Bundaberg Heritage Museums

Bundaberg boasts a huge amount of heritage complimented by their historical societies, museums and factories. The Hinkler House and Hall of Aviation, Historical Museum and Fairymead House are all in the same complex as the Botanic Gardens, while the Bundaberg Barrel, Sugar Mill and Distillery are all in the same area. This makes a day…

RACQ 150 Must Do’s in Queensland

Check out these 150 things to see and do in Queensland! Agnes Waters/1770 Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island Race Weeks Airlie Beach Lagoon Annual Stockman’s Challenge, Campdraft and Rodeo Artesian Country Tour Australia Zoo Australia’s Country Way Scenic Drive Australian Camp Oven Festival Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and QANTAS Founders Museum Barramundi Fishing, Atherton…

Backpacking Queensland: Sail the Whitsundays

Planning a trip through Queensland?  Are you a backpacker on your first trip to Australia? Find out just how easy it is to explore our magnificent state and country! We continue our tour of the Queensland east coast, and make our way to the magnificent Whitsunday region encompassing the towns of Bowen, Proserpine, Cannonvale and…

Backpacking Queensland: Mini moke around Magnetic Island

Planning a trip through Queensland?  Are you a backpacker on your first trip to Australia? Find out just how easy it is to explore our magnificent state and country! 300 kms south of Cairns is our next stop on this backpacking adventure through Queensland, beautiful Townsville and nearby Magnetic Island. Townsville is home to one…

Lest We Forget: Canberra War Memorials

In honour of Remembrance Day you can pay your respects to the service of Australian soldiers by stopping at the Australian War Memorial and ANZAC Parade in Canberra, ACT. ANZAC Parade ANZAC Parade is dedicated to the Australian and New Zealand service people who have fought and died in war. Their memorials line the length…

Backpacking Queensland: Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Planning a trip through Queensland?  Are you a backpacker on your first trip to Australia? Find out just how easy it is to explore our magnificent state and country! UNESCO world heritage site and one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is a must see on any Australian…

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

It has been 25 years since one of the most significant historical events occurred in Berlin; The Fall of the Berlin Wall. Having an abundance of German ancestry myself I fully appreciate the importance that the fall of the Berlin Wall had on the reunification of Germany. Make sure you check out the iPhone and…

Lest We Forget: Western Australia War Memorials

In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials. ANZAC Cottage Claremont Built by the Ugly Men’s Association to house war widows from WWI. Kalgoorlie War Memorial A statue dedicated to locals who served during WWI and WWII. Memorial to…

Lest We Forget: Northern Territory War Memorials

In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials. Adelaide River War Cemetery The War Cemetery at Adelaide River is the final resting place for the servicemen and women who lost their lives during WWII in northern Australia. This adjoins…

Lest We Forget: Tasmania War Memorials

In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials. 200 Years of Reserve Service This plaque at City Park, Launceston, commemorates 200 years of service of the Naval, Army and Air Force reserves to Australia. Soldiers Memorial Avenue Located at…

Lest We Forget: South Australia War Memorials

In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials. Adelaide National War Memorial  The National War Memorial in Adelaide is dedicated to WWI. Coober Pedy Memorial  The Coober Pedy War Memorial dedicated to all Australian servicemen and women. There was…

Lest We Forget: Victoria War Memorials

In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stop in Melbourne and pay your respects at the Shrine of Remembrance. Shrine of Remembrance The Shrine of Remembrance was originally dedicated to the Victorians who lost their lives during WWI. 19000 Victorians were killed during this war, and were…