Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights. There is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North Queensland for so […]

Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast

Some friends and I were brain storming the other day about blogging projects. As Humpback whales are currently on the move up the east Coast of Queensland, Australia our decision was easy – Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast! Annual Humpback Whale Migration While the Gold Coast is a holiday spot for many thousands […]

See Kyoto Temples and ride the Randen Line

Kyoto is Japan’s cultural capital and a tourist hot spot to boot. There is a staggering line-up of 1600 traditional Kyoto temples to be seen. It is difficult to comprehend that many temples in the one city. When viewing temples in Kyoto we like to spend a day or half day (depending on your schedule) […]

Our Best Instagram Photos from Japan, Montenegro and Italy

This selection of our best Instagram photos has links to some exciting destinations and travel experiences. Click the links to read associated posts from the blog. Nara, Japan Nara attractions include Kasuga Taisha shrine, Daibutsu (giant buddha) and free roaming deer. This is the place where Japanese culture evolved and the quick 35 – 45 minute […]

Rice Boi on the Wharf Mooloolaba

As I write this, liquid sunshine is falling and my mind is wandering to food. In particular to my latest crush, Rice Boi on the wharf Mooloolaba. We’ve only met that once but it was love at first bite. The Wharf Mooloolaba is a classic old venue that is enjoying refurbishment and you can read […]

Where to find the best Australian Sunsets

UPDATED JUNE 2018. From the colourful red centre of Australia, to it’s many sun-drenched beaches, Australia is a country of amazing sunsets. This post reveals where to find the best Australian Sunsets. From the most iconic of destinations to exciting off the radar locations, each featured sunset is accompanied by handy destination information to help […]

Take a walk on the Urunga Boardwalk

The area around Coffs Harbour Australia is packed full of interesting places to visit and stunning locations for setting up camp. Actually this whole stretch of coast is one gorgeous surf beach after another, one headland with superlative views after another. We had come to see Urunga boardwalk, a structure we had heard which set […]