After years of following the straight and narrow path, it’s time for a little adventure. Time to follow the red dirt road to Australia’s rugged Outback, the rising steam to New Zealand’s bubbling mud pools and the sandy trails of Hawaii’s breezy beaches. The fascinating cities, landscapes and wonders of South Pacific and Hawaii are waiting for travelers to throw caution … [Read more...]
Australia and New Zealand Vacation Planning Tips
Insider tips, guides, photos and videos to help you get the most out of your Australia or New Zealand vacation.
With a mix of togetherness and independent pursuits, family harmony comes easy amidst the glaciers, fiords, and snowcapped national parks on New Zealand’s South Island as shared by Candyce H. Stapen. Fjords, snow-capped peaks, glaciers you can walk on, silky blue lakes, rain forests laced with beech trees and feathered with ferns, as well as mountains green with wild thyme … [Read more...]
Ben Lerwill savors the urban delights of Melbourne, one of many Crystal cruise ports on a Australia sailing, before taking time out in the little known Wilsons Promontory National Park. I’ve been in Melbourne for less than 24 hours, but I’m already learning that one of the city’s greatest dangers is to walk through the Queen Victoria Market while hungry. It’s the biggest … [Read more...]
Couples looking for an adventurous start to their marriage may consider a honeymoon escape to the Land Down Under. In order to make the most out of your Australian honeymoon, you and your new spouse might want to consider booking a cruise. By cruising along the continent, you will have the opportunity to experience many magnificent cities and enjoy the local culture … [Read more...]
Tauranga, a charming New Zealand coastal town, is famous for its endless white beaches and world-class surfing. When the sun sets on the aptly named “Bay of Plenty”, visitors have plenty of vibrant choices for nighttime entertainment. Whether you’re dining on delectable seafood delicacies, sampling New Zealand’s best wines, or stargazing on the beach, here are five must-do … [Read more...]