September 30th, 2011
In part two of our big attractions series, Scott Podmore suggest some more ideas for hitting the bright lights of Melbourne in a DriveNow car rental or campervan hire and hunting down the big stuff in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
MELBOURNE is known for it’s arts culture and fine food, but it’s not above jumping on the “big’’ bandwagon with its famous neon Skipping girl Vinegar sign. The sign, in Victoria Street, Abbotsford, is Victorian Heritage-registered and one of the state’s most significant landmarks. It was first established in the 1930s featuring “Little Audrey’’ and a smaller version [...]
September 28th, 2011
AUSTRALIA is a big country. We like to think big. In fact, it’s estimated there are more than 150 “big’’ attractions in this great nation of ours. So if you’ve ever dreamed of making it big in Australia, this is the first of a three-part series where I take a closer look at … well … the big picture.
Coff’s Harbour in NSW is a prime destination for those on the lookout for big stuff. Pick up a DriveNow hire car or camper from Sydney and take a spin for a leisurely and scenic six-and-a-half hour drive. Or, if you [...]
September 26th, 2011
One of Victoria’s most popular and most written about Car journeys is the Great Ocean Road. Officially starting at Torquay and finishing at Allansford the road is just over 240 kilometres long and includes some of Victoria’s premiere attractions.
For our Trip we picked up a hire car in Melbourne through DriveNow (that’s the Ubiquitous plug out of the way) and headed south down the freeway to Geelong about 60 mins away. We decided to make the outward journey down the Great Ocean Road and cut inland for the return trip via the Princes Highway.
First piece of advice – [...]