Michael Turtle – TIME TRAVEL TURTLE
Most of the population of Australia lives along the coast (and mainly the east coast, at that). As a traveller, that’s where you’ll probably find yourself spending much of your time. But, even though much of the centre of Australia is uninhabitable desert, there’s still a fair amount of incredible sites to visit. And then we can’t forget about the coast of Western Australia and South Australia, and the island of Tasmania.
Even though I am Australian and I lived most of my life in (and around) Sydney, I haven’t seen a lot of my own country. I keep visiting new places but the list of things I want to do only seems to get longer.
Having said that, I’ve got some stories and advice to share with you about some incredible Australian travels in different parts of the country. Have a look at some of my suggestions below and I hope they inspire you to explore more of the island continent.
MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY ROAD TRIP >> A COMPLETE ITINERARY
Melbourne and Sydney are about 1000 kilometres apart and it might be tempting to fly between the two cities. But some of the best sights of Australia are along the way. If you’re interested in driving, then I’ve put together this complete one week road trip itinerary.
JOURNEY ON THE GHAN >> THE ULTIMATE TRAIN TRIP
Why not experience the enormous desert in the centre of Australia from the comfort of a luxury train that will take you all the way from Darwin to Adelaide with some fascinating stops along the way. Read all about the incredible three day journey on The Ghan.
THINGS FOR FREE IN SYDNEY >> EXPLORE THE CITY
Australia is an expensive country and Sydney, as the country’s largest city, can cost a lot of money for a traveller. The good news is that there are a lot of sites you can see for free. Here are my suggestions for things to see for free in the city centre.