Australia Lodging

Lodging: When traveling across Eastern Australia we found lots of options for accommodations. Here is a guide to Australia from very cheap to the very expensive. We mostly stayed in along the way. We made St. Kilda our home for 1 month at an Air Bnb about 500 feet off...

Australia Local transportation

Local Transportation: While in Melbourne we experienced one of the best public transport systems in the world. Here you can catch a tram, bus or train outside the city limits and be headed toward the city within 5 minutes. The Tram’s are very clean and they have a...

Australia food

Food: The Australian food was very similar to what you can find in the US.  It also had a melting pot of ethnic food like back home in the United states from Italian, Thai, Indian, or Chinese, and Japanese food. While in Melborne we discover two restaurants that are...

Australia Fun things to do

Fun: I know most of you think the average Australian lives in the desert among the kangaroos and red sand. Not to burst your bubble, but they have one of the best beach communities in the world. Since most the Aussies live within 1 hour of the ocean there are a lot of...

Australia Wildlife

Wildlife Uncaged. Want to experience Kangaroos hopping about in the a great open plain? Koalas lounging, taking a nap in a eucalyptus tree on a summer’s afternoon? While it’s cool to see animals at the zoo it’s never quite like seeing them while you’re on a walk or...

Great Ocean Road

Melbourne to the Great Ocean Road Self-Guided Tour So you have heard the Great Ocean Road is beautiful, but “What are the highlights?”  Where do you start? Can I do a self-guided tour? Save your $96 USD/person on a bus tour. Below, we have outlined a self-guided tour...