There are many adventures to be had in northern Queensland and for four-wheel drive enthusiasts, the Bloomfield Track is number one. Providing a coastal route between Cooktown and Cape Tribulation, the scenic and challenging drive makes a roadtrip along this spectacular section of Queensland’s coast an attractive option.
It is no wonder Game of Thrones was filmed in Dubrovnik; the ancient walled city is one of impressive historic beauty, and certainly seems borrowed from another world.
Dubrovnik, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, sits in splendour on the southern Croatian coastline. It is best known for its UNESCO World Heritage Site listed old town, surrounded by formidable stone walls. As playwright George Bernard Shaw said during a visit in the 1920s, “Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik”
Generally my budget dictates that on long haul flights, an economy seat is all I can afford. I often don’t even compare the cost of different seats on long haul flights, so imagine my surprise when booking a recent trip between Australia and the UK, and I found the premium economy seat was cheaper than a seat in economy.
While the street art of Ernest Zacharevic has become an iconic feature of Penang, the cat art trail is less well known. If cats are your thing, or you’re looking for something different and a little quirky to do in Penang, check out the street art dedicated to the feline species.
Aborigines aside, Australia is a relatively young country. This, combined with a long history of migration has established a fairly multicultural society in Australia, with many individuals bringing parts of their history and culture, varying from foods and languages to traditional celebrations, with them and incorporating them in to their new lives down under.
As a result threads of different cultures can often be found, providing a diverse, and often eclectic, variety of places to explore. Paronella Park is just such a place.