The Three Pubs in the Scrub located just outside Lightning Ridge are remote, ramshackle and probably home to a snake or two. But taking a trip to see them, and the opal fields around Lightning Ridge is a must-do for lovers of all things quirky.
The Elvis Tour of Parkes, NSW: 10 Stops Fit for A King!
As far as I’m aware, Elvis never visited the small town of Parkes, about an hour’s drive from Dubbo in NSW, but he’s certainly making his presence felt now. There’s statues of Elvis, there’s murals of Elvis you can even buy a bit of his hair – so, where should you stop on your Elvis Tour of Parkes?
Bowie-tastic! One Night at the Iconic Carinda Hotel
Back in 1983, David Bowie turned up at the Carinda Hotel in the middle of outback New South Wales with a film crew in tow and created his Let’s Dance video. Nearly forty years later, Differentville arrived with a notepad and a camera phone to follow in his (red-shoe focused) footsteps… so, what did we find?
A Long Awaited Trip to The Big Potato, Robertson
This oval piece of magnificance below, my friends and lovers of the strange, is The Big Potato. And, before you start sniggering at the back, I won’t hear anything negative said about it. I’ve heard it all. Multiple words for poop have been bandied around with The Big in front of them. Underwhelming was also …
19 Fun and Unusual Things to Do in Chinatown, Sydney (and Nearby)
At first glance, you might not think there’s a lot of unusual things to do in Chinatown, Sydney – but if you know where to look in the myraid of restaurants and small alleys full of shops that fill the area you’ll find all sorts of fun things to eat, see and do…. particularly eat. …
Don’t Miss The Dingo Encounter at Bargo Dingo Sanctuary
If you’re looking for something fun to do to break the journey between Sydney and the Southern Highlands, we have the perfect suggestion – a trip to the Bargo Dingo Sanctuary where dingo cuddling is the order of the day.
Good Food, Bad Service! What Really Happens at Karen’s Diner in Sydney
I’ve been here ten minutes. The waiter has insulted my dress, complained about my beer order and flounced off muttering ‘whatever’ once I placed it. He’s now standing looking at his phone ignoring all demands for attention. Normally this would be time to call for the manager, but this is Karen’s Diner in Sydney – and rude service is all part of the fun.
What Happens on the Amazing Co Mystery Picnic, Sydney?…
A Mystery Picnic is kind of like a scavenger hunt for food – but, is it really a great way to spend a day in Sydney? We found out what actually happens on the Mystery Picnic in Sydney’s Darling Harbour and The Rocks.
26 Fun and Unusual Things To Do In Perth
If you’d asked me how many unusual 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 brief discussion about moving there! …
Where to See Kangaroos in Perth: The Amazing John Forrest Tavern And Other Cool Spots
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 read that the John Forrest Tavern and its beer garden of friendly kangaroos near Perth, Western Australia was probably the best place to see kangaroos …