Category Archives: Australia

Milton Park Country House Hotel & Spa

Story and photography by Sharon King Hoge Arched Palladian windows… stately stone urns… dappled pathways… are signature features of Milton Park an historic resort in the manicured rolling landscape of the Southern Highlands an hour south of Sydney, Australia.  Originally called Mansfield … Continue reading

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Heading Straight Up Down Under

A Bus Trip Along Australia’s Stuart Hiway Two weeks after crossing Russia from Moscow to Vladivostok, I transversed Australia by bus, slicing the continent up the middle, south to north, from Adelaide to Darwin on the Stuart Highway, named for … Continue reading

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Australia Travel Tips: How to Get the Most Out of the Smallest Continent

Australia may be the smallest continent but it’s still a vast amount of space to cover — about equal in size to the continental U.S. Trying to see it all in a week or two is daunting, but here are … Continue reading

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney Review

Published in Global Traveler With two world-class sights, Sydney’s Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, right outside its windows, it may not be an exaggeration to claim the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney offers the world’s best hotel views. More than 90 … Continue reading

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Hilton Adelaide Review

Adelaide, Australia, may be as “ever-lovin’” as the girlfriend Frank Sinatra sings about inGuys and Dolls, but unlike her, you’re not “takin’ a chance” if you choose to stay in the city’s Hilton. A modern tower surrounded by charming traditional courthouses, … Continue reading

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