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  • Australia,  Top Lists

    8 Best Tours on Australia’s East Coast

    The east coast of Australia is amongst the most popular tourist routes in the world, and there’s little wonder why! With landscapes ranging from lush rainforests to barren deserts and a plethora of unique wildlife scattered in-between, there are many…

  • Australia,  Discussions

    Australia: Backpacking For Beginners

    People have many reasons not to take their first steps on a backpacking adventure. How is it done? What if something goes wrong? How do you sort travel from AA to B? What if you can’t understand the language? How…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Darwin

    Darwin, the city named after the great man himself, Charles. I had high expectations of the town which I was quickly informed should be lowered.   I hadn’t done much research as what was to do in Darwin. The reason…

  • Australia,  Blog

    The Outback

    The Outback,  this stage of my adventure took me from Cairns all the way to Darwin with one particular point in the middle which I was aiming for, Alice Springs. The issue was how I got there.   I had…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Cairns

    Cairns had a big significance on this trip for several reasons. This would be Vanessa’s last stop on her trip. It would also be the last destination where the package deal we had bought would also be ending. From that…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Whitsunday’s

    Yet another part of the trip I knew almost nothing about was Whitsundays. All I knew was what Vanessa had told me about it, that we’d be spending 2 days on a boat. Initially I wasn’t too sure about it,…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Rainbow Beach & Fraser Island

    Rainbow Beach itself I can’t really be described as a town, considering the main strip consists of roughly 10 shops, most of which sell your usual beach resort tat of towels and bodyboards etc. The coincidently named “Dingo’s” hostel seemed…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Brisbane

    A couple of hours on the bus and I found myself on the very brief 1 day stop at Brisbane where I met back up with Vanessa.   Being that I literally had 1 day in the city, it didn’t…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Surfer’s Paradise

    Just like in Byron Bay, I knew pretty much nothing about Surfer’s Paradise, only what the name suggested, and I wasn’t intending on Surfing.   Our plans had changed slightly. Vanessa hadn’t really enjoyed her time at Byron (which after…

  • Australia,  Blog

    Byron Bay

    Byron Bay was the first stop on my travels up the East Coast that I was truly clueless about. Before heading out to Australia I’d never heard of it, didn’t know of any landmarks or what the hell there was…