Reflecting on my 2015 Travel Resolutions

Confession time: I re-read my 2015 Travel Resolutions post maybe twice this year. And when I did? “Slow down, crazy!” were pretty much the only thoughts that popped into my head. At the start of the year, I made a very ambitious list of “travel resolutions” for 2015. Re-reading the list now, I have to giggle at how much I was planning to squeeze into … Continue reading Reflecting on my 2015 Travel Resolutions

Waterfall Way NSW Australia

Celebrating the in-betweeners on Waterfall Way

Last year I went on a road trip with my family through Waterfall Way, the most beautiful drive in New South Wales. I have been in awe of the beauty of Queensland for years, but before this trip I’d never given regional New South Wales too much thought. I’ve done a few posts about the highlights of the trip, the Queensland section of the trip … Continue reading Celebrating the in-betweeners on Waterfall Way

Postcards: One night in Tenterfield, NSW

Despite being a stone’s throw from the Queensland border, and miles from Sydney, Tenterfield immediately struck me as a town belonging to New South Wales. The wide thoroughfares, palm trees and occasional sandstone building of Warwick was swapped for narrow streets lined with a charming collection of colourful, beautifully-preserved buildings from the late 19th and early 20th century. Most Australians over the age of forty will know … Continue reading Postcards: One night in Tenterfield, NSW

Complete Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

With such a spectacular harbour, whale watching is a must for Sydneysiders and visitors to the city. Whether it is an organised cruise or a coastal trek, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures. WHAT WHALES YOU WILL SEE East Coast Humpback Whales – This is the most common whale you will see when in Sydney. Southern Right Whales – … Continue reading Complete Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

Top 5 Travel Experiences of 2014

Some of these experiences or moments are “big” and others are seemingly “small”, but looking back at 2014 these are the most special ones that made it such an exciting year. Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef  If it wasn’t bad enough that for 21 years I’d lived in Queensland yet never visited our most important icon, I also spent one of those years working for … Continue reading Top 5 Travel Experiences of 2014

Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

Need a getaway beyond the usual beaches? Leave the city behind and explore Queensland’s country towns on your way to one of the most beautiful drives in Australia – Waterfall Way. Before this trip, Northern NSW was a bit of a mystery to me – despite its proximity to Brisbane, I had no idea what lay across the border except for Byron Bay, Sydney and … Continue reading Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

25 Free Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is a gorgeous, vibrant city but damn it’s expensive. Every time I visit, I find myself cringing at how much money just seems to fly out of my hands. Luckily, there’s a tonne of awesome free things to do! Pin this awesome list from NeoMam Studios to avoid the hip pocket hurt next time you visit. I’ve only been to Manly Beach, Shelly Beach and … Continue reading 25 Free Things to do in Sydney