When a friend I met through Couchsurfing invited me to join in on a day trip and see these quintessential Australian creatures, I knew the moment had come.
The first sighting of European settlers in the Hunter Valley was in 1798 when a lieutenant drifted into the Hunter River in search of escaped convicts. While it is said that the region was named after Captain John Hunter, I'd say there's a good chance the colonists chose the name for how well it reflected… Continue reading Hunter Valley Wine Tour
With an outbound flight coming up this Sunday, my last full weekend was spent enjoying some of Sydney's grandest attractions.
Summer is slipping away here in Sydney and I realized that I’d been here since December and had yet to have an Aussie surf.
With hardly a day left to 2017, I'm ready to breathe a sigh of relief that this crazy ride of a year is coming to an end. I can look forward, with hope, to a new one of excitement but to look back with gratitude, I find it best to single in on three simple… Continue reading 4 Sydney Beaches to hit this Summer
Have a picnic, have a nap, read a book, eat a snack, and enjoy the view.