New Zealand is a country of such diversity that there is no other place like it on this world. The beauty of the country is only marred by the insects and animals which can cause harm and fatalities
The "Queenslander" colonial house dates back to the 1800s. They all have distinctly common features, despite widely varying overall designs and sizes to meet the needs of family, climate and position.
Coco Joe located in Punaluu Hawaii was a maker of Lava based resin souvenirs sold in Hawaii. These are are great pieces of art to collect today. The Coco Joe's black resin pieces were made from lava.
Looking at the south island of NZ, from Christchurch to the West Coast via Arthur's Pass, north to Punakaiki, Karamea, the Heaphy Track & the Oparara Basin
So you thought a huge bench in the middle of Australia's outback was pretty weird. But wait! There's more! Some unique (a generic term including those verging on "beyond crazy") individuals in Australia live in (and rule) their own "unsung"? worlds - many legally and literally.
The seaside town of Inverloch has plenty of outdoor activities for everybody.
Thinking of a holiday in Tasmania self-driving a rental vehicle. Learn from a local what to see and do, what to bring? How to make it cheap and enjoyable for the kids, dogs and yourself.
Common Aussie slang words used in Australia. Written by a fair dinkum Aussie! The most common Australian slang words, and some interesting facts about life in Australia.
Cheap vacations to Fiji or Papua New Guinea may be filled with poisonous snakes and venomous spiders.
A humorous look at living in New Zealand from an American expat. It's the cold, the laundry, the food, the dialect and the little things in day to day New Zealand life that prove challenging.