Category: Australia

That mysterious island at the bottom of the world has been where I’ve spent most of my travel time over the last few years. Australia’s a special place, and I’d recommend anyone travel there. Thecountry’s got it all; rainforest, desert, ancient Aboriginal sites, modern cities, beaches, scorching heat and even ski slopes. And I haven’t even started on the laid-back lifestyle, the coffee, and the road trips. There’s so many incredible reasons to visit Australia. Shall we begin?

The Best Hotels in Coober Pedy, South Australia

When you’ve been driving through the outback for hours and hours on end with only the barren landscape and occasional kangaroo for company, you’re pretty happy to reach any kind of destination, trust me. When this destination is a town where everyone lives underground? Well, for me that just adds…

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The Best Darwin Tours: See the Top End of Australia

There isn’t anywhere in the world quite like Darwin. Completely isolated from any other city in Australia, Darwin is synonymous with dramatic weather, crocodiles (they don’t run around the centre, don’t worry!), modern and ancient Aboriginal history, unique surrounding nature  and… a lot of drunk backpackers. Even if you don’t…

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These Are the Best Byron Bay Beaches That You’ll Love

I seem to start every blog post I write about Byron Bay by mentioning how I lived in a tent there for five months, so if this is your first time here, hi my name’s Claire and I lived in a tent in Byron Bay for five months. Now that’s…

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Living in a Tent

Long Term Tent Camping While Travelling – The Conclusive Guide!

Are you seeking for a way to make your travels cheaper? Interested in cheap – or even free accomodation? Long term tent camping while travelling was my solution to saving money in Australia. I sacrificed on amenities like plug sockets and an attached bathroom – but I gained the freedom…

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The Best Vegan Restaurants Byron Bay has to Offer

Byron, Byron, Byron…. Did I ever mention I’m in love with this place? From the nightly drum circle, to the views from the lighthouse, to the atmosphere at the Arts Factory hostel where I lived in a tent for 5 months – Byron Bay has a very special place in…

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10 Fabulous Day Trips from Byron Bay

I don’t think it’s any secret how much I love Byron Bay. The place changed my life, it was exactly what I needed at that point of my journey, and it put me in great stead for everything to come. I always recommend people visiting Byron Bay to stay as…

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Brisbane Itinerary: 3 Days in the City

Brisbane is often considered as the getaway to Queensland. It’s true that it’s an exciting Australian region to explore. Brisbane is the start and terminus for a lot of road trips, including the Brisbane to Sydney road trip. But don’t be in a hurry to leave the capital city behind…

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Road Trip in Australia: An Itinerary for the Whole Country!

G’day mates, I’m here to take you on a 6 month long road trip in Australia. Well, I’m not actually taking you (although maybe I’ll get the chance to do guided road trips around this beautiful country at some point, watch this space!), but, with this 6 month itinerary for…

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Fun Things to do in Newcastle, Australia in 2 Days

Newcastle is a regional city in New South Wales, located around two hours north of Sydney. It’s definitely a place worth visiting in its own right. Newy as it is known, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on NSW’s mid-coast, as well as cool little bars, shops…

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3 Days in Hobart Itinerary: A Local’s Tips

I always rave about Perth, my favourite Australian city – but Hobart’s pretty special as well. Unfortunately, I only spent a couple of days here on my Tasmania road trip – so Kristy, who knows Hobart very well, has provided us with an itinerary for 3 to 4 days in Hobart!…

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