Round the World in 40 Days: Stage 6 – Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef

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After a seven hour overnight flight from Hong Kong, we were ready for a relaxing day in Brisbane, before driving north through Queensland to Bundaberg and our Great Barrier Reef adventure. Our hire car, a Toyota Camry, was booked through Holiday Autos. I …

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Your Pounds Go Further This Year – Travel News

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Early last year I posted an article Make Your Pounds Go Further. This advised how to make the most of your holiday money, following a fall in the value of the pound over the previous twelve months. The good news is …

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Brisbane and SE Queensland, Australia – Round the World: Stage 5

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The weather during my exploration of New South Wales had been, to say the least, rather inclement. So I was very much hoping that the Queensland stage of my Round the World Trip would live up to its billing as the ‘Sunshine State’. I must admit …

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New South Wales, Australia – Round the World: Stage 4

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After driving through some of the most scenic parts of Victoria, the next stage of my Round the World in 50 Days trip took me to Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, visiting Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory along the way. …

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Victoria, Australia – Round the World: Stage 3

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After a pleasant, relaxed stay in Tasmania, Stage 3 of my Round the World in 50 Days trip took me to the Australian mainland and the state of Victoria. Although the smallest of the mainland states, it is the most densely populated and …

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Tasmania – Round the World in 50 Days: Stage 2

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Tasmania has a temperate climate and compact size, about three quarters that of Ireland. It lets you get a feel of Australia without having to contend with the vast distances and the sometimes extreme temperatures of the mainland. Well that’s how …

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