Amed – Bali, Indonesia.

After the regret of not having completed his Advanced PADI course in Koh Tao, Matt was determined to get certified in Bali before we headed home. We therefore made time to head to the east coast region of Amed for a few days. Amed is one of many popular areas in Bali for diving, however […]

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5 Reasons to Love Fiji!

Although we only spent two weeks in Fiji, it’s the kind of place that captures your heart almost immediately. The country is like nowhere else I have ever been and while the mainland isn’t spectacular by any means, the islands are the closest to stereotypical paradise that I have experienced. Here are just 5 reasons […]

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Brisbane, Australia.

As mentioned in earlier posts we ended up staying in Brisbane twice – once on the way up to Port Douglas and then again right at the end of our trip as this was where we would fly out to Fiji. We spent five days driving from Port Douglas to Brisbane, stopping off in Noosa […]

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Cape Tribulation & The Daintree Rainforest, Australia.

Our day trip to Cape Tribulation marked the most northern point of Australia visited during our two and a half months in the country. A mere hour and 45 minutes from Port Douglas it makes for the perfect road trip by camper or car, however there are also numerous organised tours that you can take […]

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Port Douglas, Australia.

We originally didn’t think we had time to visit Port Douglas, which is a couple of hours north of Cairns and if I’m honest I wasn’t that bothered about going. Matt however voiced his interest and I am so glad he did; Port Douglas ended up being one of my favourite places that we visited […]

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Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

From Mission Beach we headed up to Cairns, where we stayed for three days in a campsite that was approximately 20 minutes walk away from the the city centre. On arrival we became aware of how different the climate is, even though we weren’t overly far from our last stop. The air felt thick and […]

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The Gold Coast, Australia: Burleigh Heads, Surfer’s Paradise & Southport.

Byron Bay was our last stop in New South Wales and as we crossed the border into Queensland I was excited. Warmer weather, tropical climate and some of the most popular sights in Australia – who wouldn’t be excited about that?! Our first stop was the towering skyline of the Gold Coast, where we ended […]

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Byron Bay, Australia.

Byron Bay is one of the most well known destinations on Australia’s east coast and is a firm favourite with those that enjoy a surf, thanks to its reliable conditions. We decided to spend two full days here to see what all the fuss was about and I must say it made for an interesting […]

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The Blue Mountains, Australia. 

We had always said that in Australia we would hire a camper-van, partly to give us freedom of movement and also because we wanted to fit in as many different experiences as possible in the 7 months we are away. We ended up hiring a little two-man camper from Britz in Sydney for the remainder […]

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