Northern Territory

Travel ideas for the Northern Territory in Australia

Darwin markets, Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Northern Territory, Oceania

Australia: Wandering the amazing Darwin markets

The Darwin markets simply blew me away. For multi-cultural, social and gastronomic pleasures they are pretty hard to beat when looking for things to do in Darwin. Mindil Beach markets The Mindil Beach sunset markets are at the top of my list with good reason. On Thursday and Sunday evenings […]

Darwin, Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Northern Territory, Oceania

Australia’s Top End: Things to do in Darwin

I loved Australia’s Northern Territory capital, and this isolated city of only 150,000 people offers so much for visitors it was difficult to pick my favourite things to do in Darwin, even before you set out to explore Kakadu and Litchfield national parks because Darwin is a great base for exploring […]

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Northern Territory

Australia: A travel itinerary for the ‘Top End’

I’ve never flown five hours and still been in the same country before! I was excited to explore Australia’s Northern Territory, colloquially known as the ‘Top End’. After a year of travelling in Australia, it was great to encounter what seemed like a different culture from the rest of the […]

Australia wildflowers
Australia, Hiking Travel Ideas, Northern Territory, Oceania

Why you shouldn’t climb Uluru but walk around it

The Anangu traditional owners of Uluru (formerly known as Ayers Rock) in Australia’s magnificent Red Centre  hold this unique rock formation sacred and prefer that people don’t climb it. Along with the obvious environmental damage that comes from climbing Uluru, this is an obvious reason to walk around Uluru rather than […]