Top 10 beaches in Sydney

Top 10 beaches in Sydney

Let's face it, a big draw card for visiting Sydney is the world famous Bondi beach.  And whilst it's a beauty, there are so many others to choose from. Staggeringly, there are over 100 different beaches to choose from, and they're all different. It's what makes this city one of the best in the world and why so many people choose to emigrate here. So to help you out, we've written a blog on our top 10.

Anecdotes from Thailand

Anecdotes from Thailand

It's fair to say we would have loved to experience the Thailand of 20 years ago. We spent a couple of months there and while we had an amazing time, it was definitely busier and more commercial in many areas than we expected. I guess that's what happens when a country is that beautiful.

Best things to do in Thailand

Best things to do in Thailand

For most visitors Thailand is synonymous with paradise islands and full moon parties. Whilst it has countless beautiful beaches and a lot of partying on offer, there is so much more to it than that. Perhaps unusually we prefer the north of Thailand where the people are extremely friendly and it lives up to its reputation of 'the land of smiles'. We spent over three months in this beautiful country and here are a few things we think you shouldn't miss. 

Top 10 things to do in New Caledonia

Top 10 things to do in New Caledonia

The allure of New Caledonia is not just the white sand beaches and clear turquoise water, it's was also the fact that it is a French territory. Bordeaux wine and croissants in the heart of the South Pacific? Yes please! Read on for our picks of the best things to do in New Caledonia.

When is the best time to visit Australia?

When is the best time to visit Australia?

When planning a trip to the Land Down Under, most people assume that it's simply the opposite of the Northern Hemisphere (Northern Hemisphere Winter = Aussie Summer, etc). However, Australia is a continent that spans from the tropical north, arid centre to a temperate (and sometimes very cold) south. Add on top of this the Australian seasons aren't like Northern Hemisphere seasons and you'll soon see why planning a trip to Australia isn't quite as simple as it seems. Here's our guide to when is the best time of year to visit.

Best things to do in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Best things to do in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Vanuatu: just the name sounded distant and exotic to us when we first read about it in a Lonely Planet guide on a dreary London day. So we decided to visit for a fortnight and we can honestly say it blew us away. So check why not see why we loved it with our best things to do in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

The best things to do in Tasmania

The best things to do in Tasmania

Tasmania is the state that is often left off the popular Aussie itineraries. Most Australian's that we know have never even visited. It's hard to imagine why because Tassie has something for everyone and it's very different to the rest of Australia. If you love making the most of the great outdoors, wildlife watching and great food then Tasmania is one state you don't want to miss. Here's our guide to the best things to do in Tasmania.

The best places to see wild kangaroos close to Sydney

The best places to see wild kangaroos close to Sydney

There's one thing every visitor to Australia want to do: see a wild kangaroo. There's nothing like spotting your first kangaroo bounding across the road or sparring on the golf course. Despite outnumbering humans, kangaroos aren't too easy to find, so we've compiled a list of the best places to see wild kangaroos near Sydney.

Best things to do in Hong Kong

Best things to do in Hong Kong

It's a city associated with fine dining and shopping, and while there is plenty of that, there is so much more to Hong Kong. It's a place that's worth more time than an overnight stopover with world-class dining, a modern bustling city fringed by jungle and with so many epic walking tracks. Effortlessly integrating tradition and modernity, there's nowhere else in the world quite like it. Here are a few of our top recommends, both on and off the beaten track.

Hiking the Walls of Jerusalem: Tasmania

Hiking the Walls of Jerusalem: Tasmania

The Walls of Jerusalem isn't for the faint hearted: it's a 800m climb across a 20km return hike! But those who put in the effort with be rewarded with pristine wilderness and an experience that is as remote as you can get. Check out why this is one of our favourite hikes in Australia.

Best things to do in the Blue Mountains

Best things to do in the Blue Mountains

We love the Blue Mountains and if a month goes past and we haven't visited, we really start to miss it. It's in our top 5 places that everyone visiting Australia should see, it's that good! So check out our guide to the best things to do in this amazing area.

The best Sydney sunrise and sunset spots

The best Sydney sunrise and sunset spots

There's no better time to photograph Sydney then at sunrise and sunset. Not only do you avoid the crowds, but you'll be able to get those magnificent colours reflecting off the water. There's a lot of really great spots for both sunrise and sunset, so here's our top picks!

Hiking Bishop and Clerk: Maria Island

Hiking Bishop and Clerk: Maria Island

Bishop and Clerk is one of Tasmania's top day hikes and you can see why. It rewards those who will endeavour through rocky scree and steep sections with stunning panoramic views of Maria Island. It's definitely one of the best things to do in Tasmania.

The best things to do in Kakadu National Park

The best things to do in Kakadu National Park

How many people's first glimpse of Australia was Crocodile Dundee?! Well it certainly was mine! Kakadu certainly reminds you of the movie and is the truly wild part of Australia with huge crocs, red rock formations and stunning ancient aboriginal rock art. Here's out guide to the best things to do in this incredible part of Australia

The best things to do near Darwin

The best things to do near Darwin

If you're looking for wild, tropical Australia, then look no further than Darwin. Nestled by the Timor Sea, the Top End (as it's known by Australians) has some of the most adventurous and exotic experiences you can have. Within a couple of hours you can see incredible wildlife, stunning swimming spots and sunsets unlike anywhere else. So here's our guide to guide to the best things to do just outside of Darwin.

Top Hong Kong Hikes

Top Hong Kong Hikes

If you thought Hong Kong was all bright city lights, skyscrapers and shopping you only know half the story. Whilst it does have all those things in abundance, it also has some of the best urban hiking trails in the world. You feel like you're a million miles from the city, but once you hike to the peak it's right there in front of you again. Here's a few of our favourites.

Unmissable day trips from Cairns

Unmissable day trips from Cairns

Cairns is a great place to base yourself for some unforgettable Queensland adventures. Within two hours you can visit waterfalls, pre-historic rainforest, stunning beaches and see endangered wildlife you can't see anywhere else in the world. Here's our tips to making your trip to Tropical North Queensland truly memorable. 

The best Mount Cook day hikes

The best Mount Cook day hikes

If you're looking for stunning alpine hikes in New Zealand, then Mount Cook should definitely to be on your list. The hikes here include steep mountain climbs, glaciers, icebergs, rivers and stunning views. Here's three of our favourites.

The best way to see Akaroa: The Banks Peninsula Track

The best way to see Akaroa: The Banks Peninsula Track

New Zealand's amazing hiking isn't just limited to 'The Great Walks', there are many private trails which are also spectacular. We had an amazing time on the Banks Peninsula Track and it was the perfect way to get a feel for Akaroa. Find out how you can do this as well.

12 Reasons to visit Coober Pedy

12 Reasons to visit Coober Pedy

Many people haven't heard of Coober Pedy, but it's a place that has a whole heap of amazing things to see and do. Nestled deep in the South Australian Outback, this town has it all for that quintessential outback experience. Check out our reasons as to why you should go.