New Zealand’s North Island is known for its subtropic beaches, volcanic activity, national parks, and cosmopolitan cities. Well … two cities. Home to about three-quarters of the nation’s population, the North Island hosts the country’s largest city, Auckland – surrounded by warm bays and islands, Auckland is also well-known asRead More →

As vast is it is remote, the Australian Outback comprises the unpopulated, arid interior of Australia. The Northern Territory’s Red Centre with its small, isolated gateway town of Alice Springs is a perfect example of the Outback. Outback landmarks include Uluru, Australia’s iconic red-rock monolith. In the north, Kakadu NationalRead More →