Australia

The Great Ocean Road Self Drive: The Best Places to Stop

The Great Ocean Road is Australia’s most iconic stretch of road, and together with the Twelve Apostles, it’s one of the most photographed natural attractions in the country. It’s the pride of the state of Victoria and it’s one of the best road trips that you can do in Australia. It’s a bit of an […]

12 Beautiful Beaches in Victoria that You Won’t Want to Miss

Living in Australia, we are really spoilt because we have some amazing beaches. For beach lovers like me, Australia is a fabulous place to live, especially in summer when we often head to the water to escape the heat. While most travellers have seen photos of our world famous Bondi and Whitehaven beaches, not many […]

A Day trip to the Grampians National Park

The Grampians National Park is part of the Great Southern Touring Route, and so for a lot of tourists, a visit there is a one-day affair on the way to or from the Great Ocean Road. Although you can’t possibly see everything in a single day, it is possible to see the main sights and to […]

A Visit to Tasmania’s Breathtaking Bay of Fires

There’s definitely no shortage of breathtaking places to visit in Tasmania, and even though the state is quite small, you could easily travel around it for weeks and not see them all. The Bay of Fires is one of those amazing places. This hidden gem of Tasmania stretches fifty kilometres from Binalong Bay to Eddystone […]

10 Things to Do in The Tamar Valley

Running alongside the Tamar River, the Tamar Valley stretches sixty kilometres north from the Tasmanian city of Launceston, up to the Bass Strait. It’s Tasmania’s oldest wine growing region and is renowned as one of the best in Australia. Simon and I both love wine, but surprisingly after eight trips to Tasmania, we still hadn’t […]

A Guide to Pambula and the Stunning Sapphire Coast

Living in a country as big as Australia, we have no shortage of amazing places to visit. Whether they’re in our home state of Victoria, or any of the other states or territories, our country is full of little gems to see. We’ve visited several of them on more than one occasion. But there are […]

Our Four-Day Itinerary to Tropical North Queensland

The last time I set foot in Tropical North Queensland, I was twenty-three, a backpacker and I had barely any money with me. I stayed at hostels out of necessity, and eating out in restaurants was definitely not something I could afford. All of the money that I had, I spent on trips visiting the […]

Hiking the Main Range Track to Mount Kosciuszko

After spending a wonderful Christmas in Pambula, New South Wales this year, we were feeling the side effects of eating way too much food, and certainly not enough hiking! So it was just as well that after leaving Pambula we drove north to the town of Jindabyne, an all year round haven for skiers, hikers […]

Riding the Skyrail and Kuranda Scenic Railway in Cairns

On our recent trip to tropical North Queensland, there were two things we knew we had to do. The first was to revisit the Great Barrier Reef. That’s a no-brainer, you can’t head up there and not go snorkelling on the reef. But many people had also suggested taking the Skyrail over the rainforest to the […]

Our Top 10 Favourite Experiences of 2017

2017 has been a great year for us. We’ve maxed out our holidays, taking three international trips and several long weekends away within Australia. It’s been a blast! So it wasn’t very hard to put together our top ten list of experiences for the year. Taking a boat right up close to an active lava […]

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