Australia

Cool street art is one thing you'll see if you take an Oh Hey WA walking tour in Perth. Here's why we loved it.

Walking with the Oh Hey WA Tour in Perth

One of the (many) highlights of my recent trip to Perth was a walking tour of the city by a lady called Adie at Oh Hey WA tours…I learned more about Perth in the two hours I spent walking with Adie than I had done doing hours of research online….
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Pretty much every visitor to Sydney will end up in Circular Quay, but what is there to do once you've seen the Opera House and HArbour Bridge? We've 16 quirky, fun things you might not see anywhere else.

16 Fun Things To Do In Circular Quay

Chances are if you’re visiting Sydney, you’re going to end up in Circular Quay. It’s the access point to the Opera House, the place where you get on the iconic Manly Ferry, it’s home to bars, restaurants and buskers with didgeridoos, but there are also some less well known, more…
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There's a David Bowie mural in Paddington, Sydney - but it's not the only place in the city with a link to Bowie. Here's where else Bowie lovers might like to stop on a trip to Sydney.

There’s a David Bowie Mural in Sydney

It’s two years today since the singer David Bowie died and while tributes will pour in at the famous mural in London’s Brixton, but there’s also a David Bowie mural here in Sydney. It’s on the wall of The Blender Gallery, in Elizabeth Street in Paddington, a shopping and residential…
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Want to find 20 fun things to do in Perth - we've got them. From the pub where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos to the best street art (and how to find it).

20 Fun Things To Do In Perth

If you’d asked me how many fun things to do in Perth would be on this list before I went there, I’d probably have said less than 10 – but boy was I wrong. I found so many fun and different things to do on this trip, there was a…
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Foundation Park is a piece of hidden history in Sydney's the Rocks. Part living museum, part art exhibit it shows you how people really lived in this historic district - and hardly anyone knows it's there.

Foundation Park, The Rocks. A Piece of Hidden History.

The other day I was wandering through The Rocks in Sydney when I noticed something unusual – a load of huge furniture seemingly stuck in the middle of nowhere!¬† No, IKEA hadn’t opened an inner-city branch, seems I’d stumbled across Foundation Park, a bit of hidden history tucked away from…
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If you're looking for where to see kangaroos in Perth, we'd suggest the John Forrest Tavern - it's a pub with a beer garden full of wild roos.

John Forrest Tavern: Where to See Kangaroos in Perth

One of my fondest travel memories was visiting a beer garden in Germany frequented by deer – we drank steins, they nibbled grass – it was great. So when I heard about the John Forrest Tavern and its beer garden of friendly kangaroos near Perth, Western Australia it immediately became…
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Muriel's Wedding:The Musical has an on stage wedding guest ticket option. But what's it like to be in the show?

How To Be On Stage In Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical

Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical is currently the hot stage show to see in Sydney, but what you might not realise is you can actually go on stage and be part of the performance with an On Stage Wedding Guest ticket – but what exactly does that¬†involve? I found out (the…
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My (Five Year) Quest for a Quokka Selfie

Look at that face, isn’t it cute – the furry thing, not me! Well, as simple a snap as this seems, it took nearly five years, at least one close encounter with poo and about 200 outtakes to achieve. Here’s my story of attempting to get the perfect quokka selfie…
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Australia’s Most Unusual Toilets

Brilliant blue sky, red earth as far as the eye can see, the chance of a roo hopping past – it’s the perfect Australian image…and it’s of a toilet. Welcome to my pick of Australia’s most interesting and unusual toilets – and a chat with the woman who photographs them….
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