Waimea Falls

A short trip from Lanikai Beach is Waimea Falls. Set in a beautiful valley in North Shore, Waimea is a botanical garden walk followed up with a refreshing waterfall and natural lagoon within which you can swim.      

Laniakea Beach – Turtles

a trip to Turtle beach just up on the other end of the island near northshore. Hooray we saw some turtles cruising around the shoreline looking for a place to land and bask in the glorious sunshine. There were quite a lot of instagram junkies hanging out, but fortunately whenever they got to close, one … Continue reading Laniakea Beach – Turtles

Pearl Harbour

Super hot day on this wonderful island, so suncream up people! We got a chance to visit Pearl Harbour today, and visit the other side of the Hiroshima story. As you'd imagine lots of military presence in the area and lots of military hardware on display. We took a tour around the Bowfin. Launched a … Continue reading Pearl Harbour


We were met at the airport by Kerry & Tilly, and off to stay on the south-west side of the island near Maili point. Its a quiet surfing area area about 50 mins drive to most other locations on the island, so not to far out, we have loads of room and all mod cons, its … Continue reading Hawaii


Nearing the end of our wonderful stay in Japan. Hakone is the second to last destination before heading out to meet Kerry & Tilly in Hawaii (hula hula). Home to Mt Hakone and Lake Ashi famous for hot springs and natural beauty. We're here to do some exploring!! cue the ships captains for the day. … Continue reading Hakone

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

Hong Kong – Year of the Pig!

Hooray! more family to see and catch up with.. Having been to HK previously in 2015, we already had a list of experiences that we really enjoyed and knew the kids would too. The key ones were mainly food but there are some great things to do on the island that appeal to all. Poor … Continue reading Hong Kong – Year of the Pig!