Queenstown, New Zealand

New Zealand – What You Need To Know

Heading to New Zealand for the first time? Great, it’s such a fantastic country to visit! I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to New Zealand a few different times in the last couple of years, mostly with...
Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Best Places To Stop on the Bruce Highway Between Townsville and Brisbane

I’m assuming it’s not everyday you drive up and down the Bruce Highway between Townsville and Brisbane. I mean, I hadn’t planned on doing the drive myself. However, a couple of things happened and instead of...
Byron Bay Lighthouse at Sunrise

Best Places To Stop on the Pacific Highway Between Brisbane and Sydney

G’day Travelers! A little while ago I put together blog post with the best places to stop on the Hume Highway. But I’ve also spent a lot of time over the last 10 years driving between Sydney...
Qantas Business Class to Perth

How To Get Your Seat Upgraded When Flying Around Australia

G’day Travelers! I’ve been clocking up a lot of time flying around Australia in recent years. It’s allowed me to pick up a couple of tricks that allow me to get seat upgrades on my flights....
The Big Merino - Hume Hwy

Best Places To Stop on the Hume Highway Between Sydney and Melbourne

G’day Travelers! I’ve spent the better part of this year racking up kilometers between Sydney and Melbourne. While predominately flown between the two cities, I’ve also racked up my fair share of kilometers on the Hume Highway driving between...
Qantas Business Class to Perth

Review: Qantas Business Class

G’day Travelers! Recently I was fortunate enough to be upgraded to Business Class on my flight to Perth. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to write a short review of my experience traveling with Qantas Business Class...
Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Guide to Traveling to Phillip Island for the Moto GP

G’day Travelers! Following from my recent posts with tips for travelling to world class motorsport events like the Australian Grand Prix, Rally Australia and the Bathurst 12 Hour. I thought I better put together another post with my tips for traveling...
Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Things To Know Before You Go To Phillip Island

G’day Travelers! Following on from my top things to do in Phillip Island post, I thought I should put together my tips for first timers heading to Victoria’s Phillip Island. These are just a couple of quick tips I...
Adelaide Oval - Adelaide, South Australia

A Day In Adelaide

G’day Travelers! I recently had the chance to duck over to Adelaide again to cover another motorsport event. If you’d like to know more about it, you can find out about that on my other blog (http://vandersyde.com/2016/03/11/v8-supercars-clipsal-500-adelaide-2016/)....
Cricket at the SCG

Guide to Traveling to the Sydney Cricket Ground for the Cricket

G’day Travelers! In sticking with my travel tips for events, particularly sporting events, I thought I’d put together a guide for traveling to the Sydney Cricket Ground for the Cricket. I recently went the a KFC...