Australia and New Zealand are popular destinations for independent travelers, and each offers something unique. From backpacker buses to campervans to wineries, BootsnAll has been publishing travel articles and features on Oz and NZ since 1999. If you are going, grab a cup of coffee or a bottle of beer, and prepare to spend a few hours reading through this category.
Cook Islands may be a bit off the beaten tourist trail, but JoAnna Haugen notes that, for those travelers who make the time to visit, they'll not only be treated to an array of traditions but an open invitation to take part in them as well. Read more
Sydney is Australia's priciest city, but there's no reason you can't enjoy it on a budget. Lauren Fritsky shares her tips and tricks for eating, sightseeing and shopping for less while you're there. Read more
Beer in hand, I watch day turn to night as the sun sets across the majestic lands of Karijini Eco Retreat. The red dust becomes engulfed by impenetrable darkness and a cloudless starry night is born. Read more
Many consider the Northern Territory to be the "true Australia" of our dreams. Steve Bramucci has spent plenty of time there and he gives us his ten things not to miss in this magical part of the world. Read more