Category Archives: Destinations

BEST Coffee in Noosa, Australia: 5 Places to Find It

5 Places to Find the Best Coffee in Noosa

  If you weren’t already aware, Australians are hot on their coffee. No, not just hot … scorching. Yes, despite the high temperatures here, these crazy folk Down Under love nothing more than a good caffeine hit and short of being a beverage here, coffee is almost an art. Melbourne is renowned for being the […]

33 Top Tips for Backpacking Europe Cheaply

33 Tips for Backpacking Europe Cheaply

We all know Europe isn’t one of the cheapest destinations to travel in, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be enjoyed by budget adventurers too. Have travelled extensively across my home continent, here are my top 33 money-saving tips when it comes backpacking Europe cheaply…   Related Posts 5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You […]

6 Best Things to Do: Fraser Island

The 6 Best Things to Do: Fraser Island

  Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island and lies off the coast of Queensland in north-eastern Australia. Originally formed by oceanic and great wind currents that brought vast quantities of sand up the coast from as far south as Antarctica, this huge sandy mound is now home to a diverse array of natural wildlife […]

Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

  One of my favourite things about currently living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia is the wonderful outdoor opportunities that the climate and geography of this area holds. From ocean snorkels, to forest walks, the diversity and beauty of this regions’s landscape, as well as its gorgeous year-round, weather really makes the Sunshine […]

Australian Immigration Application – Should I Use a Lawyer?

In the process of applying for my permanent residency in Australia, I've met so many others in the same boat and wondering whether legal assistance is worth the money. Here, I give you some benefits about doing so {Big World Small Pockets}

As I wrote about in my recent post: call yourself a traveller? Why I’m still in Australia, I’m currently in the process of applying to Australian Immigration for a de-facto partner visa. As a former backpacker in this great Land Down Under, I’ve also met countless other travellers looking to stay longer in this beautiful country […]

D’Aguilar National Park: Beauty on Brisbane’s Back Door

D'Aguilar National Park

  On a mission to test out the new and very exciting rooftop tent, I have been making it a priority to explore more of the area where I live in recent times. Enter D’Aguilar National Park, a patch of beauty on Brisbane’s backdoor. Now that summer has hit here Down Under, road-tripping and camping […]

Top Guide to Visiting Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Corcovado National Park

  I will simply start by saying that visiting Corcovado National Park was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the time Costa Rica. In a country already renowned for its eco-tourism, incredible wildlife and beautiful nature, Corcovado National Park sparkles like a jewel in this country’s crown. Related Posts The 10 Best Beaches […]

Call Yourself a Traveller? Why I’m Still in Australia

Me Looking Out

It’s funny thinking of yourself as a traveller when you’re not really moving. I guess it only goes to highlight the stupidity of this obtuse term. I mean I am moving – I’m getting out of bed, going to work and exercising, I’m moving my fingers and arms to type these very words right now. […]

5 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast Australia

5 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast Australia feature

  There are plenty of coastal hotspots to choose from in this Land Down Under, but personally I really think the Sunshine Coast of Australia is hard to beat. Maybe I’m a bit biased, having been stationed here for a while now, but honestly the crystal clear water, the colour of the sand, the nearby […]

5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

5 Best Places to visit in Guatemala

  A land of fiery active volcanoes, wild colourful markets and dense jungle ruins, Guatemala is like nowhere else on the planet. Nestled at the top of Central America, this tiny country is a feast for the senses at every turn and never fails to captivate those who visit her. Indeed Guatemala was the first […]