Tag Archives: Australia

Qantas Will Pay For Your Passport For A Trip To Australia

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When traveling to a foreign country, I’m pretty sure that 99% of you know that we need a passport. Passports aren’t cheap at around $135 but the places it allows you to go make it well worth the cost.

Qantas Airways wants to make it easier for Americans to visit Australia. They want to pick up the tab for your passport… Kind of. Continue reading Qantas Will Pay For Your Passport For A Trip To Australia

Warned Not to Climb, 3 Tourists Stuck on Uluru, Need 11 Hour Rescue

uluruDuring our honeymoon, Kim and I headed to Australia where we got to see some amazing sights around the country. One of our favorites was our stop in the Australian Outback.

We loved visiting the famous rock formations, the Olgas and Uluru (Ayer’s Rock).

A big debate I had was whether or not to climb Uluru. Kim wasn’t for it, so reluctantly I agreed to only go a short way up to get a closer look. Continue reading Warned Not to Climb, 3 Tourists Stuck on Uluru, Need 11 Hour Rescue

Win A Trip To Australia To Participate in the Tough Mudder

Chipotle Tough Mudder

Back in March, we found out that Radisson had a new partnership with the Tough Mudder and now I found out that Chipotle does too (thanks to Johnny Jet).

Chiptole is currently running a contest where you could win a trip to see or participate in one of the races.

While running a Tough Mudder isn’t one the top of my list of things to do, watching one might be fun, especially when the race takes place in Australia! Continue reading Win A Trip To Australia To Participate in the Tough Mudder

Win A Trip to the Australian Outback

Win Trip to the Australian Outback

I came across a contest where you could win a trip to an absolutely amazing place…

How would you like to win a trip to the Australian Outback!

Kim and I went to Australia on our honeymoon and had the chance to spend a few days in the Outback. It definitely wasn’t enough time and I’d love to go back to explore more of the area. Continue reading Win A Trip to the Australian Outback

SOS In The Sand Helps Save 5 Snorkelers

image from Yahoo-ABC News article

When I first saw the headline for this story- “Giant SOS Message Saves Marooned Snorkelers” I thought about Tom Hanks in Castaway and the television show Survivor.

A group of 5 snorkeling near the Whitsunday Islands in Australia were left stranded on a rocky island without food, water or cellphones after their anchored boat drifted away.

Continue reading SOS In The Sand Helps Save 5 Snorkelers

Should You Move To Australia? Take the Quiz

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I’ll always have a special place in my heart for Australia. Kim and I went there on our honeymoon and had an amazing time visiting a good amount of the country. While we feel like we saw lots of great sites in a variety of areas, there is just so much that we didn’t get to check out.

Just to name a few- I’d love to visit Tasmania, Brisbane, Kangaroo Island, Fraser Island and more of the Outback.

Hopefully one of these years we’ll make it back OR maybe we should move there?

Continue reading Should You Move To Australia? Take the Quiz

Win A Trip To Sydney + Tix To L.A. Dodgers Australia Series

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Qantas and Destination New South Wales are giving two lucky winners an amazing trip (for two) to Sydney, Australia to see the L.A. Dodgers play in one of their opening series games.

This trip sounds like the perfect prize. Kim and I went on our honeymoon to Australia and would love to visit again some day. For those of you that don’t know, baseball is my favorite sport and I love visiting new stadiums. During our trip to Japan, I even got to see a game there. It would be awesome to get to see the Dodgers play in Australia!

Continue reading Win A Trip To Sydney + Tix To L.A. Dodgers Australia Series

Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #7: Keep Off Grass- Australia

The easiest sign in the world to follow, Coober Pedy, South Australia
While checking out Twitter last week, I came across a tweet by Gary Arndt (@EverywhereTrip) which caught my interest. The tweet said “An easy sign to follow in Coober Pedy, South Australia”. A link to a daily travel photo that Gary had posted to his blog in 2010 was included.
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Gary writes the very popular, award winning travel blog Everything Everywhere. He’s been traveling around the world for over six years, visiting many interesting places and taking incredible photos along the way.
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I had the opportunity to interview Gary last August. (Check out the interview HERE)
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