Monday, August 3, 2020

Frontier Hotel Darwin: My Case for Hostels

I decided to cut back on my spending and find an economical accommodation in Darwin.

What to Do in Darwin Besides Croc Hunt

What to Do in Darwin is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. What's there to do in Darwin? I'm not to sure because I spent most of my time going into the outback (see...

Do You Take Photos of Your Rental Car?

My Rental Car is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. While many bloggers write Hotel Reviews, few take the time to laud their rental. That's not fair to the vehicles that make adventures possible....

Guns & Butter: Darwin Travel Guide

Sure you've been to Sydney, maybe you went to Melbourne, but have you been to the Northern Territories? 

Darwin to Melbourne: Burn Those Avios!

How do you measure the value of Avios? Most will assign a dollar value of 1.5 cents. From Sydney to Darwin, I flew business for 20k Avios and took advantage of the never-ending shiraz.

Reminder: Download Qantas Entertainment App

You buy a jar of Folger's Crystals, you put it in the cupboard, you forget about it. Then later on when you need it, it's there. It lasts forever. It's freeze-dried. Freeze-dried Crystals.

Con-X-ion: How to Get from Melbourne Airport

You have a few options from Melbourne Airport. The popular one is the SkyBus which costs $19.50AUD.

Supernormal: Where to Eat in Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of food. A worthy representative of this moniker is Supernormal which is located on the famous Flinders Lane.

Vineyard Crawl: My Yarra Valley Wine Tour

Once again, I waited until the last minute to plan an integral part of my itinerary. Originally, I was supposed to go straight from Darwin to Yarra Valley for wine tasting.

Aura Hotel Melbourne: Flinders, Flinders, Flinders!

The US dollar is too strong to justify paying in points in Australia (see Too Cheap for Points, Too Much for Cash: DoubleTree Darwin). My bank account is too weak to pay $120 a night for Holiday Inns.
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