46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation

Last week I shared with you some of my favorite iPhone apps for when you’re in Australia. Yesterday I came across this great article featuring … Read the rest


The Islands of Australia

Did you know that Australia has more than 8,000 islands?


Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed annually on the last Monday of May. It is … Read the rest


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


5 Photographic Reasons to Visit Australia

Ok, so I haven’t traveled all of Australia. I’ve seen a tiny piece of Victoria and Tasmania. Nevertheless aside from the fact that Australia was … Read the rest


Should We Just Ignore Discrimination?

You know how sometimes a person says the right thing and you’d wish they’d just stop talking, but they don’t and then they really put … Read the rest


10 Australian iPhone Apps

I was never able to get my beloved iPhone fully working while I was in Australia. I didn’t use it to make or receive phone … Read the rest


The Food Problem

The subject of food and obesity in America is a controversial one. Glenn Pendlay really struck a nerve with his rant about marketing and junk … Read the rest


Bogans and Utes: Is Australia a Country of Hicks?

When I first saw a “ute” on a Melbourne street, I thought (and apparently said out loud), “What on earth is that ugly thing?” Theo’s … Read the rest


12 Fun Facts About Australia

Here are some things you probably didn’t know about Australia. Well, unless you’re Australian.


Sunday Gratitudes

A few things that are making me happy this week and that I’m grateful for:


Anniversary

On a day like today, May 20, 1980, my family arrived in the United States.