Australian Travels – Southern Highlands and Sydney

I didn’t see much of Melbourne, just managing a quick tram ride into the city and back, and I set off at about 9am for the only day of solid driving on my trip. Once clear of Melbourne, the Hume Freeway was easy driving at 110km/h, and pretty boring too. The landscape on this side […]

Australian Travels – Sydney and The Blue Mountains

Despite using up all of my Star Alliance miles on an upgrade to business class I couldn’t help thinking that a straight-through journey from London to Sydney (with just a plane change in Singapore) was a bit of a mistake, so I was looking forward to a rest and some home comforts on my arrival […]