Thursday, July 15, 2021

Everything you need to know about Cloncurry, Queensland

 


It's the little Outback Queensland town with a gutsy big past, but for most Australians, Cloncurry is about to go on record as the mightiest backdrop of any Survivor series when the 2021 production goes to air starting July 18. Thanks to its spectacular sunsets, rugged rocky outcrops and a population of a few thousand residents who helped the town take out “Queensland's friendliest” in 2013, the “Curry” (as it's affectionately dubbed) is about to explode onto our Road Trippin Radar.  

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

10 wine experiences you must try in Australia

 

Wine tourism has been a big thing in Australia for years. New wine regions emerge all the time and with it new experiences. Here are a few from across the country that may have escaped your attention and certainly worth a try.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Two-Wheeled Travellers - Cycling in South Korea

 


South Korea has one of the most advanced cycling infrastructures in the world and is a popular sport for locals, with trails tailored to families, leisure cyclists and professionals alike.  There is an extensive network of bike paths and quiet secondary roads that will take you past areas featuring remarkable Buddhist temples and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The battle for Unley's Heywood Park

Heywood House Unley SA

 Unley residents will be familiar with the generous green space of Heywood Park, which lies at the southern end of King William Road.

Friday, June 18, 2021

The Story of the Old Ghan Railway

Great Northern Railway to Asia

The Old Ghan story begins at Port Augusta, South Australia, in 1878 when, with picks and shovels, men began work on a narrow-gauge railway planned to snake its way to Darwin, and a link to Asia.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Adelaide: The beginnings of King William Road

Methodist church and hall Goodwood. This church was built in 1880 (SLSA)


Calm breezes and fruit trees populated the plain to the south of Adelaide in the days before King William Road was built. 

Part of the land was the property of John Hyde, a pastoralist and namesake of the suburb that would eventually stand on his property, which was known as 'Hyde Paddocks.

Friday, June 4, 2021

Hotel Stories: Ridgewood Wilderness Lodge, Alaska

Alaska's Ridgewood Lodge

 To begin with, Lucinda cooks like a professional chef-using organic produce, much of it from her garden and Kevin would be capable of building an entire Alaskan village with his own hands. This is Alaska as you imagine it. This was a trip rich in both flora and fauna: a unique and remarkable natural heritage, an exceptional environmental journey from start to finish.

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