Experiences: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Be still, my beating heart!  As I sit here writing (having just arrived back in Ireland), my mind turns to the beautiful Kakadu National Park as a cyclone sweeps in to the Northern Territory.  I was so lucky to visit there on a sunny, still day at the heart of what is usually the wet … Continue reading Experiences: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Experiences: Uluru Desert Awakenings Part 1 (Ayers Rock)

The 'Desert Awakenings' Tour is another Voyages special (Uluru-based, Aboriginal owned and partially operated).  The premise is that you are collected at 5am - I typed that correctly (!) - and shipped out into the desert to watch the sun rise over Uluru, while being served a range of breakfast foods and beverages to while … Continue reading Experiences: Uluru Desert Awakenings Part 1 (Ayers Rock)

Galleries: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

You might have noticed my obsession with galleries, museums, art and other cultural extravaganzas.  I needed a few hours out of my crunchy room at the Ibis Swanston, and a bit of a walk in the 28 degree heat! Luckily, the National Gallery of Victoria was on a direct path to the food court at … Continue reading Galleries: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne