Oceania Category Posts

The Ultimate Foodie Tour Experience with MISA Travel’s Chef Wan Margaret River Gourmet Escape Tour

September 30, 2015

Having gone on food trails in Sydney and the Southern Highlands in Australia, I can attest to the high quality locally-grown and produced food that makes the dining experience...

What to Do and See in the Southern Highlands, New South Wales, Australia – Unique Experiences with the Southern Highland Trike Tours

October 24, 2014

The Southern Highlands is known for its picturesque towns like Berrima, historic mansions and public buildings.  The Highlands is also a popular weekend getaway where one can get in...

Review of Pullman Sydney Hyde Park and Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour

October 14, 2014

During our recent foodie trip to Sydney, we stayed at two Pullman Hotels with excellent locations and great accommodation and services – the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park and the...

Dining Experiences in the Southern Highlands – Eschalot, Bendooley Bar & Grill, Montfort’s Dining Room and Biota Dining

October 12, 2014

We shared about our dining experience at Sydney’s restaurants e.g. CHISWICK, Sagra, Three Blue Ducks and raved about their fresh food produce and how some of these restaurants even...

What to Do Around Centennial Park in Sydney – Australian Garden Show Sydney, Parklands Equestrian Centre and Moore Park Golf

September 30, 2014

Having done the usual Sydney touristy stuff e.g. Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and eating at Sydney’s popular restaurants like CHISWICK, you might want to check out Centennial...

Exploring Sydney’s Food Scene with Sagra, Q Dining, CHISWICK, The Potting Shed and Three Blue Ducks

September 22, 2014

Sydney is home to some of Australia’s best restaurants – here you can enjoy many award-winning gourmet dining experiences and dynamic chefs well-known for their innovative cuisine. Some of...

Exploring Mount Eden (Maungawhau) in Auckland

December 16, 2013

No trip to Auckland would be complete without a visit to Mount Eden – one of Auckland’s highest natural point (the SkyCity SkyTower is of course much higher). The...

Different Australia Visa Options for Different Reasons

July 1, 2011

PassportChop had received a few email enquiries from confused readers who were not sure on which visa to apply for their trip to Australia. Thus we had prepared this...

New Zealand Auckland Souvenirs: Manuka Honey, Kiwi Chocolate

June 11, 2011

Manuka Honey is perhaps one of Auckland (or New Zealand)’s most famous tourism exports. Not surprisingly, we found Manuka Honey sold in various forms in all souvenir shops and...

Ultimate Auckland Experience with Explore NZ – Whale & Dolphin Safari

May 7, 2011

Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf area is one of the world’s most biologically and geographically diverse maritime national park. Over 25 of the 37 southern hemisphere marine mammals...