Explorer of the Seas in Sydney Harbour, image courtesy Royal Caribbean

How to Spend Sea Days on Explorer of the Seas

Last weekend cruising history was made as Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas became the biggest cruise ship ever to be based in Australia and was greeted by her twin sister Voyager of the Seas in Sydney Harbour for the big moment. Around 10,000 passengers and crew were onboard the two big ships as theyRead More

Spirit of Queensland's RailBeds, picture courtesy of Queensland Rail

The Spirit of Queensland Train’s RailBeds

I can now say that 160 kilometres per hour is the fastest I have travelled on land, and I did it in my sleep. I also did it while watching the Queensland countryside go by, and taking in a movie. As I lay in my RailBed on the Spirit of Queensland tilt train, hurtling throughRead More

10 cent coffee in Foley, Alabama

Cheapest Cup of Coffee in America found on a Deep South Road Trip

“Yes! Overpriced coffee.” … “That’s 37 dollars.” … “Wa-ha! Awesome!” When Emmet gets excited about paying way too much for a cup of coffee in The Lego Movie it’s one of those moments where the adults laugh louder than the kids (while wondering just how long it will be until they’re really paying that muchRead More

Catching the helicopter from Monaco to Nice Airport

Monaco Helicopter or Taxi from Airport to Hotel

Ah Monaco, the glitz and the glamour. It’s the perfect place to arrive by helicopter and feel like a movie star, or possibly a glamorous spy. But did you know it can cost the same to hop in a chopper as it does to get a taxi from the airport? I know, it sounds crazy,Read More

Antarctica Flights Review

Antarctica Flights Review – Sightseeing over the Frozen Continent

“This is one of the best things I’ve done in my life.” Considering all of the experiences I’ve managed to have so far, this is a pretty big call to make. And yet I find myself thinking it over and over again as I look down on the frozen beauty of Antarctica. Having flown fromRead More