Welcome to Tropical North Queensland’s Great Ocean Road.

The Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia is one of the Countries most iconic road trip's and renowned for it's popular tourist attractions such as the limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles and the London Arch, popular surf towns and scenic views. The meandering roads cutting through cliffs and hugging the coastline make up the 250km … Continue reading Welcome to Tropical North Queensland’s Great Ocean Road.

Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

If you have chosen Port Douglas as a holiday escape with your family then you will be pleased to know that Port Douglas does 'family friendly' very well. As with many towns outside of the major cities under 18's are permitted in most food and drink establishments til as late as 10-11pm, great news for … Continue reading Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Being a first time mum to be, everything about the world of pregnancy is new to me! However, I have found myself making some observations about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs that i thought i'd share. Older first-time mum’s Back in the UK in my home town in Oxfordshire I would say 60-70% of my friends … Continue reading 5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Flashback to STA’s Travel Competition 2012!

Just today I came across a link to an STA Travel article written about a competition i won back in 2012.. no i wasn't googling my own name, honestly! I had won back the cost of my flights from the UK to Australia up to the value of 1,000 pounds! Sod's law would have it that … Continue reading Flashback to STA’s Travel Competition 2012!

Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorhip trap!

The biggest question all travellers to Australia ask is, “how can I stay longer?” You’ve fallen in love with the weather, the laid back lifestyle and all the other fantastic things Australia has to offer but your working holiday visa is up and you’re not ready to leave. So, what’s next!? There are a number … Continue reading Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorhip trap!

Australia: The little town of Laverton

Steeped in over 100 years of gold rush history, Laverton is the starting point of the Outback Way which links Kalgoorlie and the Northern Goldfields with Alice Springs and Winton in Queensland. In 2012 I arrived in the regional town of Laverton to complete my 88 days of regional work for my second year visa. I … Continue reading Australia: The little town of Laverton

Vanuatu: The True ‘Land of Smiles’

Anyone who has been to Thailand will know that it is often referred to as ‘The Land of Smiles’. However, due to Thailand being a country run by a corrupt government that uses its power to bribe and manipulate, a destination where tourists are scammed on a regular basis and a place where it is … Continue reading Vanuatu: The True ‘Land of Smiles’