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Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

You hear it all the time. Everything in Australia wants to kill you. I'm not gonna lie, guys: I've wanted to visit Australia for as long as I can remember, but I've always been terrified of the idea of spiders the size of dinner plates and crocodiles biting your arm off and snakes hiding in… Continue reading Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

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My “Best Of” 2016

Well, 2016. I believe you've been quite the shitter for a rather large proportion of people on the planet. Between political disasters and some seriously shocking celebrity deaths (think Alan Rickman was the worst one for me, although he's probably sitting on a beach somewhere earning his 20%), it's not been one of the best… Continue reading My “Best Of” 2016

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Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

Happy Friday, and a very merry Christmas Eve eve! Before we delve into my best of 2016 post, I've been meaning to do this one for a while - a huge photo essay of our 18 month trip around the world! Throughout 2015 and 2016, we spent three months exploring South East Asia followed by… Continue reading Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

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Spotting Wildlife In Mackay: Platypuses and Kangaroos at Sunrise

One of my absolute favourite things about Australia is the wildlife. So much of it is unique to Australia, which makes it infinitely more fascinating than... say, the squirrels and rabbits back home. So when I found out that the Mackay region has a beach where you can hang out with kangaroos, I instantly added… Continue reading Spotting Wildlife In Mackay: Platypuses and Kangaroos at Sunrise

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Australia Zoo vs Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

When we arrived in Brisbane, I assumed that the first thing we'd do as huge fans of Steve Irwin, would be to visit his legacy in Australia Zoo. But at $59 a ticket, we decided to put it off and went to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for half the price instead. (you can read my… Continue reading Australia Zoo vs Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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A Day At Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Everyone's heard of Australia Zoo - founded by Steve Irwin's parents, it became as legendary as he did, it's one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country, and it's near the top of my to-do list in the land down under. There are several other wildlife parks and sanctuaries here that have crept up… Continue reading A Day At Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary