Christchurch Gondola Hike

New Zealand is probably the number one country I have been dying to visit. I remember how I used to sit in front of the television enthralled by the ads that came on advertising all the wonderful things you could…

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A Guide to the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast on Australia’s east coast sits between Brisbane and Byron Bay. The most well-known draw to this part of Australia is the surfing, so much so that one of the cities of the Gold Coast is even called…

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A Week in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a wonderful, coastal town with a village-feel that reminded me a lot of Hawaii. Palm-tree lined streets, vegan food joints, a laid back vibe and barefoot people coming back from a day of surfing. It makes you…

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A Day in Newrybar

Newrybar is a tiny historical village in the hinterland of Byron Bay. It’s a sleepy little place with a few sweet shops to rummage through and a delightful restaurant where you can sit and watch the day go by. It’s…

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A Weekend in Brisbane

Brisbane is a big city nestled on Australia’s east coast about half-way between Sydney and Cairns. Brisbane was actually a pleasant surprise and I immensely enjoyed my weekend in the city, thanks mostly due to the beautiful nature I found…

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