Northern Territory

Tastes of Darwin

Darwin is a multicultural, tropical cosmopolitan in the Top End, and it celebrates its diversity through food! With a population from over 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnicities including the Larrakia Aboriginal people, the capital city of the Northern Territory has brought together a plethora of culinary choices, offering a gastronomic experience influenced by […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory|0 Comments

Wonders of the Top End

Imagine a vast landscape of undulating lowland plains, dramatic escarpments and trails leading to ancient Aboriginal rock art sites, picturesque wetlands thriving with wildlife, and the Nat Geo moment of crocodiles with wide gaping jaws – you are beginning to get the picture of the Northern Territory. A short 4.5-hour flight from Singapore, Darwin […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Australia, Northern Territory|1 Comment

The Top End attractions

A short 4-day trip to the Top End of the Northern Territory of Australia has left me a unique collection of memories from braving the jumping crocodile cruise along a river infested with hundreds of crocodiles, to the world-class Nourlangie Aboriginal rock art site and the famous Yellow Water Billabong in Kakadu where it […]

By |March 17th, 2011|Australia, Northern Territory|3 Comments

Mindil Beach Sunset Market + Fireworks

The best way to end your day in Darwin is a visit to the popular Mindil Beach Sunset Market. Sunset lovers won’t want to miss this. Check out the sunset time of the day to make sure you catch the magnificent golden sun set in the horizon across Mindil Beach. Sunset during the dry […]

By |March 14th, 2011|Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory|2 Comments

Of Termite Mounds & Falls

On the 4th day in the Top End of the Northern Territory before we flew back to Singapore in the afternoon, we still had time for a morning jaunt to Litchfield National Park.
Litchfield National Park
Litchfield National Park is 1 ½-hr drive from Darwin. The monsoonal rainforest, intriguing rock formations, huge termite mounds, magnificent waterfalls […]

By |March 10th, 2011|Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory|3 Comments

Ancient Aboriginal Rock Drawings

Step back in time as you enter Aboriginal rock shelters and rock art galleries in the Nourlangie region of Kakadu National Park. Be awestruck with stunning Aboriginal rock drawings as you hike along a 1.5-km circular walk around the ancient art sites. History is literally at your feet.

The Aboriginal people still live in Kakadu […]

By |March 7th, 2011|Australia, Northern Territory|3 Comments

The World Famous Yellow Water Billabong

The world’s famous Yellow Water Billabong – Kakadu’s World Heritage wetlands – are abounding with a diversity of birdlife, wildlife and rich vegetations. The Yellow Water land-locked billabong forms part of the South Alligator River floodplain and has long been the Aboriginal people’s important food gathering area.

The great white egret taking flight off the […]

By |March 3rd, 2011|Australia, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory|3 Comments

Arriving Kakadu National Park

The driving journey from Darwin to Kakadu National Park takes about 3-hr and in between we took the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise on Adelaide River.

The ultimate destination of the day was Kakadu National Park, a World Heritage listed site that covers a huge area of 19,000 km2, almost twice the size of Switzerland. It […]

By |March 1st, 2011|Australia, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory|2 Comments

Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise

 
Things to do on the way to Kakadu
You don’t always come across a river infested with crocodiles do you? Let alone to mention one that leaps high out of water. Home to over 1,600-strong congregation of crocs, the thought of cruising along the Adelaide River had struck me uneven for sometime before I decided […]

By |February 26th, 2011|Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory|3 Comments

Darwin Day 1

Darwin, the capital city of Northern Territory, serves as a gateway to explore the Top End’s attractions and immense in world-class Aboriginal art sites.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Within a stone’s throw away from the city centre, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is home to a broad collection […]

By |February 23rd, 2011|Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory|4 Comments