February 27, 2015

Drive yourself away from the Hustle Bustle in Melbourne this Cricketing Season

Australia has been a hot spot for tourists since many decades. This time around though, the World Cup is an additional highlight. The cricket frenzy has taken the world by storm and there are no signs of the fever dwindling. […]
February 13, 2015
Kurlipa Bridge in Brisbane

Brisbane Any Day: City of Public Art and Koalas

Have you ever wondered why there are so many public art installations in Brisbane? That was the first question I had while walking in the downtown. Statues stand on the ground and some art even float in the sky in […]
February 6, 2015
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia

The Day I Held a Koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane

The Day I Held a Koala in Queensland, Australia What everyone said was true. They really do smell like cough drops. Their fur is like a high-quality floor mat, their claws are like round sickles, but their face makes you […]
December 29, 2014
Cunnamulla, Queensland

2014 Travel Experiences Top 7

I listed seven of my favorite of the year 2014. While I was flipping through the photos, once again I realized how fortunate I was to visit these wonderful places that some people only dream of visiting someday. Certainly, I […]
August 15, 2014

Runaway Photo: Different Faces of the Gold Coast

Gold Coast, the Glamorous Queensland’s City Gold Coast, a costal city of southeastern Queensland is one of the hottest tourist destinations for both locals and international visitors. It attracts several million people all year round. But why is the Gold […]
August 8, 2014
Shearing shed at Charlotte Plains

Runaway Photo: Charlotte Plains – Outback Magic

“Bridge the gap between country and city.” This has been Robyn’s motto for working in tourism. She has always tried to show visitors the difference between traveling and experiencing. Now she’s continuing the tradition through Charlotte Plains, previously owned by […]
July 22, 2014
Dory "Just Keep Swimming"

Lessons Learned from Dory

Finding Nemo changed the entire world’s view of the marine life completely. No matter where you are, someone yells “Nemo!” when they see a clown fish and no one questions why. The movie has aspects both grownups and kids could […]
July 18, 2014
Lady Elliot Island in Southern Great Barrier Reef

Runaway Photo: Lady Elliot Island in Southern Great Barrier Reef

Lady Elliot Island: a magical drop in the ocean There’s this small island named  Lady Elliot Island that is entirely made of corals. Yes, it’s a part of the Great Barrier Reef, where you can see one of the most exquisite […]
July 15, 2014
Woolabra Station Outback Landscape

Waltzing Matilda and Billabong

Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong Under the shade of a coolibah tree, And he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boiled: “Who’ll come a-waltzing Matilda, with me?”   The Woolabra Station tour was my […]
July 7, 2014
Bathing in the Great Artesian Basin bore in Charlotte Plains

The Great Artesian Basin: The Reason Why Australia Exists

“This water never stopped since 1892,” Robyn at the Charlotte Plains proudly said. There was a double-headed water pipe in the middle of the farm in Charlotte Plains. A couple bathtubs were on the side of the small lake that […]
June 27, 2014
Cunnamulla Fella

Oh he’s the Cunnamulla fella Yes he’s the Cunnamulla fella

“Oh he’s the Cunnamulla fella. Yes he’s the Cunnamulla fella.” Cunnamulla, a town that I could never say the name right, remains deep in my heart. It’s a small town lies on the Warrego River, two hours drive from Charleville, […]
June 25, 2014
Bilby's peculiar tail

Story that Needs to be Heard: Bilby Brothers of Charleville, Australia

Story that needs to be heard: Bilby Brothers of Charleville, Australia There is this small town called Charleville, somewhere in Queensland’s outback. Charleville is for someone who likes to experience the authenticity of the country and like to be in […]