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Jurassic Park Comes to Life in Australia

Model dinosaur at Palmersaurus © Kae Yen Wong Someone obviously didn't get the memo that Jurassic Park was a cautionary tale. Palmersaurus is a new theme park in Australia that opened recently on the...
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The Best Spots for Whale Watching in Australia

Although it's often associated with kangaroos and koalas, there are also whales living in the waters surrounding Australia. The country offers many prime spots for spotting these endangered gentle giants, from...
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Facebooking Woman Tumbles Off Pier

© Maurice This might come as a surprise to you, but I cannot fly. Because of this awkward gap in my skillset, I avoid using my smartphone or engaging in any other potentially distracting activity...
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Wounded Roo Seeks Treatment at Airport Pharmacy

Kangaroo ©Jon Wiley Stop me if you've heard this one before. So a kangaroo hops into a pharmacy at the airport and... Actually, this is not a joke. An injured kangaroo made its way to a pharmacy in...
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Qantas Flight Grounded by Snake

Mandarin Rat Snake © snakecollector It's reassuring to know that airline employees are on guard, protecting passengers from snakes, but that may have been cold comfort to hundreds of passengers who...
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Landmark Wedding Performed on Air New Zealand

First inflight same-sex wedding in New Zealand © To mark the legalization of same-sex marriage in New Zealand, the country's national carrier held a special ceremony on one of its aircraft. A marriage...
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Sydney to Debut Strictly Ballroom Musical

©Garry Wilmore Sydney may not be the first destination that springs to mind when the subject of musical theatre is mentioned, but it's about to host the worldwide debut of a long-awaited new...