4 fun-filled excursions for Father’s Day

August 14, 2019, contentadmin Sydney

Father’s Day: If anyone deserves a day devoted to them, it’s dear ol’ Dad. Australia is one of a small handful of countries that celebrate Father’s Day, and with the holiday fast approaching, make this one especially memorable by spending time with the guy who loves you the most. If you live in Australia or happen to […]

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Find the perfect hot dog in Sydney

July 19, 2019, contentadmin Sydney

Served in a bun, straight on a plate or stuck with a stick, hot dogs can hit the spot. While they’re often enjoyed in the warm days of summer – in Australia and elsewhere – they’re devoured year round. True, America is perhaps the most well-known country for hot dog consumption – with a whopping 7 […]

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Exploring the Kaimanawa Forest Park

June 20, 2019, contentadmin New Zealand

Around an hour’s drive from Taupo, Kaimanawa Forest Park is a time capsule of life in New Zealand before humans walked the Earth. These rolling, tree-covered hills offer plenty to explore with varying levels of difficulty, making it the perfect stop on your North Island road trip. Where is the Kaimanawa Forest Park? Made up of several […]

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Staving off sickness on your road trip

June 6, 2019, contentadmin Uncategorized

The east coast of Australia is one of few places in the world that provides a picturesque road trip opportunity all year round – even in winter. However, nobody is immune to the coughs and colds that come with the changing season. Here, we break down our tips for staving off winter sickness on your road […]

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Winter road tripping tips for New Zealand and Australia

May 27, 2019, contentadmin New Zealand

Don’t let winter scare you off the idea of a road trip. The colder season has a lot to offer travellers who are willing to change things up and escape the popular summer months.  Here’s how you can make the most of a winter getaway in your East Coast hire car.  Focus on the winter attractions […]

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The wild attractions of Kangaroo Island

May 16, 2019, contentadmin Uncategorized

Despite the name, you’ll find a lot more to this island than just kangaroos. A veritable zoo when it comes to wild life, Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third largest offshore land mass and is home to animals, humans and some great experiences. The best thing? With a ferry ready to transport you and your Adelaide hire car across […]

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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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What to do when visiting Stradbroke Island

April 18, 2019, Chester S Brisbane Gold Coast Tips Unusual destinations to drive to

On a quiet island peninsula just off the coast of Brisbane, you'll find a little slice of paradise to slow down your East Coast road trip. Easily accessible by car or ferry, Stradbroke Island is culturally significant for the Quandamooka people, who call it Minjerribah. With no shortage of activities available to help you reconnect with […]

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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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