Australasia Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Eat, Drink and Stay – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Some options for food, resting your head, and hitt
Local Services – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Money, internet cafes and tourist info.
Out and About – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
What to see and do in Wollongong.
Melbourne, Victoria – July 1999
Coffee shops, garage sales and a trip to the drive
Cairns Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Cairns Where is it located?: Cairns is located three-quarters of the way up Queensland’s east coast, and in the top fourth of Australia. Why do people go there?: There’s a backpacker party scene that rivals Darwin’s, but, more importantly, Cairns is the gateway to the luscious tropical rainforests of the north […]
Christchurch Nutz and Bolts
City Name: Christchurch Where is it located?: Christchurch is located on the east coast of the South Island, on the South Pacific Ocean. It is about a third of the way down the coast of the south island. Why do people go there?: There’s a lovely central square and cathedral and a number of duty […]
Brisbane Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Brisbane Where is it located?: Brisbane is located halfway up Australia’s east coast, just over the border of New South Wales in Queensland. Why do people go there?: Brisbane is a great stopping point for backpackers making their way up, or down, the coast. The meandering river is worth a ride […]
Auckland Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Auckland Where is it located?: Auckland is located two-thirds of the way up New Zealand’s north island, on the west coast/Tasman Sea. Why do people go there?: New Zealand’s largest city and it’s only claim to, um, nightlife. Gateway to New Zealand, especially the Bay of Islands. Home to the best […]
Adelaide Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Adelaide Where is it located?: Adelaide it located in South Australia, near the border of Victoria, on the southern coast. Why do people go there?: For a perfectly laid out city with a manageable population and world-class wineries nearby, head to Adelaide. Also near the fantastic Ocean Road, and the start/end […]
New Zealand Travel Facts
The Basics Country: New Zealand Where is it?: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia Why do people go here?: Lord of the Rings! It’s where the hobbits live! For those less LOTR inclined, there is the staggering natural beauty of mountains, glaciers (you can hike ‘em!), lakes and rock formations. There […]