Four days of wildlife: Escape to Kangaroo Island

For most visitors to Australia, seeing our beautiful wildlife is high on the list of things to do while they’re here. Some people think this wildlife must be everywhere (I recall one of my family members in France asking me if I had kangaroos in my Melbourne backyard). Sadly no. And chances are that if they restrict their visit to our cities visitors may never...

The Isle of Pines – A Little Piece of Paradise

The Isle of Pines or “Ile des Pins” is a small island situated in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of New Caledonia, a French colony. It takes around thirty minutes by plane to get there from Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia. The plane ride is quite stunning as you get to see all of the surrounding islands along the way and the amazing shades of blues of the sea. If...

A Perfect Weekend in Beautiful Sydney

After eight years, we recently made it back to Sydney for another visit. I have a soft spot for this city. It was the first city I explored in Australia. I was in my early twenties, living in London working three jobs to help me realise my dream – to travel to Australia.

View from Macquarie Point