Lights Sounds and Scenes of the Croatian town of Zadar

The Ocean plays a star role in what makes Croatia such a popular travel destination. Every seaside town along this most indented of Mediterranean Coastlines has a Riva – that pleasant paved seaside strip where people promenade, swim, fish, moor boats, drink coffee and take their evening stroll. The Riva in Zadar shines with more […]

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Hvar Town on Croatias Glamour Island

The ritziest town on the Croatian glamour island of Hvar is a town by the same name. Set on a harbour that attracts mega yachts, party boats and ferries carrying day trippers to the nearby Paklenki Islands, Hvar town entices 20,000 visitors a day in the summer season.   Arriving by boat is mandatory on […]

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Piran on the Adriatic Coast of Slovenia has Charm by the bucketloads

The Slovenian town of Piran sits on the peninsula of the Gulf of Piran, toward the top of the Adriatic. This far south-western corner of Slovenia is squeezed between the borders of Italy to the North and Croatia to the south, a distance as the crow flies of only 20km at the closest point. It […]

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Byron Bay Beautiful Beaches and a Meeting Place of Cultures

Cape Byron overlooks the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay on the far north coast of New South Wales. Known as the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, the Cape now crowned by a vivid white lighthouse was discovered by Captain James Cook back in May 1770. He named it after “Admiral John Byron” but the […]

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Plitvice Lakes blew our minds and questions are answered

It has been close to twelve months since we stood on the timber boardwalks at Plitvice Lakes in Croatia, mouths agape and cameras clicking. Where we live it doesn’t rain often (unless it pours) so it wasn’t surprising that Plitvice Lakes with it’s lashings of water and verdant foliage blew our minds. Have you ever […]

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Montenegrin Beach Holiday Budva Style

The Montenegrin tourist capital of Budva is a tempting 23 km south of the Bay of Kotor. Budva has a big reputation as a beach holiday destination and we decided to check out the city beach of Slovenska, to see what all the fuss was about. Fighting our way through stalls selling beach towels and […]

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The Bay of Kotor known simply as Boka

The Bay of Kotor in Montenegro, known simply as Boka, is one of the most naturally beautiful places I’ve seen. Stark grey mountains daubed with splotches of green, plummet down to join the multiple shades of blue in the bay. Often described as fiords, the inlets were formed when the river system was destroyed by […]

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Free and Low Cost Camping along the Bruce Highway in Australia

Australia is a large country just begging to be explored and nothing beats the freedom that an Aussie road trip offers. Commercial caravan parks provide excellent amenities and charge accordingly, but when you just want a place to park your van for the night, free and low cost camping will save you big bucks. Plus, […]

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Dubrovnik in Photos

A maritime power house in the 15th and 16th Centuries, today Dubrovnik is Croatia’s biggest tourist drawcard, attracting up to five cruise ships at a time. You can read our Dubrovnik planning tips here, while this post provides additional photos to help build a mental image of the city. Dubrovnik Arrival and Departure options can be found […]

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Mullumbimby or Mullum a Little Town with Big Spirit

If you’re driving through the Rainbow Region of New South Wales,  you might happen upon the self proclaimed Biggest Little Town in Australia. I think it’s moniker should be Little Town Big Spirit. The Rainbow Region. The Rainbow district starts to the west in the town of Nimbin and wafts it’s way through The Channon, Uki south […]

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