Australia

Should you Climb Uluru? It seems like an inspirational feat for many travelers to Australia. But pause before you climb, There are several reasons why it’s not a good idea. Read more >
Too many Americans tell me they won’t travel to Australia as we have too many things that will kill them! No!!!! Here’s how to stay safe and love the thrill of it Read more >
Without a doubt, Australia is one of the most amazing countries to explore. Full of natural wonders, unique wildlife and dazzling beaches. There is so much to see and do, and what better way to go travelling around Australia and Read more >
Looking for ideas on things to do in Busselton, WA? Busselton, Western Australia is the gateway to the Margaret River region, a luscious area where wine, craft beer, gourmet food, beaches and surfing is part of daily life. Besides being Read more >
“Don’t dawdle or we’ll miss it,” I warned the three boys. We were nearly at the summit of Mount Cordeaux and I could see glimpses of gold and crimson through the trees. As we climbed the last few metres of rock Read more >
Brunswick Heads on the NSW North Coast is a wonderful place for family holiday camping. Check out Reflections Holiday Parks Massey Greene. Read more >
When you hear the name Gold Coast, you probably associate the destination with golden beaches, theme parks, and nightclubs. After recently living in Burleigh Heads for 18 months and going inland and exploring the Gold Coast Hinterland, I’m happy to Read more >
After spending a few days exploring Coonamble and The Pilliga, we headed east to Coonabarabran – the gateway to the Warrumbungle Mountains. Coonabarabran in Central New South Wales is a gorgeous little town. We had driven through it countless times Read more >
When I was younger, I remember hearing someone jokingly say that New South Wales stood for Newcastle, Sydney and Woolongong. Meaning that nothing interesting existed on the western side of the Great Dividing Range. But I’m here to tell you Read more >
It didn’t take the kids much to twist our arms and have us agree to take a road trip with their cousins to Dubbo in central west NSW. It was, after all, the very location where T and I had Read more >

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Using Pre-paid Travel Money Cards

My brother first told me about prepaid travel money cards a couple of years ago. He and his wife used a cash passport for their year long trip through South America and raved about how easy and convenient it was. Read more >