Ride the Wave with Thermal Gliding in Canberra District, Australia

Adventure Activities Canberra Region Australia

Australia has always been one of the world's powerhouses for exciting activities that adrenaline junkies swear by - skydiving, shark diving, kite surfing, hang gliding, bungee jumping, just to name a few. Coming from a tiny highly urbanised country like Singapore, where land and airspace are extremely limited, the opportunity to enjoy thermal gliding is non-existent as huge tracts of land and airspace with the right conditions are required.

Being an aerial enthusiast when I was an avid...

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33 Things to Do, See, Eat on a Road Trip to Canberra and Regions

Canberra Regions Road Trip Itinerary

This one week exploration trip to Canberra - the capital of Australia and the surrounding regions reveals one thing - Australia is consistently beautiful, whichever the region. Just slightly different with each having its own 'personalities and flavours'. Most of my friends' impression of Canberra, being the seat of political headquarter, is 'less exciting' though they did not visit before. They could not be more wrong.  

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First Timer Road Trip to Coral Coast – Western Australia

Western Australia has always been many Asians' (especially Singaporeans) fave destination in Down Under. It's just a quick 4.5-hours flight away with the same time zone and we are ready for a fabulous vacation. Perth is the gateway to the Coral Coast, which is ideal for travelers who enjoy long drives, beautiful scenery, wildlife and adventures away from touristy location. You can observe wild dolphins up-close at...

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My Most Unforgettable Australian Adventure Ever !

Nature Way Road Trip Darwin Surrounds - Australia Northern Territory

Whenever Australia is mentioned, images of wildlife, delicious big portion meals made with fresh local produces, hopping kangaroos, friendly laid-back Aussies always come to my mind. Indeed, Australia is a popular travel destination for vacationers from all corners of the world with Sydney and Melbourne taking the top two ranking as the country's most visited cities. My trips to various parts of the beautiful country opened my eyes how spectacular and yet how...

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Mountain to Coast Adventure in New South Wales, Australia

Road Trip New South Wales Mountain Coast Grand Pacific Drive

When was the last time you truly love your vacation and missed it deeply after you returned ? If you love long road trips with scenic view, then this is one of the best there is. Just about an hour drive from Sydney, this route is known as the Grand Pacific Drive and is one of Australia most spectacular driving routes.  Most visitors are familiar with the metropolitan capital city of Sydney or iconic Gold Coast, so where is New South Wales located?

New South...

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Sydney South Coast Road Trip – MUST-DO Vintage Biplane Aerial Adventure

Sydney South Coast Road Trip. MUST-DO Vintage Biplane Aerial Adventure

Vintage Biplane Aerial Adventure in New South Wales, Australia

As a kid, I was particularly fascinated by all the things that fly, from birds to aeroplanes cruising high in the blue skies and marking contrails.. I always wondered, how amazing it would be to pilot a plane.  But as life would have it, my aerial ambition would remain a childhood dream.

Most of our encounter with aeroplanes are usually with the airliners we took on an overseas vacation. It gets you in comfort to...

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Quick Guide – Hahndorf, Australia’s Oldest Surviving German Village

Hahndorf - Australia's Oldest Surviving German Village

During my last trip to South Australia, I "stumbled" on a little piece of gem. Due to inclement weather, my travel mate and I chose to explore Hahndorf instead of the Pink Lake, as the dark overcast skies were threatening to open up. What we lost in our aborted plan, we gained by the visit to this little charming village that is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement which celebrated its 179 years as this...

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Adelaide Central Market – A Must-Visit When in Adelaide

Must Visit Adelaide - Guided Tour at Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide Central Market - A must-visit when in Adelaide

In most of my travel overseas, a visit to the city or town main market is a must as it's the best place to get a feel and dynamism of the locale.  A market tells a lot about the country that you are visiting. In Adelaide, a visit to the Central Market is a definite must-do. It has been described as a "multicultural hub with fresh produce, gourmet goods and lots of heart" in the South Australia Travel Idea Travel Ideas...

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Your Ultimate 3 Days Road Trip Guide To Kangaroo Island – Australia’s Best Hidden Gem

Why Kangaroo Island Deserves a Longer Stay

Beautiful coastal views, fabulous scenic drive routes, great dining and adventure pit-stops are some 'ingredients' necessary for a memorable road trip. Kangaroo Island in South Australia ticks all the boxes for a perfect laid-back yet exciting vacation. So it comes as a surprise to me that most people would think of this beautiful island as a day-trip or a 1-night stopover destination. I hope my travelogue based on my...

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Swim with Tuna at Victor Harbour, South Australia

Swim Tuna Victor Harbour, South Australia Jensen Chua Jetblogger

Swim with Tuna at Victor Harbour, South Australia

We have all probably heard of or even experienced swimming with dolphins in a marine-themed park, whale sharks perhaps in Ningaloo, caged shark diving in South Africa or even swim with jellyfish in Palau. But swim with tuna? Now that's new. This is Oceanic Victor, the latest marine-themed attraction at Victor Harbour, South Australia. The facility is located within a Habitat Protection Zone of the Encounter Marine Park.

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