Episode 26: Australia and New Zealand with Rachel Grandi

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Archer the Koala, Ferndale Wildlife Park’s most famous resident

In this episode, friend of the podcast Rachel Grandi stops by to chat about her recent three-week adventure across Australia and New Zealand. In addition to animals both adorable and edible, Rachel discusses the logistics of planning long-haul, multi-country travel, as well as the delights and challenges of traveling with your partner.

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SHOW NOTES

Australia

Ferndale Wildlife Park – Meet Archer the Koala and a host of other animals at Sydney’s hands-on wildlife experience.

Reef Encounter – This is the company Rachel recommends for touring the Great Barrier Reef. They offer underwater camera rentals.

Easey’s – This Melbourne establishment offers the best mac and cheese in a converted train. Who could ask for more?

Eau de Vie – Ines highly recommends this speakeasy in the Sydney’s Kirketon Hotel for delightful craft cocktails.

Fergburger – Get your burger on at this Australian chain, which touts the best burgers in the world.

New Zealand

International Antarctic Centre – Hang out with penguins and learn about the Antarctic at this Christchurch attraction.

Pedro’s House of Lamb – This Christchurch restaurant is so delicious that it’s worth eating in a parking lot (takeaway only).

Legendary Black Water Rafting Co.– Rachel’s recommendation for checking out the Waitomo glowworm caves.

 

 

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