Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Townsville that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland.

Our first pick was North Stradbroke Island which you can read about in Part 1 of Island Inspiration. Now, it’s time for Part 2:

Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)”

Advertisements

Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Brisbane that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland. This is Part 1: Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)”

Dingoes and Driving

A guide to enjoying nature-friendly Fraser Island in a day from beautiful Noosa Heads.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fraser Island, Australia

As the largest sand island in the world, for a very unique style of adventure, get yourself to Fraser Island. Just off Australia’s east coast, it’s ideal for lovers of wildlife, epic drives and memorable experiences. Staying here for a while can get costly so we want to show you how we did it in just one day. We’ll also recommend a natural pool in Noosa Heads with a touch of magic, if you don’t mind a spot of rock climbing! Pack your camera, hold on tight and admire the rather bumpy but incredible views of Fraser Island and it’s surroundings. Continue reading “Dingoes and Driving”

Sangria and Superclubs

The ultimate guilty travel pleasure and why I can’t get enough of Ibiza.

“Ibiza is always a good idea” – Unknown

The Balearic Island of Ibiza, Spain

There are really no words to capture how I feel about this destination. But I will try to explain it.

Ibiza was the first destination I chose for myself at age 17. I went with a group of friends for the nightlife and 4 of us loved it so much we returned the following year too. It was that year that I remember being in awe of Spanish go-go dancers from Eden nightclub who I saw enjoy breakfast in the small hours of the morning. In their flamboyant costumes with feathers and glitter, 18-year-old Karen was thinking ‘one day, I want that to be me.โ€™ And that dream stuck. Continue reading “Sangria and Superclubs”