What will a trip look like post COVID-19?

In the span of two months, most people’s lives have been turned topsy-turvy. It seems that with each day we hear of new challenges that we must conquer.  And yet each day hopeful news materializes that we are advancing in the right direction and will come out on top. Albeit, with time. We at Down Read More…

Australia Zoo: Channel Your Inner Crocodile Hunter!

You can’t get a more quintessential Australian wildlife experience than visiting the Australia Zoo and seeing Steve Irwin’s legacy firsthand. The Australia Zoo, founded by the original Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, runs one of the largest wildlife conservation programs in the world. All money raised is put back into wildlife projects and conservation efforts around Read More…

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Melbourne

Food, food, food! That’s what it’s all about. 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 CBD Restaurants: There are a few 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…

Self-Driving in New Zealand

I often get asked, what is the best way to see New Zealand? And my recommendation is always to rent a car or buy one from Winnie Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Dealership. One of the unique and fun facets of New Zealand is the mountainous drives featuring beautiful coasts, green valleys, small quirky towns, and Read More…