, Townsville is a dynamic city on the tropical northeastern coast of Australia. Surrounded by some of the most amazing natural wonders Queensland has to offer. So what is … Read more
Brisbane, Queensland - The Ultimate Guide

Brisbane, Queensland – The Ultimate Guide

Don’t tell the other cities, but Brisbane is the young and fun capital of Australia… Really setting the tone for the rest of Queensland. Paired with its year-round good weather and a bustling outdoor dining and rooftop bar scene, the river city of Brisvegas, as it’s known colloquially, is a lot more relaxed and casual … Read more
Everything you need to know before you go to Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland – Everything You Must See And Do

As the premier tourism state in Australia with destinations like Cairns and the Gold Coast, it should be no surprise that the Queensland capital city, Brisbane, also offers an abundance of its own attractions to draw tourists in. But where those other destinations draw people in with their beaches, in Brisbane it’s the history, the … Read more
Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

Pacific Highway – Best Places To Stop Between Brisbane and Sydney

The drive between Brisbane and Sydney is a vastly different prospect from what it was just a few years ago. After what seems like an eternity, the vast majority of the upgrades to the Pacific Highway are finally complete, and the route is now effectively motorway/freeway for almost the entire journey. Following the coast between … Read more

New Zealand

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Queenstown, New Zealand - The Ultimate Guide

Queenstown, New Zealand – The Ultimate Guide

A bustling resort town surrounded by natural beauty, Queenstown is probably best known as the action sports capital of the world. But it’s not just thrill seekers that flock to Queenstown. With a thriving restaurant and art scene, there are so many reasons to visit this South Island destination. Originally a gold-mining town founded in … Read more
What Is It Like Arriving At The Queenstown International Airport

Queenstown, New Zealand – Everything You Must See And Do

Cradled by the stunning snow-capped mountain ranges and framed by the crystal-clear waters of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is one of, if not the, most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. With its combination of adrenaline-filled adventure and natural beauty, it’s easy to see why. Luckily for you’ve been fortunate to visit Queenstown several times, so … Read more
New Zealand - The Ultimate Guide For First Time Visitors

New Zealand – The Ultimate Guide For First Time Visitors

New Zealand is a natural wonder… No doubt about it. From the volcanic landscape of the North Island to the snow-capped mountains of the South Island. The landscapes alone make it a stunning place to visit, and that is before you get into anything else that the island nation has to offer. I’ve been very … Read more

11 Must Do Things In Rotorua

New Zealand’s volcanic activity is most notable with the steamy geothermal landscape of Rotorua. A tourism hub on the North Island, Rotorua has so much to offer in terms of cultural, natural and action sports experiences and in some ways could be considered a mini Queenstown if you can’t make it down to the South … Read more
Auckland, New Zealand

Everything You Need To Know Before You Go To Auckland

Planning your first trip to Auckland? Then I’ve got plenty of tips to help you make the most of the experience from the second that you arrive. If you haven’t already seen it, I’ve also put together a fairly comprehensive guide of things you should know before you visit New Zealand with a lot of … Read more
Auckland, New Zealand

7 Must Do Things In Auckland

Continuing to build on my tips and advice for travelling around New Zealand, I thought I would give you my picks of the things that you must do while you are in Auckland. Auckland is the biggest most populated city in New Zealand (but not its capital. Fun Fact Wellington is actually the capital of … Read more

United States of America

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Oracle Park, San Francisco

Guide to Traveling to Oracle Park for a San Francisco Giants Game

Baseball is known as the American pastime, so what better to add to your San Francisco itinerary than attending a Major League Baseball (MLB) game? Not only does one of the most historic teams in the league call San Francisco home, the San Francisco Giants. They play their home games at one of the most … Read more
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

New York, New York – Everything You Must See And Do

There is so much to see and do in New York that no matter how long you spend in the city, you’ll always feel like you haven’t seen and done it all. With the ever-changing nature of this fast-paced city, there is always something new to discover as well. That all said, here are some … Read more
Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco

San Francisco, California – Everything You Must See And Do

As I touched on in my Ultimate Guide to San Francisco, the city has so much to offer. Featuring some of the most iconic sites in California, if not the entire United States, it’s no wonder that San Francisco is such an iconic tourist destination Let’s take a look at everything you must see and … Read more
Guide to Traveling to Yankee Stadium for a New York Yankees Game

Guide to Traveling to Yankee Stadium for a New York Yankees Game

Very few sporting teams are as instantly recognisable as the New York Yankees, from their iconic logo to their pinstripe uniforms. As one of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball with 27 World Series Championships, the Yankees have a well-established legacy of excellence and tradition, making them one of the most iconic and … Read more
Guide to Traveling to Madison Square Garden for a NBA or NHL Game

Guide to Traveling to Madison Square Garden for a NBA or NHL Game

New York being the metropolis that it is, means that the city is big enough for not just one team in each of the major sporting leagues in the United States but two. And you better believe that a couple of sports teams not only call New York home but also share the iconic area … Read more
New York City, New York – The Ultimate Guide

New York City, New York – The Ultimate Guide

“The Big Apple”, “The City That Never Sleeps”, or simply just NYC, no matter how you refer to it, New York City is one of the world’s most iconic and exciting destinations. From the bright lights of Times Square and Broadway to the history contained in its world-class museums, there is quite literally something for … Read more

Bali's Tanah Lot Temple

Everything You Need To Know Before You Go To Bali

Bali is a stunning place to visit, but there are a few things that you should really know before you get there for the first time. Other the last several years, I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Bali a couple of times. So I’ve picked a few tips and suggestions that will definitely make things … Read more
Bali, Indonesia

Photos To Inspire Your Next Trip To Bali

Bali is such a beautiful destination to travel too. I just love its culture, scenery and amazing temples. So every time I get over there, I can’t help but try to showcase the best that the island has to offer. I really hope this small selection of photos that I’ve captured will help inspire you … Read more
Sunset - Bali, Indonesia

10 Must Do Things In Bali

I’ve been fortunate enough to go to Bali a few times now. So I know a thing or two about what makes the island destination so attractive to tourists and travellers alike. That said it can be a little daunting while planning your trip to Bali, especially if you’ve not been to an Asian country … Read more
Bali's Tanah Lot Temple

Bali… You’ve changed.

Bali, you’re fantastic place to visit, but you’ve changed, like a lot! Recently I have been extremely busy recently running my business InSyde Media, so travelling overseas and getting away for a proper holiday has been an extremely rare occurrence for me in recent years. On my first real opportunity have a break I did … Read more

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