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Ayer's Rock

Battling Loneliness in the Australian Outback

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Australia is a big part of my life, having married an Aussie and having spent the formative years of 19-21 in Sydney as a Rabbinical student. I return...

Did a Dingo Really Get Her Baby?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 03.15.2016 | Crime
Garry Rodgers

Lindy Chamberlain was charged with Azaria's first-degree murder and convicted of her daughter's slaying. After thirty-two years, eight legal proceedings, and tens of millions spent in the investigation, Lindy was finally exonerated by a coroner's inquest.

The Art of Not Doing: The Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In the eager pool of morning light there rises The Rock. It is perhaps the most iconic symbol of the implacable indifferences of inhospitable landscapes, its dimensions timeless, unsummarized. And I want to climb it.

An Aussie Out of Water: 3 Nights in the Outback

Dominique Kane | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Dominique Kane

It was a blistering 35 degrees Celsius, but I was so preoccupied by my new surroundings that I barely noticed the heat. As I started the ignition of my rental car, my nerves tingled. I'm alone, in the desert. I'm going to be driving around in the desert, alone.

A Journey Through Australia's Northern Territory

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I had been to Australia more than 10 years ago and spent time exploring bustling Sydney and beautiful Cairns. Two of my most favorite places ever!

OF COURSE THEY GET TO DO THIS

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

As they continue their tour of Australia tomorrow, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will see rain waterfall-ing off Uluru, a sacred rock formation in...

Ten Things to Do at Ayers Rock

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

Ayer's Roc, also called Uluru, is the spiritual and geographical center of the Australian continent. The best times to see the rock is at sunset and sunrise, when the light seems to change the colors of the rocks from a burnished orange to a deep mauve.

Is Your Refrigerator Door a Piéce De Résistance?

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 07.20.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

On my way to the kitchen, I felt a break in the force -- something was definitely off kilter. It was then that I heard those few words that can turn a marriage into chaos.

Australia: First Impressions

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Australia is so big and diverse that a first impression from landing in Brisbane is like a first impression of America from landing in Atlanta. But fi...

Why Australia?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

It all started in 1979 with a movie. My dad was not a father who was generous with compliments, advice, or even gifts. So when he did say something, i...

Happy Australia Day (Eve)

Posted 01.25.2013 | Travel

Australia Day is a fun house mirror version of July 4. Instead of celebrating their independence from Britain, Aussies raise a pint to the arrival of ...