Port Macquarie

Ok, here we go, off to see the Houghs! just a 4:30 min drive north of Sydney is one of the first penal colonies, Port Macquarie. We are heading up to see Gary, Mary-Ann and Arthur (more friends) who moved to the area recently to escape the city and enjoy a more relaxed environment. Well, … Continue reading Port Macquarie

Dan, Amanda and Family – Coogee

Not far from where we were staying in Coogee, there is a beautiful beach area/seafront. Tan had arranged to meet up with Dan & Amanda there, old friends from the Uk who lived here in Sydney when Tan did back in the 90's. They also have a couple of kids now who packed up with … Continue reading Dan, Amanda and Family – Coogee

Taronga Zoo & Sydney Harbour

Today we took a trip out to the city, through Sydney Harbour and the wonderful Opera House. Sydney has a lot to offer the traveller, so we tried to fit in as much as possible in the time we are here. There is no better way to see the city and the Opera house than … Continue reading Taronga Zoo & Sydney Harbour

Fraser Island (K’gari, Gari)

SO EXCITED! Fraser island is a few hours up the motorway, followed by a short ferry crossing, then sand motorway on Fraser. We assembled in Noosa and were collected by a wild looking chap by the name of Alex, a proper Aussie bloke! We were onboarded in to a Land Cruiser, with a collection of … Continue reading Fraser Island (K’gari, Gari)


Upon arrival in Noosa i was treated to a special birthday dinner at the very lovely Bistro C in Noosa centre, by my wonderful wife Tanya. Fantastic menu on and right on the beach too. Noosa is the gateway to Fraser Island so we are here for a week. We stayed in Noosaville just outside the … Continue reading Noosa

Airlie Beach & The Whitsundays

From Proserpine Airport, we arrived in Airlie Beach, Cannonvale where we stayed in a rather nice shabby chic little Air BNB which was lovely. Cannonvale is a little bit out of Airlie beach so not as expensive. Still close to the sea front so we can walk or ride into Airlie Beach fairly quickly, bus … Continue reading Airlie Beach & The Whitsundays


After a very odd, late night flight that threw us all at the clock. We finally made it to the next stop.. Brizzie! Just a quick overnight before we head out to Proserpine, and the Whitsundays. Not to quick that we couldn't catch up with an old friend and colleague Kate, accompanied by 2 of … Continue reading Brisbane

Margaret River

On the last weekend of our visit to Perth we decided to take a trip to the beautiful Margaret River and sample the many wines and beaches the area is famed for. We hired a fantastic AirBnB through one of Jane's old connections. A stunning house perched on the edge of Dunsborough, complete with grazing Kangaroos! … Continue reading Margaret River

Perth Australia

Landed in Perth 2 weeks ago, quite early in the morning. Hired a car and made our way to see Jane TJ & Olly. Wonderful to see this lovely bunch and catch up over the next 2 weeks. As the girls haven't seen each other for quite some time, Tj and I decided to give … Continue reading Perth Australia