Category Archive: On the Road

These posts are about our reflections and observations on being on the road.

May 30

Delicious Food and Wine Road Trips in Australia

With a ridiculously diverse range of jaw-dropping landscapes, a good connection of highways and impossibly scenic back roads, Australia is a country that is just made for road trips. Add fabulous produce sold from farmers’ gates, fantastic seafood served up sand-side, wonderful wineries with welcoming cellar doors, gastronomic restaurants overlooking the grapes, and small town …

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Jan 31

Exploring the Lost City of Mahendraparvata at Mount Kulen Cambodia

Srah Damrie, Mount Kulen, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

We’ve been fielding questions about exploring the so-called lost city of Mahendraparvata at Mount Kulen or Phnom Kulen in northern Cambodia, which we wrote about extensively last year, following the New York Times’ recent mention of it under a Siem Reap entry at #47 on its 52 Places to Go in 2014 list. While the elephant …

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Jan 07

The Best Road Trips in Australia

Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia.

Following our recent post on tips for road trips in Australia, readers asked us to recommend some of our favourite road trips in Australia. As far as we’re concerned, Australia is home to the world’s best road trips and in our many years of travelling, whether it was summer caravanning holidays as kids, my five year-long …

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Sep 06

New Zealand Sceptics? Not Likely!

New Zealand sceptics? Not us! Whenever we met locals on our recent trip in to New Zealand we joked that we were probably the last two Australians to visit. Some of our closest friends are New Zealanders and most of our Aussie friends have been there – either for the snow or the Pinot. We’ve wanted to …

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Sep 03

An Update from the Road – and Sky and Sea

We thought we owed you an update from the road, an explanation as to why we’ve been slow blogging on Grantourismo lately, before we get back into the swing of things and get up to speed with our posting. Travel writers and bloggers continually complain that one of the biggest challenges is finding balance between …

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