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To See and Do in Australia

Australia is a BIG place and planning your journey can be a little intimidating - where to start?! You don't want to miss out on the highlights and you want to skip the boring bits, right?! Let us help with that... Here is what we found on part 1 of our big lap of Australia.

Mission Beach: An Island Paradise on the Australia Mainland

It was on a midday walk along the palm-tree fringed beach that the thought hit me, 'what if we never find a place more beautiful than this?'. Apart from being filled with awe at just how...

Gloriously Gaudy: Gold Coast

I feel like I owe the Gold Coast an apology. I judged it years before every experiencing it and while part of my presumptions were on the money some were not. The Gold Coast...

5 Weeks on the Legendary Pacific Coast

The Legendary Pacific Coast stretches from Sydney to Brisbane and covers some amazing coastal landmarks, chilled out surf towns, picturesque river-mouths and offers some seriously wild animal interactions. Leaving life on the Scenic Rim...

Camp with Kangaroos in an abandoned Jail at South West Rocks

Anai: "Should I be worried?" Monique: "I'm really not sure...maybe" Anai: "You're Australian, you should know this shit" We both froze in our places as the big daddy kangaroo continued to eat his grass and move...

Enjoy the simple life in Camden Haven

Riverways and lakes meet the ocean in a spectacular landscape of blues and greens in the Camden Haven region of NSW. This area is not one for partying or rowdy nights, it is for...

Lennox Head and the Ballina Coast

Finding blissed out surf towns like Lennox Head is one of the reasons we travel. Made up of two quite distinct areas, the Lennox Head township and the hills towards Ballina. The flat-lying townships...

Chill Out in Byron Bay & Brunswick Heads

Looking for great waves, the chance to paddle with the dolphins and eat a range of fresh, exciting and (importantly for me) allergy-friendly food? Byron Bay and quiet neighbour Brunswick Heads are what you've...

The Story of Two City Kids In Cattle Country: Belyando Crossing

The diary of two travelers working in an outback roadhouse What happens when two city kids, border-hipsters at that, head into regional Queensland, 200kms from civilisation for 8 weeks of flipping burgers for truckies and...

What to do in Townsville: 10 FREE and fun things to do

Townsville is a gem! After a quick google image search (that is about the extent of our research generally) we decided to apply for a housesitting gig for four weeks in Townsville and were...

Agnes Water and the Town of 1770

These two sister-townships have to be two of the best-named towns in Australia. 1770, that is actually the name of the town, was named after the year that Lieutenant Cook (soon to become Captain...

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