Is It Worth Visiting Tasmania For One Day?

Normally we’re advocates of slower travel, so we rarely debate the idea of flying somewhere to only spend one night. But we’ve discussed visiting¬†Tasmania for years and always put it off for “next time.” And on our most recent visit to Melbourne it looked like Tasmania would once again be pushed back for a future…

Fantastic Summer Night Markets of Melbourne, Australia

Summer is a time of great outdoor activities in most major cities, and Melbourne is one of the best for great outdoor festivals and events like Moonlight Cinema. While summer highs can occasionally reach 110 fahrenheit (42 celsius), there are also plenty of balmy nights to enjoy being outside. During our February visit to Melbourne…

Renting tips for Australia

Over the past few weeks, we have posted Renting tips for Europe and Renting tips for outside of Europe. Australia was meant to be part of the second post. Because my mum works in real estate there, I asked her to jot down a few tips for us, however, she ended up writing more then…