The Simpson Desert stretches an impressive 176,500 square kilometers across Central Australia. The region contains the world’s longest parallel sand dunes, truly unique wildlife and some of the country’s harshest terrain. It’s widely considered a 4WD enthusiast’s dream destination, which is why a tour here is a must for any traveler.
Darwin’s rich, multicultural atmosphere means there are a surprisingly large amount of delicious restaurants in town to choose from. Though Australia isn’t exactly known for being cheap, there are plenty of places in the city you can eat well on a dime.
New Zealand might seem like one of those quaint, quiet countries with green moors and hobbit homes — which, sure, some locations are exactly like that — but it definitely has a luxury side, too. Before your big trip abroad, check out this lineup of new, high-end stays throughout New Zealand with a fun variety of themes and amenities.