Food, Wine, and Luxury in Margaret River

I’m recently back from 2 fabulous weeks down under, most of which was spent in the stunning Margaret River area of Western Australia. For those who don’t know, Margaret River is one of Australia’s top locations for wine (at least in my humble opinion). It’s also home to one of the Great Walks of Australia, Read More…

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Melbourne

Food, food, food! That’s what it’s all about today. Really, is there anything else? I’ve just returned from my most recent trip to Australia, and I had a great time exploring Melbourne’s famous culinary scene! Below are my personal recommendations for your stay in Melbourne. Melbourne’s graffiti-covered laneways make for great photo ops! Within the Read More…

Grand Golf Experiences in New Zealand

My husband and I are both avid international golfers, so we both love hitting the links together to enjoy some friendly competition and a beverage or two on the course. But I know for many of my clients, this isn’t always the case. What I tend to see with couples is one golf fanatic and Read More…

5 Myths About Koalas

Guest post from Janine Duffy – Director of Marketing & Wildlife Research, Echidna Walkabout (Melbourne) Koalas are so cute, they could be mythical creatures. Maybe that’s why there are so many popular myths about them. In honor of Wild Koala Day, coming May 3, here are 5 koala myths debunked. 1. Koalas are drunk or Read More…

Adventures in India

With 1.2 billion people, India offers incredible diversity through cityscapes, rural life, historical sites, rich food, varied religions, and handicrafts. Often, the first associations to India are the Taj Mahal, the vast difference between rich and poor, and food often consisting of curry that leads to tummy aches. I am here to tell you that there Read More…

Is All Inclusive Right for You?

How do you know if your resort is all inclusive? Resorts in Fiji, Tahiti, and other South Pacific island destinations are typically half board, full board, or all inclusive. Many people assume that all inclusive is always the best value for money, but it all depends on your location and your travel style! Half Board Read More…

Encounter with a Koala

Guest post from Janine Duffy – Director of Marketing & Wildlife Research, Echidna Walkabout (Melbourne) Slowly the huge koala backed down the tree. Muscles across his back and shoulders bulged as he took most of his weight on his arms, his short legs braced against the trunk. He didn’t look around as he climbed. There Read More…

Ultimate Guide to the Whitsunday Islands

If you’re planning a trip to Australia, odds are you’ll want to visit the Great Barrier Reef. You can make this bucket list item extra special by visiting the Whitsunday Islands, where you can stay on the reef itself, surrounded by sparkling blue waters and colorful marine life. A recent poll of 10,000 domestic and Read More…