Hobart, Tasmania Australia 5-Day Itinerary Without A Car JetSettingFools.com

Hobart Without A Car: 5-Day Hobart Itinerary

When we first started planning our trip to Hobart, Tasmania, everything and everyone told us we would need a car. Our Hobart Itinerary research made us wonder if we might feel trapped without our own wheels. Our quirk of not driving abroad while sticking to a budget (meaning no expensive tours) has become an increasingly pesky impediment, but we were determined to visit – and experience – Hobart without a car.… Read the rest


Mount Wellington Walks: A Hobart, Tasmania Hike by JetSettingFools.com

Mount Wellington Walks: A Hobart, Tasmania Hike

Mount Wellington walks in Hobart, Tasmania are one of the top things to do when visiting the Australian city. Highlights of Tasmania Mount Wellington hikes are the famous ‘Organ Pipes’ rock formations, the Mt Wellington lookout at the summit and gorgeous views from the Tasmania hiking trails.… Read the rest


The 21 Best Things To Do In Melbourne, Australia JetSettingFools.com

21 Best Things to do in Melbourne, Australia

With a fascinating history, modern and preserved architecture, an abundance of nature and a vibrant nightlife, the places to visit in Melbourne, Australia have a broad appeal. The contemporary Central Business District (CBD) is lively with a hip and trendy culture, but low-key beach vibes are just a tram ride away.… Read the rest


Great Ocean Road Day Tour on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

Budget Great Ocean Road Day Tour: Melbourne, Australia

Traveling from Melbourne to 12 Apostles on a Great Ocean Road tour is one of the most popular day trips in Australia. Wind, ocean and rain have sculpted seaside rocks into striking natural wonders. The stretch of southern Australian coastline, where thundering waves meet dramatic cliffs, is stunningly beautiful – and we wanted to see it with our own eyes.… Read the rest


Melbourne Queen Victoria Market – Day, Night and Weekend Australia by JetSettingFools.com

Melbourne Queen Victoria Market: Day, Night and Weekend

Of all the Melbourne markets, the Queen Victoria Market is the most entertaining. In addition to the traditional trading Queen Victoria Market hours, there are special event Queen Vic Market days and nights that are highly entertaining. Visiting the QVM – whether during the day, night or on a weekend – is a must-do in Melbourne, Australia!… Read the rest


Self-Guided Walking Tour of Melbourne by JetSettingFools.com

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Melbourne, Australia

My first glance at a map of the Melbourne CBD was a little overwhelming. There is quite a lot of ground to cover in order to see the many Melbourne sights. However, when we hit the pavement, we found Melbourne to be a very walkable city.… Read the rest


5 Fantastic Free Tours in Melbourne, Australia by JetSettingFools.com

5 Fantastic Free Tours in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia is one of the best places to visit and one of our favorite cities…but a holiday here can be expensive (especially for budget travelers, like us!). The high cost of accommodations, pricey meals and big-ticket attractions add up quickly.… Read the rest


Laneways in Melbourne, Australia: Alleys, Arcades and Street Art by JetSettingFools.com

Laneways in Melbourne, Australia: Alleys, Arcades and Street Art

Laneways in Melbourne, Australia are local hangouts and tourist hot spots. The unique Melbourne alleys are a fascinating side to the city – and proof that the fashionable metropolis is constantly reinventing itself. From the hip Melbourne graffiti alleys to the posh shopping arcades to Melbourne laneway restaurants that offer atmospheric alfresco dining, the Laneways of Melbourne are must-see!… Read the rest


Aussie Slang Do we speak the same language JetSetting Fools

Aussie Slang: Do we speak the same language?

It’s nice traveling in an English speaking country; the frustration of translation is taken out of the equation making everything a little easier. Even with the adorable, Australian accents (which we love), we have little problem clearly understanding…until they toss in Aussie slang.… Read the rest