Australasia Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Introduction – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Lynn Holmgren takes on Wollongong.
Getting There – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
How to get yourself there - affordably.
Getting Around – Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Explore the city and traverse the countryside.
Melbourne, Victoria – July 1999
Coffee shops, garage sales and a trip to the drive
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 […]
Wellington Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Wellington Where is it located?: Wellington is located at the southern tip of the North Island, on the Cook Strait. Why do people go there?: As the capital of New Zealand, Wellington is home to an impressive number of sharp-looking museums and a decent amount of nightlife�at least on the weekends. […]
Australia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Australia Where is it?: Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean Why do people go here?: Work, play, travel and why don’t independent backpackers head down under? With one of the most extensive backpacker networks in the world outside of western Europe, Australia draws ‘em for the coast, […]
Sydney Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Sydney Where is it located?: Sydney is located halfway up the coast of New South Wales. It sits in the southeastern corner of Australia. Why do people go there?: Sydney is Australia’s largest, and oldest, city. It’s home to the Opera House, the Circle Quay, numerous ferries, and is most traveler’s […]
Christchurch, New Zealand – May 1999
Christchurch, New Zealand – May 1999 Introduction to Christchurch and some great things