Category: Australia

Mount Martha Pillars

It was hard to believe we were still in Melbourne when we were standing at the Pillars at Mount Martha. Only a 45 minute drive from the CBD, Mount Martha on the Mornington Peninsula seemed like a beach straight out of Europe with it’s crystal clear water, steep cliffs and pebble beaches. After seeing pictures…

By admin 24 August 2023 Off

The Mantra Portsea Hotel Review

On our recent winter getaway to Port Douglas we stayed at the Mantra Portsea. Located just three blocks from Macrossan Street, the main strip of shops, and one block from the famous Four Mile Beach, you definitely don’t need a car to get around if you’re staying here. With all types of rooms available, from…

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Road Tripping to Cape Tribulation

We had a spare day while we were in Port Douglas and thought that we would take a road trip to Cape Tribulation for something to do. We like road tripping and especially enjoy exploring new places, so we thought why not make the most of our time in North Queensland and really explore the…

By admin 24 August 2023 Off

Low Isles & The Great Barrier Reef

After two trips to Hawaii and countless tours around Oahu looking for turtles, can you believe that I found one happily swimming off the shores of my own country. If you’re on a crazy turtle mission like I have been I will say this – the Great Barrier Reef is the place to be. While…

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30 Things You Need To Know About Australia Before You Go

Australia has been my home for my whole life. Of all the countries that I have travelled to I would definitely say that it is one of the most diverse and interesting countries you can find. From the barren desert of the Red Centre, to tropical rainforests, beach islands, cities, forests, wildlife encounters and coastal…

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A Guide To Byron Bay

Cheer up, slow down, chillout. The sign on Ewingsdale Road leading into Byron Bay sums up the vibe perfectly. The famous beach town holds a reputation completely unique to any other in Australia. Whilst it’s well known for its beautiful coastline, perfect weather, surf breaks and close proximity to the hinterland, it’s the distinctive barefooted,…

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Day Trips To Brisbane

Brisbane. One of Australia’s biggest cities and the capital city of Queensland. While often outshone as a holiday destination by it’s very close neighbours the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane is a destination all of it’s own and shouldn’t be overlooked on your adventures around Australia, with fantastic warm weather almost all year…

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A Guide To Gold Coast Themeparks

If you’re looking for the most heart-stopping thrill rides, biggest water parks and lovely wildlife experiences, you can’t go past The Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. With five theme parks located close to the heart of the Gold Coast, it’s the perfect place to really get your adrenaline pumping. Including Dreamworld, White Water World, Seaworld,…

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