Kata Tjuta

Our anticipated sunrise at Kata Tjuta dune viewing area was unfortunately a washout because it rained almost all of today... the best things always come as a surprise in the end! The locals we had met said apparently Kata Tjuta was "even more beautiful" than Uluru in the rain so we were pretty excited. Once … Continue reading Kata Tjuta

5-Day Itinerary for Uluru

Day 1: ARRIVAL We arrived on a 10 am morning flight and hopped on the free AAT shuttle bus offered by Ayers Rock Resort that takes you straight to Yulara - just follow the beeline of people! We had a couple of hours to kill so we checked out the free activities offered by the … Continue reading 5-Day Itinerary for Uluru

Tips for Uluru

The great thing about Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park is that there is truly something for EVERYONE'S travelling style. From adventure, to luxury, to budget and it's not hard to get the big bucket items ticked off in a few days! Here are some ESSENTIAL tips and tricks to make your ultimate Uluru trip! Duration … Continue reading Tips for Uluru

Lukumades

Lukumades - the late night dessert store popping up all around Melbourne, is home to one of the world's MOST unique doughnuts, specialising in these handcrafted Greek  desserts, otherwise known as, "lukumades." The good fat: The goal of the franchise, Lukumades was to create a perfect balance of the golden crunch and light fluffy dough by … Continue reading Lukumades

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park (Map) and its expansive collection of fiery orange "hoodoos" (also called fairy chimney or earth pyramid) looks like it's straight out of a Martian movie. The snow-capped hoodoo rock spirals, all clustered together like huddles of penguins that seem to coordinate their dips and undulations, is quite ethereal. BUT FIRST... Quick tip … Continue reading Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park was definitely the most relaxing day of our great American road trip. It's a National Park with a mix of all sorts of scenery divided into 3 districts: Island in the Sky, The Maze, and the Needles. Island in the Sky is the main area tourists go to, with the Needles being … Continue reading Canyonlands National Park

Arches National Park

Staying overnight in Moab meant we had two relatively relaxing days exploring Arches and Canyonlands National Park. Arches National Park (Map) is only a 20 minute drive away, and one day is plenty of time to do all the hikes there. Everything in the park is encompassed by the name. The park comprises of an … Continue reading Arches National Park

Antelope Canyon (My Favourite!!)

The town of Page has THE MOST envious location as the stopover between Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon - almost as if Mother Nature (Colorado River) was simply bored one day, practicing the art of erosion at the Grand Canyon, before suddenly mastering the techniques to paint a Mona Lisa of the natural world in … Continue reading Antelope Canyon (My Favourite!!)

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley - the hottest place on Earth, known for its bizarre, incredible and EXTREME natural landscapes ranging from the largest sand flats in the world, to the lowest point in North America. The mystical ways of Mother Nature seem to congregate in this seemingly morbid-sounding place. Visiting in Winter was definitely the best idea, avoiding … Continue reading Death Valley National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park, one of the world's most visited national parks, is truly a site to behold. The moment you drive in through highway 120, you feel like you've stepped into a prehistoric Garden of Eden. Majestic sequoias that you strain your neck to see, rock formations that drop off so vertically that you wonder if … Continue reading Yosemite National Park