Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise How To Get There by JetSettingFools.com

Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise: How To Get There

The skyline of Surfers Paradise is clearly visible when looking north across the water from Coolangatta Beach. The iconic Q1 Building is the most recognizable as it pierces the sky at 230 meters. After spending a week in Cooly, it was high time we took a day trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise to check out the oceanfront skyscrapers that give a big city feel to the Gold Coast.… Read the rest


Springbrook National Park Walks 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes by JetSettingFools.com

Springbrook National Park Walks: 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes

It was the beautiful Springbrook National Park waterfalls that prompted us to abandon the Gold Coast beaches for the day and wander inland to explore. The more we researched, the more we wanted to see. Our time was limited to a single day and we wanted to be sure we included the best things to do at Springbrook on our list.… Read the rest


Snorkeling Cairns The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours by JetSettingFools.com

Snorkeling Cairns: The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours

On my first trip to Australia I only had one must-do activity on my list: Go Snorkeling on a Great Barrier Reef Cruise. I had snorkeled in the Caribbean Sea while visiting St. Maarten, at Captain Cook in Kona, Hawaii and in the lagoons surrounding Moorea Island, French Polynesia – and I wasn’t leaving Australia without taking one of the snorkeling Great Barrier Reef tours.… Read the rest


We saw pumpkin dishes on nearly ever restaurant menu in Australia and, at first, didn't understand the pumpkin craze.

Pumpkin Soup in Australia: It’s what’s for dinner

Pumpkin is something I associate with Halloween, but in Australia, it’s what they make for dinner. Some variation of pumpkin, often a pumpkin soup, can be found on just about every restaurant menu in Melbourne. We are always eager to try local dishes, but we were hesitant to indulge in the pumpkin craze.… Read the rest