Experiences

How to Spend the Perfect Day at Scenic World

The Blue Mountains National Park offers some of the most stunning views in New South Wales. But unlike other national parks, you don’t have to be a super fit hiker to enjoy them. You can easily access some of the best viewpoints without walking very far from your car. In the Blue Mountains, you can […]

This is Why You Should Visit the Bellarine Peninsula in Winter

For someone that loves the sun as much as I do, winter in Melbourne can be rather depressing. We tend not to do as much in winter, fearing that the bad weather will ruin our plans. But sometimes we just need to escape no matter what. So recently, we booked a weekend away to the […]

A Perfect Weekend Getaway in The Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is a wine-growing region situated an hour’s drive east from Melbourne’s CBD. It is renowned for its world-class wines along with its gorgeous scenery, consisting of vineyards mixed with rolling green hills. Because it’s an easy day trip from the Victorian capital, the Yarra Valley is a popular getaway for locals and […]

Our Top 6 Wineries in The Yarra Valley

If you’re a wine lover who is visiting Melbourne, there’s one trip that you absolutely have to make. That’s a visit to the Yarra Valley wine region, the birthplace of Victoria’s booming wine industry. The Yarra Valley is less than an hour’s drive east from the city centre and it’s home to many of Australia’s most famous […]

What to Pack For Your Next Snorkelling Adventure

Travelling light is usually a great idea, but depending on the type of trip you are taking, it might not always be possible. If for example, you plan to do a lot of snorkelling on your holiday, there are a few items you should consider bringing along. Simon and I love taking snorkelling holidays. Snorkelling […]

Lady Elliot Island: The Best Place to Explore the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s seven natural wonders and one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions. Stretching two thousand, three hundred kilometres along the coast of Queensland, it is the largest coral reef on earth. The Great Barrier Reef is so large that it can be seen from outer space! It attracts over […]

26 Fantastic Wildlife Encounters For Your Bucket List

As animal lovers, the highlights of any trip we take are our encounters with wildlife. Over the years we’ve been lucky enough to come across many different species of animals, birds and marine life on our travels. This has ranged from green turtles and monk seals in Hawaii to wild elephants in Sri Lanka. But […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hiking the Diamond Head Summit Trail in Oahu

It’s not hard to find a good hike on any of the Hawaiian Islands, and Oahu is no exception. It has more hiking trails than you can realistically conquer during a two week holiday. If like us, you’re a hiker, you may find it tricky to choose from them all. But, on the eastern edge […]

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