The biggest gold nugget ever found was found right here in Victoria. The first nugget called the ‘Welcome Stranger Nugget’ (named because it was a welcome find) was found by a Cornish man in Ballarat…
Things to do in Melbourne that take under 5 hours!Read more "A few hours in Melbourne…"
“Who Dares Wins’” The SAS motto etched into the steps you ascend before Rap Jumping face first down Urban Central Accommodation, a 25mtr/seven story building in South Wharf Melbourne. Seriously! This kind of rappelling is known as ‘Aussie Rappel’ because it was developed by the Aussies. Of course it was, the Aussies are a mad bunch!! […]Read more "S/He who Dares wins!"
Some info on getting started in AustraliaRead more "Welcome to Australia"
During the month of July, Sovereign Hill turns into a Winter Wonderland. Visitors to Australia may not know but as Christmas falls in Summer, we also celebrate it in July when it is winter, to get that real Christmassy feel. Visitors to Sovereign Hill can take a stroll down the main street as snow flakes […]Read more "Sovereign Hill Winter Wonderlights & Daylesford"
I don’t care how old you are, you are NEVER too old for a Giant Ice slide. Starting on Saturday 1st July, Presented by Eureka Sky Deck, Southbank will be turning into a winter wonderland. The slide is for kids….of ALL agesRead more "Giant Ice Slide comes to Melbourne"
Vanessa one of my colleagues headed North last week for a winter getaway in Cairns. (Not jealous at all!) Whilst Vanessa was there she was lucky enough to experience Uncle Brians Fun, Falls & Forest tour. (Ok, maybe I am jealous) Here’s Vanessa’s experience of the tour along with some pictures she took of her day […]Read more "Uncle Brians; Fun, Falls & Forest"
Growing up in Ireland, I, along with many others, when thinking about the Land Down Unda’ thought about Sunshine for days, wildlife, breathtaking views, Summer Bay, Ramsey street and definitely fosters beer. I apologise to you Australia because you are much more varied than those stereotypical views. Especially when it comes to Fosters beer….NO Aussie drinks […]Read more "Snow in Australia? Really?"