We had our bags packed and we were raring to go! Winding down to the impending departure date out of Australia, Ben and I had 3 weeks left and boy were we going to squeeze in a lot of activities. After spending days (literally) researching relocation vans, car hire, van hire, the prospect of buying…… Continue reading The Australian West Coast – Part. 1
When you initially announce that you’re off to travel Australia, everyone warns you not to be eaten by the usual nasties; spiders, snakes and crocodiles but being the idiot that I am, I was on a mission to see one of everything on the dangerous list whilst I was here. And so when we landed…… Continue reading Crikey! Croc Central! Exploring Darwin & the Litchfield National Park
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Monday 13th February 2017 One of the main ‘to dos’ on my bucket list, written as I as researched Australia as my one way flight loomed, was a visit to Uluru, or Ayers Rock as it’s commonly known. The Facts Uluru is a large sandstone rock which sits at…… Continue reading Rocking the Red Centre
Tuesday 31st January 2017- Wednesday 8th February 2017 The city of Melbourne was one of those places that even I couldn’t believe I hadn’t visited yet. Many backpackers decide to start their Australia trip in Melbourne, others go there in search of work. Many head there for its famous arts or music scene. For me,…… Continue reading Quick Guide to Melbourne
Wednesday 1st February – Friday 3rd February 2017 After a day exploring Melbourne and St Kilda (don’t worry, there’ll be a separate post for that), the car was booked and we were ready to leave, bound for the Great Ocean Road, early the next morning. The Great Ocean Road stretches 243 kilometres along the south-eastern…… Continue reading Road Trip on the Great Ocean Road!
Monday 30th January 2017 It’s always right before leaving a place that you discover a multitude of things you’ve not done in a certain city or town yet, and Sydney was to be no different. Therefore, the day before we flew to Melbourne, with our bags still un-packed and taxis to the airport not booked,…… Continue reading Day Trip to Palm Beach
Welcome to Luxury Vs. Budget Travel. Each week this spot will feature a comparison of the Luxury side and the Budget side of a city. This week is Sydney, Australia. Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities is best known for its Harbour front Opera House, arched harbour bridge and…… Continue reading Guide to Sydney, Luxury Vs. Budget Travel.