Are YOU a Truffler?

Have you ever hunted for truffles? No? really? You can hunt for truffles in Europe, but it is waaaaayyyyy more fun in Australia! Particularly during the festival for the truffles! Well wine, too, but focus now on Truffles! Do you even know what a truffle is? Well...

5- Easy Steps to Begin Your South Pacific Travel Planning

I promised simple and I mean it. Psst…this works for any trip and particularly for the South Pacific! It can be overwhelming trying to plan for a South Pacific trip as there are so many options, destinations, islands, and accommodation. How do you create a great...

Kleon Howe – Conde’ Nast Traveler Magazine’s Top Travel Specialist for the South Pacific Islands – 2018

I am honored for the 16th year in a row to be names as Top Travel Specialist for the South Pacific Islands for 2018 in their listing of Top Travel Specialists in their December, online issue.  Here is what Conde’ Nast Traveler Magazine says of the list. Whether...

Tis’ the Season to Dream!

Here we are just after Thanksgiving! I hope you had a great time. We are in the middle of the season for giving thanks for family, friends, and for what we have. It is also the time of the year to be so very grateful for those same things. For me, it is also a time of...

5 – Down Under Tips for a Great Trip to Australia!

Hello or should I say G’day! No, as Grant Charlesworth mentions in his entertaining and informative Blog this week, let the Australian’s say G’day, and other things to say and…not…say when in Australia. He adds four other important things...

A, B, Cs of Travel During South Pacific School Holidays…or Not!

The school year has begun here in the US and Canada, it is important to note that the school holidays are different in Australia and New Zealand. While we have the semester system where we have school segments with the Christmas Holidays and then the long break in the...