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How to see Sydney on a budget

How to see Sydney on a budget   Sydney, the capital of NSW, is known as the most expensive city in Australia.  Last year, we explored this fabulous city in just under 48 hours and managed to spend very little money!  Here’s how we did it. Research Air BnB…

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold Ever wondered why people choose to spend holidays or weekend breaks in England, UK instead of going overseas to the hot mediterranean? I can give you a reason. They love their quaint seaside towns – and Southwold in Suffolk is a perfect example.  We…

Campsites in Australia: Top 5

Campsites in Australia: Top 5 Ever wondered where you should stay when travelling around Australia?  Not sure if you should free camp or pick a comfy caravan site?  Looking for some suggestions? A camping trip around Australia is possibly one of the best ways to see this wonderful country.  We…

Rottnest Island’s simple pleasures

Rottnest Island’s simple pleasures   This time last year, Leo and I were just leaving Perth, Western Australia.  My favourite part of our stay in Perth was our day trip to Rottnest Island and I want to take this time to tell you why.  Travel to Rottnest is…

Vancouver’s Suspension Bridges

Vancouver’s Suspension Bridges: Lynn Canyon vs. Capilano It’s no doubt that every tourist in Vancouver hears about the Capilano Suspension Bridge across the river. Guests at the hotel I worked in would constantly ask whether it was worth it – “is it too touristy though?” were the words…

Our favourite hikes so far: top 5

Our favourite hikes so far: top 5  In the last three years, Leo and I have undertaken a fair few hikes and walks.  We’ve been discussing our favourites across the board and have come up with this list. They range in countries, terrain and length – but all of…

Why I Can’t Stop Thinking About Australia

Why I Can’t Stop Thinking About Australia When we first got granted our Canadian Working Holiday visas and realised that it meant we would be leaving Australia after just 19 months (rather than the full 24), we were more excited than sad. That being said, we’ve…

4 Reasons to eat at The Observatory on Grouse Mountain, BC

4 Reasons to eat at The Observatory on Grouse Mountain, BC For my 25th birthday, Leo took me to The Observatory on Grouse Mountain. It is one of those places that you would only go for special occasions, and most budget-travellers would not be able to afford this fine…

Cypress Mountain Vs. Whistler-Blackcomb as a Beginner Snowboarder

Cypress Mountain Vs. Whistler-Blackcomb as a Beginner Snowboarder So far, I’ve only had the pleasure of snowboarding for two days while I’ve been in Canada. One day was spent on Cypress and the other was at Whistler. Now since I’m not that experienced…

48 hours in Whistler, BC

48 Hours in Whistler, BC – March 2017 For Leo’s 30th, I booked a surprise trip to Whistler, BC.  We only had 48 hours to spend there so time was of the essence.  Since we don’t own a car in Canada yet, we took a bus…

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