3 Days on the Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles at our Fingertips!

Holding the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road
One of the highlights of our trip to Australia was driving the Great Ocean Road for  three days. We were lucky enough to stay with friends in Melbourne, Australia the majority of time but in the middle of the week we headed out to tour one of the most scenic drives in the world! Our friends thought we were somewhat crazy as three days really isn't that much time but we think it was just about perfect. Granted we didn't have time to relax too much but we love being active and busy anyway. ...

OneJet Increases Pittsburgh Flights, Reduces Indianapolis

OneJet Routemap updated with new Pittsburgh flights
OneJet has been quiet recently after announcing their new focus city at Pittsburgh (PIT) a couple months ago. But they have finally announced the next wave of expansion which includes more flight frequencies from Pittsburgh including having double daily roundtrips on some routes. In addition, they are expanding the days that they will have service. Currently they have flights only from Monday to Thursday but they will expand that to Monday to Friday. Outside of the increased number of fli...

Melbourne, Adventures With Our Australian Friends

Healsville Animal Sanctuary lazy Kangaroos
One of the most exciting aspects of our trip to Australia was we already had friends in Melbourne! Well Beth did at least... She had the amazing opportunity to student teach for a semester in Melbourne three years ago. It was an amazing experience for her and I have to admit I was jealous. I was stuck back in Indiana finishing up my undergrad. We had been dating for two years when she visited. Anyway, now I know why she had such a great experience. All the people she stayed with and met were so ...

Flying To Australia & New Zealand On the Cheap via Award Flights, Plus Business Class

Beth and I just finished up our amazing trip to Australia and New Zealand! Our journey took us to Melbourne where Beth student taught at and made some wonderful friends. From there we tried driving on the left side on the amazing Great Ocean Road. On a final stint we hiked and explored Queenstown, New Zealand, the adventure capital of the world. We also somehow managed to squeeze in a night in Sydney and 5 hours in Wellington. More on our adventures in future posts but first I would like to de...