Nimbin is a hilarious little hippy town in New South Wales around an hour’s drive from Byron Bay. There are a number of tours that do day-trips to Nimbin and that is how I visited back in 2007. Nimbin is more of a village than a town and it focuses on environmentally friendly businesses, Read More

Sara and I planned to drive from the Great Ocean Road to Adelaide so we decided to spend a couple of nights in Grampians National Park on the way. It was a rainy day for our drive to Halls Gap so on the way we stopped at the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory for, Read More

We began our Great Ocean Road adventure in Melbourne, where we had booked a rental car from Melbourne to Adelaide for six days through I am sometimes weary of booking rental cars through online third party agencies, but was very happy when I found out that our rental was being provided by Thrifty’s. We, Read More

I have always heard great things about Melbourne and was really looking forward to visiting the city. People have always told me that Melbourne is the “Cultural Capital” of Australia and that I could expect lots of wonderful coffee shops, independent restaurants, live music, and unique bars. After a few days in Melbourne, I, Read More

To see the West MacDonnell Range and West MacDonnell National Park, Sara and I booked an Emu Run day tour for $110 each. A map of the stops along the tour is shown below:

My second trip to Australia began in Alice Springs after narrowly catching my connecting flight from Melbourne. I had taken the direct flight from Dubai to Melbourne, which was over 14 hours long, and was unable to sleep the entire way. I made it through customs in Melbourne without a problem but fell asleep, Read More

When I think of Australia, the first things that come to mind are beaches, deadly reptiles, and surfing. Therefore, my goal on my trip to Australia was to find beaches, avoid snakes, and learn how to surf. I found a surf camp called Surfaris (  which had everything I was looking for in a, Read More