How to Spend Two Days Exploring Manly Beach, Sydney

, , , ,
With it’s gorgeous beaches, scenic coastal walks, and stunning snorkeling spots — a visit to Manly should be on everyone’s Sydney bucket list.  When I was living and working in Sydney though, I never really got the opportunity to spend…

Greyhound Bus Pass Hop-on / Hop-Off: Cairns-Sydney Route Bus Itinerary

, , , , , ,
I had always known about the Greyhound Bus Pass options in Australia, but for some reason I was skeptical about it.  I was afraid the system would be flawed, and thought it might be a bit too complicated.  My dream of traveling the east…

Top 17 Travel Tips for Backpacking the East Coast of Australia

, , , , ,
From snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, sailing through the Whitsundays, and 4-Wheel driving on Fraser Island -- backpacking along the east coast of OZ is full of adventurous experiences you'll never forget.   Traveling from Sydney -…

Sydney Mardi Gras Shenanigans

, , ,
Celebrating Mardi Gras in Sydney should be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s by far one of the most fabulously fantastic events in the world, and will leave you with nothing but love in heart, and glitter in your hair.

The Perfect Weekend Getaway Exploring the New South Wales Coast

, ,
Visiting Jervis Bay and the southern coast of New South Wales had been at the top of my wish-list for a while I was living in Sydney, but unfortunately time always seemed to quickly slip away and I never got the opportunity.

3 Days on Fraser Island: Beaches, Lakes, and Bumpy Rides

, , ,
No trip along the east coast of Australia would be complete without exploring the massively beautiful Fraser Island.  I had heard so much about this place before actually going, and I can now say that it definitely lives up to the hype.  The…

Paradise Found: Sailing Through the Whitsunday Islands

, , ,
I remember the first time I saw a picture of Whitehaven beach…I thought like it looked too perfect for words.  I vowed to myself that I would make it there someday, and now that I finally have — I’m still in disbelief that it actually…

Lost Paradise: Truly A Hidden Wonderland

, , , ,
While most tourists and travelers who flock to Sydney over New Years Eve come for the spectacular firework display over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House -- I knew that the only place I wanted to welcome in the new year was…

The Best New Years Eve Music Festivals in Australia

, ,
Bust out your fancy dress outfits, camping gear, and get your squad together -- because New Years Eve is upon us, and there are some epic festivals in Australia to choose from!   In my opinion, there is no better place to party than at a…

Two Days on Magnetic Island: The Bungalow Bay Experience

, , ,
Magnetic Island was right at the top of my Australian bucket list, and it completely exceeded all my expectations. I was only on the island for exactly 48 hours, but I can confidently say that I made every single minute count.  Magnetic…

Exploring The Great Barrier Reef: Incredible Day Of Sun, Snorkeling, and Scenery

, ,
Ever since I was a little kid, I've always dream of witnessing the beauty of the The Great Barrier Reef, and just two days ago that wish finally came true.  It's obviously one of the biggest tourist attractions in Australia, and was one of…

My Australian Adventures Awaits: East Coast Explorations

, ,
The time has come for me to finally travel Australia! When I moved to Sydney last year, I always had the plan to travel around the country for a year while I found work along the way (which is actually the purpose of the Working Holiday Visa).…