Bus Travel in Australia: 7 great routes for the first-time traveller

Bus Travel in Australia: 7 great routes for the first-time traveller

Being Australia a country of huge distances, vastness and diverse landscape it’s not easy to figure out the most suitable ways to travel around. While road-tripping is the most adventurous – but also challenging – way to explore the country, it does not often appeal to the first-time traveller who is likely not to be […]

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Solo Travel Junkies: an Interview with Marie-France Roy

Solo Travel Junkies: an Interview with Marie-France Roy

I am delighted to start a solo travel junkies interview series on the Rocky Travel Blog.  As a solo travel addict myself I have written hundreds of posts about my adventures. Now I want to share the voice of fellow solo travellers around the world. Some time ago I met Marie-France Roy on Social Media […]

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The best travel insurance for the adventurous traveller

The best travel insurance for the adventurous traveller

In many years of solo travel I have used different types of travel insurance. As a student the thing I mostly worried about was trip and flight cancellation. Then over the years my travel style changed. I started travelling overseas, being more active in the outdoors and do adventure activities. While travelling to remote destinations […]

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What to see and do in amazing Albany Western australia

What to see and do in amazing Albany Western australia

Albany is an amazing place in South Western Australia that not many international travellers have in their itinerary. The reason is likely to be its remote location. Situated on the south-western coast, it’s 420 km drive from Perth – on the main inland-highway – or 300 km drive from Margaret River. It had been on […]

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Things you need to know about international travel

Things you need to know about international travel

It’s a fact that international travel is globally on the rise. While Scandinavians are leading with 4 countries in the list, Australians rank no. 9 out of the top 10 most travelled countries in the world. Australians are known for being keen travellers and their adventurous spirit. Alone in the last 12 months 9.6 millions […]

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Best ways to travel solo at fifty plus

Best ways to travel solo at fifty plus

If you would like to travel solo and are in your fifties, this is probably the right time to seriously consider it and take the plunge. Like Connie – who travelled alone at 63 – it’s never too late to start travelling solo! Over the past 10-15 years we have been witnessing a cultural change […]

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Running Across the Outback – The dream of a lifetime

Running Across the Outback – The dream of a lifetime

This week I made a special encounter! I met on the web Michele Evangelisti, who told me about his upcoming running adventure. He will be running across the Outback Australia – from Darwin to Adelaide – in less than 50 days! Michele Evangelisti is a well-known runner who has completed – and won – various […]

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5 day trips from Sydney

5 day trips from Sydney

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Australia Destinations, Australian Cities, Sydney with 6 Comments

This is a Guest Post from Rota Rakula 5 day trips from Sydney using public transport As a visitor it can be easy to limit your exploration to Sydney’s CBD, after all there’s a lot to see, and that is what all the tourist guides tell you to do. But if you have a little […]

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How to prepare your car for a road trip in Australia

How to prepare your car for a road trip in Australia

Many travellers choose to explore Australia by car. Driving around the big country gives you endless possibilities to enjoy what Australia has to offer. In addition to enjoying cities, you can experience the Outback and nature at its finest. Once you have decided to take a road trip with your family or friends, there are […]

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Some of the best Melbourne street art sites

Some of the best Melbourne street art sites

Written by on August 31, 2016 in Australian Cities, Australian Culture, Melbourne with 12 Comments

Melbourne Street art is unarguably, next to coffee and food, a cultural icon of the most livable city of the world. In fact the main laneways boast some of the best Australian street art featuring the artworks of hundreds of local and international artists. On last year’s post about Melbourne Laneways I gave you an […]

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