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Road Trip: Driving Melbourne to Uluru

We spent the Easter school holidays driving from Melbourne to Uluru, through the Red Centre, to Alice Springs.  It was an amazing journey into Australia’s Outback and a wonderful chance to see and experience the geographic and cultural diversity of Australia. You can fly direct from Melbourne to Uluru or Alice Springs, but this epic Uluru road trip allows you …

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The Best of Nicaragua: 12 Awesome Things to do in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is just emerging as one of the hottest destinations in Central America.  Word is now out on the country that is coined the land of volcanoes and lakes.  Just a short flight from Canada and the USA, Nicaragua is one of the cheapest and safest destinations in the region.  And unlike its neighbour Costa Rica where development has exploded, …

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Let’s Plan Your Nicaragua Itinerary

So you have heard about this great country just a short flight from Canada and the US where you can see volcanoes, exotic wildlife, unwind on white or black sand beaches and tour colourful colonial cities?  It’s not Costa Rica, where years of development has led to higher prices.  It’s Nicaragua, a country once thought too unstable politically to travel …

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Kerala Itinerary and Highlights

When planning our month long trip to southern India, I spent weeks researching various route options.  We knew we wanted to stick to mostly the state of Kerala, with possible stops in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.  But there just didn’t seem to be a logical order and flow of travel to get to where we wanted to go.  Also, although …


8 Great Ocean Road Highlights

Living in Melbourne, we are lucky enough to have the Great Ocean Road on our doorstep.  One of Australia’s most iconic destinations, this coastal drive is a must for anyone visiting Melbourne. Many tour groups do Great Ocean Road in a very long day trip from Melbourne, but we think you should definitely spend a few nights out on the …