Brisbane to 1770, with a stop at the Milky Way

Ahhh, mini-breaks, little lifelines to get you through the monotonous working weeks while you save dollarydoos for travelling. This particular 4 day road trip had us heading north from Brisbane, camping our way up the our final destination of Seventeen Seventy, (small coastal town where Jame's Cook first landed in the area we now call …

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Arthur’s Pass: Devil’s Punchball

I'm currently roadtrippin' South Island of New Zealand and I've been blow away with how majestic and beautiful the landscape is. I can't wait to write all about it when I have more time. For now, however, is a photo we took yesterday at Arthur's Pass. In the background is the impressive waterfall, Devil's Punchbowl. …

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Cathedral Cove & Hot Water Beach

The Coromandel Peninsula of North Island, New Zealand, is a stunning setting for a road trip. We drove silently along the coast line taking in all the beautiful surroundings as we headed towards Cathedral Cove. It was not far off sunset by the time we arrived so as we started our 45 minute walk to …

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Thank you Budgie.

Yesterday, we sold Budgie. Though he may not be the fastest, hippest car around he was our car. He was the car we roadtripped around Europe twice, creating amaizng memories all the way.  Selling him meant the end of our European adventure, the end of living in my hometown... but the beginning of a whole …

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Wild Swimming: Pont d’Arc & Cascade du Sautadet

As we left Barcelona we headed towards Southern France, searching for some natural beauty. We'd previously researched areas of interest before and during our trip, it's so beneficial having your own car to travel in if you want to escape from the typical tourist traps!Our first destination was Pont d'Arc, a large natural arch 5km …

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Big kids & Inflatables

Firstly, I'd like to apologise for the lack of posts! I've travelled through Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and my current location, Austria, since I last blogged. This is all down to technical difficulties! My laptop keeps having hissy fits, my gopro app wont work and writing lengthy travel posts on my mobile is such a chore. …

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Bowled over by Barcelona

After cruising through the mountains and sunning it up on the Costa del Sol our next big city trip was Barcelona, of which I'd heard only great things. We even decided to treat ourselves to a hotel room, we tried to ignore the guilt of blowing our daily budget by reminding ourselves we hadn't actually …

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A day in Marbella

We arrived in Marbella early evening after a gorgeous drive through the mountains, recording it all with our GoPro for our motorbike mad best friend. As usual we had no idea where to stay for the night, the campsite seemed pretty steep when all we really wanted was a shower. Fortunately, we found a beachside …

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