Our three week stint in Australia covering Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays, Hervey Bay and Noosa. “Sydney & Blue Mountains > Melbourne > Great Barrier Reef > The Whitsundays > Hervey Bay > Noosa > Brisbane” From Australia, posted by Stefan Brierley on 8/25/2013 (34 items) Whitehaven Beach…nice The brown snake we […]

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Hervey Bay is the main jump-off point to get to Fraser Island. With it’s white sand beaches, rainforest, crystal clear lakes and off road driving and boozy camping, Fraser is one of the main destinations on everybody’s east coast route. However we went against the grain, and after a lot of debate decided we were […]

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We’re travelling down the east coast by Greyhound and it was an 11 hour journey down to Airlie Beach. The scenery is not particularly exciting, especially after driving through New Zealand, but we have spotted some kangaroos and wallabies amongst the miles of bush. I’m glad we didn’t decide to drive ourselves or hire a […]

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Oh it was so good to be in hot sunny weather again! We got Cairns on Saturday and the town was not really what I expected – quite noisy and tacky. Our hostel was a world away from that though; Travellers Oasis was very chilled, with a swimming pool, palm trees and staff who go […]

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I had a fantastic birthday this year. My friend Tash was in Melbourne for work so we booked a flight down from Sydney to spend a day seeing the city. We were staying in a flat in Richmond (another airbnb find) which was the perfect area to start the day with good coffee and breakfast. […]

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