Learning to surf in Australia. Tackling the incredible Queensland waves!

Surfing, the archetypal Aussie pastime, something I tried way back in 2010 on a blistering Newquay beach in freezing waters and something I’ve dreamt of doing again in Australia. The first time on the waves I decided to just rent a board and give it a go, as a skateboarder I figured it wouldn’t be too

Guide to Byron Bay, NSW: The backpacker and surfer mecca of Australia

Byron Bay is a special place, it’s laid back surfer town vibe attracts an alternative crowd and has a youthful backpacker atmosphere that you can’t help but become enchanted by. With miles of incredible beaches, amazing surf, beautiful round the year weather and a relaxed atmosphere, Byron Bay is one of the most incredible places

Sigiriya travel guide Sri Lanka: Prices, travel and lion rock on a budget.

When travelling to Sri Lanka one of the top places to visit has to be Sigiriya Rock, the impressive and historic fortress was a highlight of our time travelling around this beautiful country. However the expensive Sigiriya price puts many people off and almost did the same for us too. For such an inexpensive country the Sigiriya

A 3 day camping trip on Great Ocean Road: The best way to take in this incredible Australian coast

One of the highlights of our year spent in Australia and our 7 months living in Melbourne has to be The Great Ocean Road, an icon of not just Victoria but of Australia and something people travel across the other side of the world to experience. We’ve been lucky that living in Melbourne we’ve been

Ella to Kandy train, Sri Lanka: One of the best train rides in the world!

The Ella to Kandy train is one of the absolute highlights of a trip to the incredible country of Sri Lanka. One of the most diverse and beautiful countries we’ve had the pleasure of visiting, from crystal clear blue waters and white sandy beaches, to dense jungles and weaving tea plantation lined mountains, it has it

9 tips for backpacking Myanmar! Our comprehensive Myanmar travel guide

Myanmar is an incredible place to visit, we spend a month backpacking Myanmar and found it to be one of the most authentic and eye opening countries to visit in South East Asia. But many people also have concerns about travelling to Myanmar such as visas, border crossings, affordability, politics and safety. We have to admit

Exploring the incredible coastline of Noosa. One of Australia’s most amazing coastal walks!

Landing in Brisbane we were keen to head out of the city quickly, not because we don’t like Brisbane, but because we knew the best of what Queensland has to offer exists outside of the city limits. Exploring the Sunshine Coast in our camper van was a dream, a bucket list ambition achieved and had