Australia

A day of Wine and Fruit in the Australia’s Yarra Valley

A day of Wine and Fruit in the Australia’s Yarra Valley

I like my wine. But how much do I really know about it? Well, there’s red and white, Riesling is from Germany, Shiraz is sort of spicy, like a lady it has legs and body, and a swirl and a sniff is crucial to the flavor. Before my trip to the Yarra Valley in Victoria, Australia(…)

Getting to Know: Porcupine Gorge, Australia

Getting to Know: Porcupine Gorge, Australia

My wife and I had lived in Townsville, Australia, for around three years and had been pretty much everywhere along the coast from Cairns to Mackay before we decided it was time to head inland over a long Easter weekend. We read about Porcupine Gorge and liked the look of Hughenden, so we booked a(…)

Travel Blogger, Hilary Billings in the Running for Australia’s Best Job in the World

Travel Blogger, Hilary Billings in the Running for Australia’s Best Job in the World

Tourism Australia has been running a worldwide campaign, seeking six lucky winners to fill unbelievable job descriptions. These are seriously some of the best jobs in the world, including wildlife caretaker, lifestyle photographer, park ranger, and outback adventurer (Yeah, that’s really a “job“!). The contest generated the interest of over 600,000 applicants. And out of(…)