Perth & Rottnest Island

Not originally on our itinerary, we ended up in Perth for a week when we began to change our travel plans due to COVID-19. It’s a really nice place, and was much lower key and…

Melbourne

A week in Melbourne was the fifth leg of our 2020 COVID19-shortened trip to Australia and Asia. I think Melbourne was actually our favourite city in Oz. To be honest, four days in Canberra was…

Canberra

Probably the only place from our trip to Australia I wouldn’t want to visit again, Canberra does have some nice cultural stuff and good beer. This was leg four of our trip, four nights in…

Brisbane, Bundaberg & Noosa

Our second week in Australia was spent in Brisbane, Bundaberg and Noosa. A real study in contrasts, this leg of the trip saw a river city, sub-tropical beaches, turtles, Great Barrier Reef and snorkelling. Flying…

Blue Mountains & Newcastle

A week in the Sydney area was our first stop for a month in Australia. This is the two-day road trip we took to end that week. After five nights in Sydney, we decided we’d…

Sydney

Pre-COVID, 2020 was to be a year of long overdue travel. A week in the Sydney area was our first stop for a planned month in Australia and nearly as long in southeast Asia. Travel…