Travel Diaries – Newcastle, Australia

Travel Diaries – Newcastle, Australia

Gap Year Days 1 – 5 Finally our long awaited gap year begins! Our first stop is a local one, only a short flight to Sydney and a drive north to Newcastle. We were spending a few days with friends we had not seen for years. With our gap year in front of us, we...
Kurri Kurri – A Town of Murals

Kurri Kurri – A Town of Murals

While staying in Newcastle in New South Wales, we spent a lazy Sunday afternoon driving to the Hunter Valley. This area is best known for it’s vineyards, and on any other day we would probably have done some wine tasting. The day we were there though was Easter...
Canberra on the Cheap

Canberra on the Cheap

With only weeks left in Australia, we found ourselves with the terrible first world problem of some free flights but no real reason to use them. Two of the credit cards we have for the frequent flyer points include a free return flight to certain points within...
Things to do in Port Adelaide

Things to do in Port Adelaide

Mention Port Adelaide to an Australian and they will probably tell you about either their love or hatred of the Australian Rules football team. They might also know it’s near the water and has a maritime history. There is a lot more to the area than that though,...
How to Visit the Melbourne Beach Boxes

How to Visit the Melbourne Beach Boxes

I have been to Melbourne many times over the years, but I had never been down to Brighton to see the iconic beach boxes. I had a couple of hours to spare on a recent trip so decided it was time to go and have a look. My preparation before arriving in Melbourne...
Bushwalking in the Flinders Ranges

Bushwalking in the Flinders Ranges

After our long drive and a good sleep, here’s what we came to the Flinders Ranges to do. We want to get out amongst the nature, and enjoy the surrounds, so bushwalking it is! Preparation for the Flinders Ranges There are many great walks around Wilpena Pound....