The best places to see the stars on a clear, Adelaide night

February 28, 2020, chris Adelaide Fun Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

  Are you planning a stargazing trip this summer? Adelaide is a fabulous spot, because it’s not only a cool city, but it’s also a central location from which to base your nights spent staring up. If you’re flying into Adelaide and want to get out and about to the best stargazing spots around South […]

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Essential Australian road trip slang

February 10, 2020, chris Fun Tips

  The hardest thing about exploring Australia in a car isn’t getting lost; it’s understanding the locals. Aussies have their own vocabulary when it comes to driving and most of it sounds pretty confusing to overseas visitors. If you are in Australia for the first time and looking to hire a car, here is a handy guide to some of […]

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Why you should head to New Zealand’s Writer’s Festival

April 30, 2019, Chester S Events Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips

  If Sydney’s Writer Festival doesn’t sate your literary needs, or you’re unable to make it to it, never fear. Just across the ditch, New Zealand has it’s own renowned Auckland Writer’s Festival which has been running for 19 years! This is no small deal either – in 2018, over 200 of the world’s best […]

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Harry Potter and the Melbourne Road trip

April 16, 2019, Chester S Events Fun Melbourne Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

If you ever had an excuse to get hyped about the wizarding world, it's now. The magical stage show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', the eighth story in the series that took the world by storm, has landed in Melbourne.   Far from where JK Rowling first found herself enchanted with the idea of Hogwarts and […]

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The best fishing experiences along Australia’s East Coast

April 9, 2019, Chester S Cairns Fun Road Trips Sunshine Coast Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Is it any surprise that along a coastline filled with great diving locations and the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll also find some of the world’s best fishing destinations? Marine life swarms Australia’s waters, creating the perfect environment for a day spent out on the boat.  Load up your Sydney airport hire car with your favourite […]

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Where to find the best lighthouses in NZ’s North Island

April 3, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Unusual destinations to drive to

Considering that New Zealand is a country of islands, it shouldn't surprise you that its shores are scattered with lighthouses. Maritime New Zealand alone manages 23 lighthouses, and there are more that are maintained by harbour authorities. While the practicality of lighthouses makes them an essential feature for coastal regions, it's also impossible to deny […]

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Are you ready to take on the Sydney Writers’ Festival?

April 1, 2019, Chester S Events Fun Sydney

Every year, Sydney becomes a book lover's dream. Up to a hundred thousand people converge on the city, eager to take part in the sharing of ideas, literature and storytelling. It's a celebration of books and their writers, as well as all that read them. If you're a bookworm at heart, the Sydney Writers' Festival […]

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Visiting the extreme points of NZ’s North Island

March 28, 2019, Chester S Fun New Zealand Road Trips Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

New Zealand is a small country with a lot to offer. In one day you can go from mountains to beaches, as well as passing through cities on the way. Diversity is jam-packed into two little islands. One major benefit of having everything so close at hand is that you can literally fit in the […]

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4 great Australian spots for swimming with marine life

March 13, 2019, Chester S Adelaide Fun Road Trips Sydney Tips

Australia's waters hold something for everyone, whether you're an adrenaline seeker or enjoy activities that are a little more relaxing. If you're wanting to visit underwater creatures along the East Coast, here are four great spots to check out.   1. Cage diving with sharks in Port Lincoln, SA  Strap in for a full-day adventure. Located […]

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What you can’t miss in Australia’s Blue Mountains

March 1, 2019, Chester S Fun Road Trips Sydney Unusual destinations to drive to

Not more than two hours drive outside of Sydney you’ll find mountain ranges covered in eucalyptus trees. Hidden amongst the overwhelming greenery you’ll find waterfalls, trails, caves, botanic gardens and so much more. The Blue Mountains are a necessary stop for any Australian road tripper, so make sure you grab your hire car from the airport! […]

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