G’day it’s Emily again, ready to give you more information about my favourite city, Melbourne!
There's always a festival going on in Melbourne, whether it's film, comedy, arts, music or design. So I would like to share with you some of my favourite Melbourne festivals.
Australian Open - 13 - 26 January
This great summer event is held in Melbourne over the last fortnight of January every year. It is a major international tennis event dating back to 1905.
The Australian Open typically has very high attendance, second ...<< MORE >>
Muraho everyone! (that's hello in Kinyarwanda -the official language of Rwanda). I wanted to tell you about the amazing experience I recently had tracking the Mountain Gorillas of the Virungu Mountains. This was by far the coolest thing I have ever done in my life, and anyone with a passion for wildlife should definitely put this on their bucket list!
You begin the morning quite early (5.30a) wake up call. Our lodge was in the mountains, so after breakfast, we jumped in with our guide, William, and started the 45 ...<< MORE >>
Hi everyone, it's Emily! The world’s first organised commercial bungee jumping began in New Zealand. So what better place to take your very own first bungy jump?! Sound a little crazy or too adventurous for you? I thought so too… until I had the opportunity to do it myself last month in New Zealand. As I learned from Regan Pearce from A J Hackett Bungy New Zealand, “bungy jumping is from the neck up.” Which basically means, it’s all psychological. I tried to remember this when I was ...<< MORE >>
Rotary International is a service organization that started in 1905 and now has 1.2 million members worldwide. Their mission is “commitment to service above self,” with over 34,000 clubs Rotary International is doing a great service to help better our world. The Rotary focuses on service in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe.
The 2014 Rotary International Convention is going down under. The 105th annual convention will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park from 1-4 of June. ...<< MORE >>
Hello everyone, it’s Shannon here. I just returned from an amazing 16 day trip to New Zealand. Yes, I drove myself on the wrong side of the road. It was a bit of a challenge the first day, but after that, no worries. You have to laugh at yourself the 5th time you hit the windshield wipers instead of the blinkers. J
So I wanted to share with you some the “must sees” of New Zealand and a ...<< MORE >>