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Hobbiton Tour from Tauranga Review

Hobbiton Tour from Tauranga Review

As soon as I started looking at possible shore excursions for my New Zealand cruise, Hobbiton popped up and I knew we were going to go. The best option was to do a Hobbiton tour from Tauranga, a port only an hour from where it is located. Here is my review of the tour...
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

On my first visit to Tasmania I was there as part of a large group of people. Many of them visited the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and really enjoyed their time strolling through. It was spring so the whole garden was in bloom and the photos I saw looked...
Hobart Street Art

Hobart Street Art

As we cruised from Australia to New Zealand we had a day to explore Hobart, Tasmania. We had only been here about twelve months before, visiting all of the main attractions we were interested in then. I had not anticipated visiting again so soon and was really in a...
Free Things to do in Sydney

Free Things to do in Sydney

Are you looking for free things to do in Sydney? You’ve come to the right place! Australia is definitely not the cheapest country to travel in, and sometimes a day spent just walking around checking out the free sites can be great on the budget while getting to...
Ten Travel Tips for Bali

Ten Travel Tips for Bali

Bali in Indonesia is a stunning corner of the world. It has all sorts of natural beauty, great weather, interesting culture and is cheap, so visitors travel there in droves. But, like any unknown place, it can be a bit daunting the first time you visit. I have been...
Inspirational Travel Books

Inspirational Travel Books

Recently at a large party as we entered we were handed a name tag and a pen. We were told to write our name, how we knew the birthday boy and our favourite thing. It took me all of a nanosecond to add “travel” under my name. A close second on my favourite things to do...
How to Visit the Melbourne Beach Boxes

How to Visit the Melbourne Beach Boxes

Trying to work out how to get to the Melbourne beach boxes? I have been to Melbourne many times over the years, but I had never been down to Brighton Beach to see the iconic Melbourne bathing boxes.   There are 82 of these colourful little huts all lined up on...
Day Trip from Hobart to Richmond, Tasmania

Day Trip from Hobart to Richmond, Tasmania

While I was looking for what to do in Tasmania, the idea of some short day trips from Hobart, Australia arose. When I did some research, the historic Richmond village caught my eye. While Richmond is just one of the many historic towns Tasmania has to offer, this one...
Langkawi Night Markets

Langkawi Night Markets

On our very first night in Malaysia, we decided to visit the Langkawi night markets, to have a look through the stalls and grab some great local food for dinner. We enjoyed the food so much, and it was so incredibly cheap that we ended up eating dinner at the night...