The Granite Island Sculpture Trail: All You Need to Know

Hamburger Sculpture on the Granite Island Sculpture Trail, South Australia

You’ve got to love a place where the sky is blue, the sea is bluer and looming on the horizon is a giant fibreglass burger! This is the start of the new Granite Island Sculpture Trail on Granite Island, near Victor Harbour in SA – and just one of the cool things you can do …

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17 Unusual Things To Do In Adelaide

Street art mural of Steve Irwin in Adelaide

Adelaide is known as the city of churches – but there aren’t any of those in this article. There are however 17 other quirky, fun and unusual things to do in Adelaide that you might want to try. Hire a BBQ Buoy These floating round boats are available to hire at Pinky Flat, close to …

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Trailhopper: The Easy McLaren Vale Wine Tour

Vineyard in McClaren Vale as visited on the Trailihopper Bus

One of the big problems when visiting wineries in Australia is that they tend to be found in gorgeous rolling countryside (aka the middle of nowhere) which means either you have to stay overnight (pricey), someone has to drive and not drink (irritating for them) or you get stuck on a wine bus tour with …

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What’s Inside The d’Arenberg Cube, McClaren Vale?

Amazing black and white cube shaped building. The D'Arenberg Cube, McClaren Vale

The d’Arenberg Cube is probably the most controversial addition to the landscape of Adelaide’s McLaren Vale wine region – ever. A five-storey black and white cube that stands Transformer-like above the genteel fields of sprawling low vines that surround it, you can see it for miles. But while the outside is striking, the inside is …

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Glebe Foreshore Walk, Sydney: 10 Quirky Sights Not To Miss

Girl sitting on large green troll near Glebe Foreshore Walk, Sydney

The Glebe Foreshore Walk is a 2km paved path that runs from Rozelle Bay in Sydney’s West round, past the waters of Blackwattle Bay to Pyrmont close to the city. It’s one of Sydney’s best walks and every day it teams with walkers, runners, cyclists and happy dogs. But it’s also packed with a surprising …

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Oceanic Victor: Swim With Tuna near Adelaide. We Did. It was Brilliant.

The Oceanic Victor circular floating aquarium in the middle of the sea

It looks like the lair of a Bond Villian, but Oceanic Victor’s floating HQ just off Granite Island near Victor Harbor, South Australia actually conceals something far more exciting – tuna fish you can swim with and sharks you can cuddle! We went in for a dip with both. Disclosure: I was given the chance …

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Cute Roos, Great Views: The Big Rocking Horse, Adelaide

The Big Rocking Horse, Near Adelaide

Just outside of Adelaide, South Australia in a town called Gumeracha stands The Big Rocking Horse, Adelaide. It’s officially The Biggest Rocking Horse in the World, was voted the No1 Big Aussie Icon by Wotif – and, guess what…you can climb it. But scaling the BRH isn’t the only thing to do here, there’s added …

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BBQ Buoys Adelaide: The Most Fun Thing We Did in The City

BBQ Buoys BBQ boat on the River Torrens, Adelaide

BBQ Buoys might sound like a bad boyband or a street gang who come at their enemies wielding sausages, but it’s actually one of the most fun things you can do in Adelaide. We gave one a spin (literally) down the River Torrens and had an absolute blast. The concept of the BBQ Buoys in …

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The Best Place to Swim With Wild Dolphins Near Sydney

Wild dolphin jumping photographed on the Dolphin Swim near Sydney

Did you know that dolphins are attracted to people singing? Neither did I until I got chatting to my friend and journalist Niki Waldegrave about her experience swimming with dolphins in Nelson Bay about two and a half hours drive from Sydney. Thankfully she was so thrilled with her day out with the pointy-nosed ones …

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The Tracey Emin Birds, Sydney – Here’s Where To Find Them

Small bronze bird on a wall - one of the Tracey Emin birds in Sydney

British artist Tracey Emin has installed 67 tiny birds in an area of the Sydney CBD and the idea is kind of like an arty Pokemon Go as you try and spot them all – of course, I had to go and try. Here’s my guide to where to find the Tracey Emin birds in …

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