Busing the East Coast Part 2 – the countdown to Christmas

It’s strange to say it, but as we worked our way down the coast through party towns like Noosa and Byron Bay we became more and more disillusioned with the culture on the… Continue reading

Our Capital of New Year’s Eve

Everybody says Sydney, Australia, plays host to the best New Year’s Eve in the world – and I have to say, after my experience last year I pretty much agree with that. However,… Continue reading

Busing the East Coast Part 1 – from the Great Barrier Reef to turtle nesting

The youthful idealism that comes with travelling Australia has never been lost on me or Stephen. It’s usually an 18-23 year old pursuit, the search for hedonism and general beach living without consequence.… Continue reading

The Australian Outback

Our journey from Adelaide to Darwin was undoubtedly going to be a long one. We were going to travel thousands of miles and all of the travelling was in a bus. You might… Continue reading

The Great Ocean Road

There was no better time to head out onto the Great Ocean Road than when we had just got comfortable in our little Airbnb place in Melbourne, or Melbs as it became affectionately… Continue reading

Leaving home again – to Melbourne

  I don’t think I’ve ever been as tired as when we took four flights through Vietnam from London Heathrow to reach Melbourne, Australia. I started to forget who I was and where… Continue reading

Exploring Sydney’s surroundings: The Royal National Park and the Blue Mountains

Our life in Sydney has been largely about saving money to travel some more so we’ve been a bit busy working and all of that. As a result we haven’t been able to travel… Continue reading

Mardi Gras in Sydney: Wow

We were fortunate enough to be in Sydney on the weekend of the famous Mardi Gras – the celebratory parade all about sexual freedom. The event started life as a protest for gay… Continue reading

Alive, Active and in Australia

Our first month has already past in the sunny city of Sydney and we are starting to understand the Australian way of life. The summer here feels endless and so do the beaches,… Continue reading

Welcome to Australia: Our first Australia Day

We arrived in Sydney from South America less than a week ago and it has been a whirlwind few days. Until yesterday we had been doing nothing but applying for jobs and looking… Continue reading