Mountain to Coast Adventure in New South Wales, Australia

Be enthralled by the beauty of New South Wales, Australia

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 Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is...

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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. I always wondered, how would I be, if I were a bird. I used to look with awe at aircrafts marking contrails and cruising high in the blue sky, I wondered if I could fly the same. 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...

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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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Road Trip- Tasmania Convoy September 2017 – Tulip Season

Tasmania Convoy Self-drive Adventure September 2017

Tasmania Convoy Adventure September 2017

This 8D7N self-drive convoy adventure was organised by Jetabout Holidays and held from the 21-28 September 2017. To ensure a better trip experience, participants and cars were kept to a manageable amount. In total, we had seven attendees with Cindy Loo (trip guide and facilitator) and myself included. Chasing the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) was one of the trip objectives. However, nature being what it is, we were rewarded with Milky...

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6 ‘Must-Do’ activities when you have 72 hours in Sydney

6 Must Do activities Sydney Travel Tips Singapore Travel Blogger

Sydney’s a gorgeous city to visit with plenty to do and see. But when you have just 72 hours to burn here, I like to suggest 6 must-do activities in early winter for a memorable trip that will have you plan future visits again. So come along and join me on my quick trip Down Under.

 

Must Do #1 - Visit the Sydney Opera House

No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to the iconic...

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10 Breathtaking Australian locations worth driving for

10 Breathtaking Australian locations worth driving JetBlogger Jensen Chua Photography

During Australia’s spring season, Aussie Specialist, Cindy Loo and myself , headed for a 2 weeks self-drive trip around Sydney and Tasmania that totalled some 3000km. Here are 10 amazing locations that have been shortlisted into this travel guide. Get to know which places in Australia I will recommend anyone planning a Sydney or Tasmania road trip. Rev up your engines and get ready for an epic trip Down Under!

1. Tasmania : Lake Pedder (Southern...

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Chasing the Southern Lights in Tasmania

Chasing Southern Lights Tasmania JetBlogger Jensen Chua and Jetabout Holidays

Whenever the subject of Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights crops up, most people think of Norway, Iceland or the Arctic.  But with the sun’s 11-year solar cycle coming to an end, these nature wonders are fading and may not be seen as often for another decade.  Fortunately for us in Asia, the Southern Hemisphere has its own light show – the Aurora Australis or Southern Lights.

The Southern Lights is deemed a fairly 'recent discovery' as one of the pioneer spotters - Margaret...

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Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Tasmania

Tasmania self drive itinerary helps make great trip. Inside look different Tasmanian environments

Tasmania Self Drive Holiday - Discover Tasmania

This  photographic road trip was organised by Jetabout Holidays (Holiday Tours and Travel) in collaboration with Tourism Australia covering both Sydney and Tasmania, which totalled 2 weeks from 2-18 Nov (2 Nov being a departure date with 8 hours direct flight to Sydney via Qantas), with an estimated driving mileage of some 3000km. This travelogue is in continuation from the Sydney and NSW leg, with the Tasmania phase which commenced on 10...

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Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

Australia Road Trip 2016- Phase Sydney (New South Wales)

If there's a road trip that qualifies being termed epic, this is it ! This photographic project in November 2016 was my longest ever overseas assignment to date. Organised by Jetabout Holidays, in collaboration with Tourism Australia covering both New South Wales (NSW) and Tasmania.  The trip was preceded by an invitation from Qantas on departure day to experience the...

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