Category Archives: Australia

Best vegan jaunts in Port Douglas, QLD

After twenty eight days backpacking Vietnam, Malaysia and Sumatra we hit Port Douglas famished and disheveled. Here are our recommendations on the best places to eat and get your hair done! If you think I’ve missed some out, leave me a comment below! Port Douglas Port Douglas is a small and quaint town in Queensland’s…

Washing clothes on the road; packing light & protecting the environment

;This is not a new discovery, far from it, but it’s one that works really well for us so I thought I’d share it with you. Whether we try to limit clothes and pack minimilistically or take everything we own, we still need to wash our clothes and with three kids who seem incapable of…

Our best beaches from Western Australia

Let’s be frank, WA has the largest amount of coastline in Australia (20,000km) and whilst you’ll never find a bad beach (oh this made me chuckle), we all have our favourites. We left Perth in 2013 but I’m hopeful these natural beauty spots haven’t drastically changed. Some of these photos were taken pre DSLR days…

Making airbnb work for you

US AirBNB has saved our arse quite a few times; saving us from homelessness in France; allowing us to tour Europe in the summer of 2016 and encouraging us to travel the world at a fraction of the cost (in comparison to staying in hotels) however it’s also bitten us on the arse a few times…

How to cut down a Christmas Tree in Australia

Christmas Trees, Bright Sunshine and Western Australia go together like…. well like a chocolate tea pot really. By the time Christmas finally hits, Western Australia is in the height of summer which generally means temperatures of 30-40 degrees centigrade. A dramatic change from the cold and wet Christmases we usually had in Blighty. When we…

The most beautiful beach ever? Whalebone Beach, WA.

Whalebone Beach Whalebone Beach is located about 20km south of Denham in the Shark Bay region of Western Australia. Located between Shell beach and Eagle Bluff it is often overlooked but in my opinion it is one of the greatest wilderness treasures I’ve ever encountered. Climate Shark Bay has a semi-arid climate which means its…