My Sydney Highlights

You’re lying if you don’t find this view simply breath-taking!  For me – controversially – Sydney was my favourite city in Australia when I went travelling! Very, very closely surpassing the amazingness that is Melbourne, the friendliness, the beauty, the sites and the atmosphere, I’m not sure just how to explain it but the minute we touched down it felt…
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Why I Chose to Come Home from Travelling Early?

So when I was travelling I originally set out to be in Australia for 6 months – instead I came home after 3. And yes that meant that I had purchased the ‘one in a lifetime’ working holiday visa which I did not use.  After a few weeks away from my family and friends I began to feel a bit…
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Best of Byron Bay

Byron Bay! What a town!  Let me set the scene of this amazing place!  Walking down Jonson street, past Woolys (supermarket) and a group of topless & tanned guys with hair past their shoulders come whizzing past you on skateboards. On the other side of the street there’s a crowd of people bustling outside a few cafes (we’ll come to…
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Free Things to do in Brisbane

Brisbane. What a lovely city. A place I hadn’t really heard much from when talking to other travellers (apart from a good friend from Canada who was absolutely besotted by it!) and researching Australia, but a city I very much enjoyed! Quite a big city if I’m honest, I arrived in Brisbane not really knowing what to do! I was…
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Magnetic Island

Oh dear Maggie, what a beautiful Island!  I had the pleasure of snabbing the ferry from Townsville (home to the Power Puff Girls just FYI) over to the gorgeous Magnetic Island for a couple of blissful days in the sun between adventure filled, blissful days in the sun! Hostel recommendation: ABSOLUTELY STAY AT BASE!  This is no sponsor, this is…
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