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.

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An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

It's well known that being a single mum is tough and we often hear of the struggles these hard working women face but a lot of them will admit they rely on the support from their family and friends to help them raise their child, as do couples with children. I recently read a post by Constance … Continue reading An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

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 sponsorship 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 sponsorship 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

Bucket List Update

Two big fat ticks have recently been added to my Bucket List -  see the updated version here: Bucket List I finally got to spend Christmas Day on the beach in Australia after two failed attempts due to rain in previous years. This year was just perfect for a real Aussie Christmas!   I also got to … Continue reading Bucket List Update

Australia: Reef and Whitehaven Sea Plane Scenic Tour – A Photo Diary

On a recent Family trip to Airlie Beach, Australia we had planned a scenic Reef and Whitehaven Sea Plane tour. We had Chosen to go with Air Whitsunday who offer the scenic 1 hour flight from a sea plane over the Whitsunday Island's including Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach and parts of the Great Barrier Reef where … Continue reading Australia: Reef and Whitehaven Sea Plane Scenic Tour – A Photo Diary