7 Free Things To Do In Cairns

Visiting Australia is wonderful, but it can also be costly. Uncover the 7 best free things to do in Cairns today.

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the idea of living – Miriam Beard

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Undoubtedly, Cairns is most commonly known for the Great Barrier Reef. It is one of many points along the North East coast of Australia that this world heritage listed area can be reached from. But there’s also a lot more to Cairns than this main attraction; the rainforest to the north, the waterfalls to the south and plenty of free things to enjoy within the town centre too. We called Cairns ‘home’ for 3 months and we’re keen to show you our favourite, most cost-effective days out. Read on to uncover our top 7 free things to do in Cairns. Continue reading “7 Free Things To Do In Cairns”

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Luxury Treehouse UK: Your Guide

Be tempted by this luxury treehouse holiday in the UK, ideal for celebrating special occasions. Combine nature with indulgence in this unique English stay near Rushlake Green.

Live the good life – Unknown

The Buzzardry, East Sussex, England

 

The Buzzardry in East Sussex, also known as the Treehouse at Marklye, is the second treehouse we have enjoyed in this part of England this year. We were looking for a super romantic yet rustic stay after our wedding in nearby West Sussex and we definitely found it here. This luxury treehouse was the ideal choice for a wintery break, peace and quiet and the romance of remoteness. If you’re looking for a luxury treehouse holiday in the UK, you’ve found it. Let our trusty guide help you discover all you need to know about The Buzzardry, from what to expect from your accommodation, what to bring and how best to enjoy your time here. Continue reading “Luxury Treehouse UK: Your Guide”

5 Best Whitsunday Beaches

If you are visiting the Whitsundays Australia, why not enjoy a multi-beach break by getting to know the best Whitsunday beaches to make time for.

The Whitsundays, QLD, Australia

There is no doubt that the Whitsundays have some of the most stunning beaches in the world. If you have seen photographs of the purest white silica sand and brilliant turquoise waters, a visit to this region will not disappoint. The sand really is that colour and the water really is that clear. But there isn’t just one great beach to enjoy in this part of Australia’s east coast. Discover the 5 best Whitsunday beaches to make time for in your visit. Continue reading “5 Best Whitsunday Beaches”

Epic East Coast of Australia Road Trip

There is no better way to enjoy the east coast of Australia than to sleep under the stars and swim from as many beaches as possible.

“Roads were made for journeys not destinations” – Confucius

Where To Swim And Sleep From Sydney To Cairns

Are you looking for a guide to the best beaches and campsites for the ultimate east coast of Australia road trip? We’ll help you discover the best spots to lay your head and the best places to dip your toes, with a splash of history, heaps of wildlife and no crowds in sight. Continue reading “Epic East Coast of Australia Road Trip”

Writing Backdrops

A Photo Collection of some of the most scenic locations to enjoy writing in. Add your own Writing Backdrops today.

Everywhere I visit, I write – Karen Rose

A Photo Collection

We love photos; planning them, taking them and flicking back through them. Our Photo Collections attempt to capture some of our favourite travel moments from across the globe, each with their own unique theme. This month, we want to share with you our first ever Photo Collection which of course had to be based on some of the amazing writing backdrops we’ve been lucky enough to enjoy on our global travels. Continue reading “Writing Backdrops”

A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip

From Cairns in QLD, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Daintree National Park. Plan your visit today.

“I’ve never found time spent amongst nature to be a waste of time” – Unknown

The Daintree National Park, QLD, Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Cairns visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this east coast city; the world heritage listed Daintree National Park.

This diverse rainforest used to cover all of Australia and despite now covering a small percentage of land, it is home to species of wildlife not found anywhere else on earth. Don’t miss seeing where the rainforest meets the reef and marvelling at the residents of this strange place. Continue reading “A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip”

Inspiring Women: Mohéli

Get to know inspiring Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor contributing to ecotourism on the Comoros Island of Mohéli.

Ecotourism with Katt Andryskova

At Get Up, Get Out There & Get Lost we are super passionate about ecotourism and stories from inspiring women travellers. We believe that by promoting sustainable tourism and sharing traveller stories that are focused on ecotourism, more travellers will be motivated to choose an eco-friendly destination, tour or cause when considering their holiday plans. This month, we have teamed up with Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor based on the Comoros Island of Mohéli, and asked her a series of questions to better understand what she does. Read on to learn more about this beautiful destination, the incredible ecotourism opportunities here and how you can support Katt’s work.  Continue reading “Inspiring Women: Mohéli”