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The Wild West – Western Australia with Red Earth Safaris

After over two and a half years of living on the East coast of Australia, it was time to see why they all say, The West of Australia is best. With high expectations, 15kg of clothes, a camera and an adventurous spirit I was ready to take on an 8 day road-trip from Perth to Exmouth and back with Red Earth Safaris. Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia. Monday – Day 1 An early morning pickup from the Old Swan Barracks backpackers…

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Quokkas, beaches, snorkelling & more! Rottnest Island, Western Australia

A beautiful Sunday morning in Perth, WA brought the perfect opportunity to experience Rottnest Island for the first time. After reading through the Rottnest Express brochure ample times, I was very much looking forward to seeing the “5 Awesome Reasons to Visit Rottnest” first hand. After a full day of exploring the island, I can confidently say there are whole lot more than 5 reasons to visit this magical place in Australia. Departing from Perth City, Allan and I jumped…

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Exploring Australia's Top End – Crocosaurus Cove & Kakadu National Park

As I slowly tick off my Australia travel bucket list, Darwin located in the Northern Territory was one of the final places I needed to experience. Through working in travel, and by following many social media influencers for the past couple years; I have been intrigued by the landscapes and natural attractions that are present in Darwin. With that it only made sense that with having a week off work, I’d make the trip North to visit Darwin! Twin Falls,…

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Escaping reality in Noosa – Halse Lodge Guesthouse

With the winter blues soon to hit down in Melbourne, I was in dire need of a warm holiday. It had been over 2 years since I last visited the Halse Lodge Guesthouse in Noosa, and with such lasting memories created, it made me eager to return. Day 1 (Monday): Melbourne to Noosa, Sunshine Coast With a chilly day in Melbourne making me even more excited about heading up to Noosa, I joyfully made my way to the airport to…

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Cairns, Queensland

Cairns, the city of adrenaline and home to the infamous Great Barrier Reef – a world of adventure ready for me to explore… again. An early morning shuttle bus began my journey up the East Coast; courtesy of the Byron Easy Bus I was taken from Byron Bay to Brisbane airport. I had a couple hours to kill in the airport before flying through to Cairns. I didn’t pay for a scenic Great Barrier Reef tour? .. oh well I’ll…

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Wayoutback 4WD Red Centre Wallaby Dreaming

Day 1: As the alarm sounded at 5am, it was time to go. We hit the road, and the first stop of the day was the camel farm. When we arrived a few of the group decided to partake in the camel rides. I have to say that there is nothing more hilarious than getting the chance to ride a camel. See for yourself! Following lunch, we arrived at Uluru. Commonly referred to as Ayers Rock… or the big red…

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Hobart, Tasmania

Commonly known as Australia’s “South Island” one can find the little state of Tasmania. With its small but mighty population of only 500,000 – Tasmania has the potential to offer the traveller such a unique and fulfilling experience. After an early Jetstar flight, I arrived into Tasmania’s largest and oldest city, Hobart. Hobart is located in the Southeast region of the state and has a total population of approximate 200,000 people (that’s 40% of the entire state!) I picked up…

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Happy – Byron Bay

A good friend once told me something so simple, yet so powerful that it has managed to stick with me for many years. The mantra that she continues to live by and continues to pass on to those who have the pleasure of meeting her; “Do what makes you happy until it doesn’t make you happy anymore, then change.” At the end of the day I couldn’t agree more – you only have one life to live so why spend…

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Openair Cinema Sydney

Celebrate the great outdoors and the “spirit of summer” with the Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema on Bondi Beach. During the day, music fills the venue air and as soon as the sun goes down, grab a friend and snuggle up on the lawn to enjoy a movie classic! Last Friday evening, my roommate and I headed to the Openair Cinema to join in on the Grease Sing-along. We grabbed our blankets, popcorn and a bottle of wine and made…

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Melbourne in Minutes

It’s been quite a while since I have had the chance to find time in my busy Sydney schedule to write a blog. It is something I had planned on doing regularly while travelling, yet had once again fallen off the horse. Though traditional “New Years Resolutions” have past about a month ago, I am making it my “New Years plus a month’s” Resolution to blog weekly about my “where-abouts” and “what-abouts.” Just over a couple weeks ago, I returned…

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