Unusual Things of Australia

Our Top-10 List: Favourite Unusual Things of Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten most interesting "Unusual Things" we have seen in our travels around Australia, many from our 2008 around Australia trip. , though every time we go somewhere we are sure to come across something unusual - this …

A Family Holiday to Coral Bay

After spending a week at Karijini National Park, we headed west to what is called the Coral Coast, for another week camping at Coral Bay. Coral Bay has been on our Aussie wish list for quite a while, and now that we have our van, and international travel is not on due to the coronavirus …

Karijini’s Gorgeous Gorges

Karijini National Park, in the Pilbara region in the north of Western Australia, is a spectacular place to explore, and should be on the bucket list for anyone who loves nature's beauty. There are many absolutely stunning gorges and water holes to explore, which are hidden oases in stark contrast to the seemingly unending dry …

Join The Armchair Travellers

Our last newsletter announced our upcoming two-month big adventure travelling around Australia, which was subsequently very short-lived thanks to COVID19. Not long after we hit the road Australia (and the rest of the world) was quickly shutting down and we had to head back to Western Australia before the border was fully closed. We lasted …

Most Memorable Sunsets & Sunrises of Australia

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Sunsets & Sunrises of Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite sunsets and sunrises we have experienced in our travels around Australia. Many came from our 2008 around Australia trip, though we have seen many more amazing views since then. [updated May 2020, with …

The Travel Addict’s Guide to Not Travelling

Are you stuck at home, unable to travel in this post-virus world? This article was written as the Coronavirus restrictions in Australia were starting to wind down, and there was a glimmer of hope that we can travel again soon, starting locally. While keeping ourselves pretty low key in the last couple of months, we …

Street Wall Art of Mount Hawthorn

We love to check out the street art when we travel, but right here in the streets of my home suburb of Mount Hawthorn are some amazing artworks. After a coronavirus inspired stimulus to get fitter and hit the local streets, I have discovered even more hidden pieces and was inspired to document them. I …

Favourite Waterfalls of Australia

Our Top 10 List: Favourite Waterfalls of Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal favourite top-ten waterfalls we have seen in our travels around Australia, many from our 2008 around Australia trip. [updated Nov 2020 with Quinninup Falls WA] 1. Wallaman, QLD Wallaman Falls is the highest single drop waterfall in …

Favourite Happy Hour Drink Spots of Australia

Our Top 10 List: Our Favourite Happy Hour Drink Spots of Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] At the end of a day of travelling, nothing beats pulling up a seat and watching the sun go down nd reflecting on the amazing things that had happened that day. This list is our own personal top-ten …