Driving on Beaches and Swimming in Lakes on Fraser Island

I think what surprised us the most about Fraser Island was that it was our highlight of the Australian east coast. We had heard this from other people, but shook it off because surely it can’t be better than the Whitsundays? And we’ll definitely prefer Cairns, right? The thing is, all three have their merits and… More Driving on Beaches and Swimming in Lakes on Fraser Island

Starting Our Australian East Coast Road Trip In Noosa

After my second visit to Noosa, one of the main towns on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, I have come to one conclusion. It’s basically impossible to take a photo where it doesn’t look beautiful. I fell in love with Noosa over Christmas, when we celebrated the holidays on the beach with a couple of great backpacker… More Starting Our Australian East Coast Road Trip In Noosa

Rainbows in Queenstown and The Worst Milford Sound Cruise Ever

Queenstown, Queenstown, Queenstown. What can I say about you that hasn’t already been said a million times? I was always looking forward to this energetic and extreme-loving city, and it was the first place to go onto my itinerary, but I was also concerned that it would be a letdown – touristy, expensive and overhyped.… More Rainbows in Queenstown and The Worst Milford Sound Cruise Ever

Is Wanaka One Of The Most Picturesque Places Ever Or What?

Wanaka doesn’t make it onto everyone’s itineraries for New Zealand – but it was one of the first to go onto mine. Blanketed by mountains and set on a scenic clear lake, and with the feel of a small town but heart of something so much more, there’s nothing not to love about this place.… More Is Wanaka One Of The Most Picturesque Places Ever Or What?

Museums, Views and More Hobbiting Around in Windy Wellington

Wellington would be our final stop on the north island, and we had three main things planned: Te Papa museum, Weta Workshop for more geeking out over Lord Of The Rings, and taking the cable car up to the botanical gardens. A visit to Te Papa is an absolute must on a visit to Wellington… More Museums, Views and More Hobbiting Around in Windy Wellington