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A Quick Guide to Yeppoon, Capricorn Coast

The relaxed and low-key coastal town of Yeppoon is a 40-minute drive from Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia. It’s the place to go for outdoor enthusiasts searching for a quiet, less touristy place to visit. With stunning scenery, plenty of beaches and nearby islands to escape to, it’s worth spending a few days to take it all in. We visited during the peak of...

Etretat: The Most Picturesque Town in Normandie

The small town of Etretat in the French region of Normandy, is one of the jewels of the region. Impressionist artists such as Gustave Courbet and Claude Monet were fascinated by Etretat’s natural beauty and it’s not hard to see why. With its incredibly tall, white chalk cliffs and arches, Etretat is one of the most visited places in Normandy. If you are looking for...

10 Best Things to do in Cappadocia

The Fairy Tale region of Cappadocia is in the central region of Turkey called Anatolia. This is a magical, breathtaking part of Turkey that every avid traveller should try and visit at least once in their life. With fairy chimneys poking out of the ground, hundreds of hot air balloons flying in the sky at sunrise, and remarkable rock formations all around, you’ll...

Hiking In Cappadocia: Two Hikes Not to Miss

Everyone knows of Cappadocia as the place to go for hot air ballooning. Of course, you should absolutely splurge on a hot air balloon ride while in Cappadocia. It’s an experience you will remember for the rest of your life. We absolutely loved our hot air balloon ride and highly recommend it. However, Cappadocia has so much more to offer than just hot air ballooning...

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia

Hot Air Ballooning Cappadocia: Through My Lens A Photo Essay

Ever since photos of it began flooding Instagram feeds all over the world, a hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia has become one of the world’s most popular travel experiences. Every morning, at sunrise, hundreds of hot air balloons float above Cappadocia’s unique, fairy-tale-like landscape. After taking part in the show recently, I totally understand the hype and...

Istanbul: Our Quick Guide For First Time Travellers

Istanbul has long been on my bucket list and, when we finally got a chance to visit it recently, it absolutely exceeded my expectations. Istanbul is an incredible city that is set on two continents with the Bosphorous Strait dividing the city in two. The East bank of the Bosphorous is part of Asia, while the West bank is part of Europe. So, in Istanbul, you can...

A Quick Guide to Kingaroy, South Burnett Region

The country town of Kingaroy is the largest town of the South Burnett wine region and that’s where we spent our Easter break this year. It’s three hours from Brisbane and two and a half hours from our home on the Sunshine Coast. If there is one thing we miss about Melbourne, it’s the city’s proximity to so many wineries. Compared to Victoria, there aren’t many wine...

Kalbar Sunflower Festival 2023: Through My Lens A Photo Essay

Any excuse to go to the Scenic Rim is good enough for us. The latest excuse was the Kalbar Sunflower Festival. Every year, for a long weekend only, Kalbar welcomes thousands of people to enjoy its incredible display of sunflowers. It doesn’t last long enough and when it is on, it’s a do not miss event for anyone who enjoys the beauty of sunflowers. One million...

Hiking Mount Greville In The Scenic Rim

We headed back to the Scenic Rim again over the Christmas holidays and while there, we decided to hike another one of the many peaks that the rim has to offer, Mount Greville. Mount Greville was a peak that I had on my hiking bucket list for two reasons. Firstly, every time we’ve visited the Moogerah Dam in the past, Mount Greville always looked so impressive, rising...

16 Amazing Things to Do in and Around Noosa

The beach town of Noosa is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Queensland. Its popularity is not a surprise with the number of awesome things to do in and around it. It’s packed with stunning beaches, plenty of day trip options, lots of breweries, good shopping and it has some beautiful hinterland drives to be had. It’s also famous for its incredible...