Australia

Camping and Hiking in the Grampians: Victoria’s Rocky Mountains

I hadn’t heard of the Grampians before moving to Australia. Like most attractions in Victoria (apart from the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne and Phillip Island), this National Park is virtually unknown to people outside of its home state. When friends in Melbourne suggested we join them to go camping and hiking in the Grampians over […] Read more…

An Autumn Weekend in Orange NSW

As well as being a color and a fruit, Orange NSW is also a small country town located in the central tablelands region, a couple hours drive from Sydney, Australia. Known for its fantastic local food scene and autumn colours, Orange NSW was the perfect choice of location for a weekend away from Sydney in […] Read more…

Fitzroy Island: A Tropical Escape on the Great Barrier Reef

It was hard choosing an island to visit during our short four day stay in tropical North Queensland. Really hard. First World problems, I know. On one hand there was Green Island, a sand island with white sand beaches and offshore snorkelling. Then there was the larger, mountainous Fitzroy Island with its rainforest walking trails and […] Read more…

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