Tag: Travel

Recharge & Routines in Airlie Beach

RECAP, RECHARGE AND ROUTINES After returning from my 3 day, 3 night sailing trip on the Whitsundays (see Sunsets, Sailing & Secret Missions) I decided to stay in Airlie Beach for a few days to recharge and get a bit of routine back in my life. It was hard keeping up with my blog posts, Read More …

Staying Dingo Safe

FRASER ISLAND 4-WHEEL DRIVE TAG ALONG TOUR Measuring at 120 km long and 15 km wide, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and the only place where rainforest grows on sand (lonely planet). By now I had been travelling the east coast for two weeks and it was finally time for my Read More …

Nature-loving in Noosa

FROM LONG COASTAL TREKS TO LARGE WEEKEND MARKETS From pristine beaches, crystal clear waters and lush, tropical rainforests to sophisticated shopping and delectable dining, Noosa has it all. I spent a number of days exploring the natural beauty of the popular resort town, relaxing on the beach, SUP boarding along the river and trekking across Read More …

Curious about Caloundra

SEAGULLS & SUNSETS SOUTH OF THE SUNSHINE COAST Caloundra – the southernmost community on the sunshine coast and Australia’s tidiest town–surprised me by its unpredicted beauty. I arrived in this seemly dull coastal town; eager to get back to the beach life I had left before heading off to Brisbane (see Brisbane Big City Blues). Read More …

Brisbane Big City Blues

BAR HOPPING AND WINDOW SHOPPING Day 1 – Friday I left Coolangatta (see Caught in the Clouds in Coolangatta) feeling a little glum as, so far, I had spent most of my time in Australia in small coastal towns and I was now off to a big city away from the sea. I had pretty Read More …

Caught the clouds in Coolangatta

SUNRISE MISSION AND GOLD COAST EXPEDITION Coolangatta, the southernmost seaside town of the Gold Coast and of Queensland sits north of the New South Wales border. Arriving here late on a Monday night, and only staying a few days, Coolangatta (referred to by locals as Cooly) somehow seemed more laid-back and calm than Byron Bay. Read More …

Barefoot in Byron Bay

WEEPING EYES AND HEARTBREAKING GOODBYES A place drenched in beauty, escapism and barefoot beach bums. A place where those who pass through always stay longer than intended – whether it be for a couple days, a week or more. I stayed for four months (see Byron Bay Bliss). I have spoken to many travellers passing through this Read More …

Exploring Sydney’s CBD

INNER CITY SIGHTS AND BRIGHT CITY LIGHTS Day 3 – Saturday It was a sunny Saturday in Sydney with so much to see. Today I was going to tackle the eastern side of the central building district (CBD). Leaving my hostel early and making my way north-west into Hyde Park, I went to see the Read More …