Great Barrier Reef conservation

Great Barrier Reef Conservation and Passions of Paradise Boat

When visiting Cairns in November 2018, I was blown away with the efforts of so many companies advertising how they are protecting the Barrier Reef conservation efforts. We went on a snorkel trip with Passions of Paradise who are eco-certified. Passions of Paradise Passions of Paradise are a Great Barrier Reef tour that specialises in […]

My Month 11 Travel Reflection Australia

My Month 11 Travel Reflection, Australia

I can’t believe it is time to share my Month 11 Travel Reflection already. It has been a busy and exciting month of travelling, studying, organisation and adventuring. I have developed a few new interests and gained another qualification. We are currently in Noosa and this month we have visited 7 places (Magnetic Island, Cairns, […]

Gift guide for travellers

The Traveller Gift Guide this Christmas

It is almost Christmas and you’re stuck thinking of what to get your travel obsessed friend/relative/loved one. This traveller gift guide is here to give you a few ideas on what they might appreciate this Christmas. If they are a long-term traveller or a short-term holidaymaker, these gifts could be perfect! Reusable Water Bottle Many […]

Atherton tablelands

Fun, Falls & Forests in the Atherton Tablelands

As part of our East Coast Australian Road Trip, we ensured that we had a jam packed itinerary for Cairns. Cairns is in the North of Queensland, right in the tropics and we were there right at the end of the dry season (end of November). One of the trips that we planned was to […]

Cape Tribulation & the daintree rainforest

Cape Tribulation & the Daintree Rainforest

One of the best day trips I did whilst staying in Cairns was the Uncle Brian’s Tour to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest. We had an absolutely brilliant guide called Adam who put everyone at ease and was like a fountain of knowledge for all of our questions. He talked the history of the […]

Magnetic Island guide

A Guide to Magnetic Island, QLD, Australia

Magnetic Island is a barrier reef island off the coast of Townsville, Northern Queensland. I recommend spending 2-4 nights here. Magnetic Island is one of the great barrier reef islands. About Magnetic Island & The History Magnetic Island was named after Lt. James Cook called it Magnetical Island after thinking it was interfering with his […]

A Guide to Agnes Water & 1770, QLD, Australia

Agnes Water was one of our stops on our Queensland Road Trip. It is a place that I would recommend that you visit for 2 nights. About Agnes Water and the History of 1770 Agnes Water & the Town of 1770 are most famous for being the first place that Lt. James Cook landed in […]

Month 10 Travel Reflection, Australia

My Month 10 Travel Reflection, Australia

This might be one of my favourite months yet though I’m very excited for the next. This month has been full of discovery and excitement. I am currently in Magnetic Island, Queensland. In Month 10, I have visited 8 places (Noosaville, Brisbane, Agnes Water, Emu Park, Cape Hillsborough, Airlie Beach, Townsville & Magnetic Island) across […]

88 Days Regional Farm Work, Australia

On 2nd November 2018 we left the farm that we had called home for nearly 6 months. The reason we were working on a farm for 88 days was to be eligible for a second year in Australia. You may or may not know that in Australia, there is the option to extend your Working […]

GUEST: Mental Health With A Chronic Illness

This is a guest post, it was not written by me. It was written by The Chronic Traveller. You can find more from them on their blog & twitter. When I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis my mental health took a plunge. I’d suffered mild depression on and off for years, but in the months […]