Category Archives: Tropical Qld

We invested in family photos (we think you should too). Here’s why!

As a professional photographer I LOVE PHOTOS. It kind of goes without saying that I practise what I preach but I wasn’t always good with the camera. Oh no! Far from it!! *shudder* I didn’t even have a camera Back in the days when my youngest was born, I didn’t even own a camera. If…

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…

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 kill 3 days on Hamilton Island, Tropical Queensland.

I visited the idyllic Hamilton Island in August 2014 with a group of photographers from Meetup hosted by its leader and multi award winning, film photographer Destin Sparks.  It was my first trip to tropical northern Queensland and whilst alcohol and late nights featured prominently so did extremely early mornings and a whole lot of fun!!…