Tourism Australia has launched its latest campaign to attract overseas visitors to come and visit, but frankly it leaves me a bit baffled. The latest ambassador for promoting Australia to the world is a CGI (computer generated image) kangaroo. Yes really, a cartoon character called Ruby the roo. The character will be voiced by Aussie… Read More Australia – Come and Say G’day
To me, an important part of holidaying is to delve into the history of places to really gain an insight into how and why towns and cities were established and the stories of the people who lived and died there. Adelaide River is a little over an hour from Darwin in the Northern Territory and… Read More Adelaide River War Cemetery
No trip to Darwin in the dry season would be complete without an evening at the Mindl Beach Market. These markets have now been running for more than 30 years and are held every Thursday and Sunday from the end of April through to the end of October every year. Thursday is usually the bigger… Read More Mindl Beach Sunset Market – Darwin
Everyone is heading to northern Australia at this time of year, escaping the cold wintery conditions of the south, and this year in particular there are more people than ever travelling. I’ve written a recent piece for CamperMate on the journey north which is dubbed, The Explorers Way, which you can read about here. For… Read More Darwin Street Art
One of my favourite things to do whether on holidays or at home is to go to a good weekend market. There are so many clever crafty, tasty, growing, reading, arty discoveries to be made. Not to mention it’s a great way to get yourself out for a walk and take in what towns have… Read More It’s the Weekend Where’s the Market?
We left Western Australia with some sadness, thinking about all the good times and great experiences we had in that state. That now makes it every mainland state and territory in Australia that I’ve been to. Pretty happy with that! We headed into the Northern Territory, a place we’ve been to quite a few times… Read More Destination Darwin