Free camping? Isn’t that why so many travellers flock to New Zealand each year? Of course not! New Zealand is one of the most majestic places in the world. It’s mountains tower high, waterfalls gush, glaciers sparkle and active volcano’s bubble below the earth’s surface. New Zealand is a paradise for anyone wanting to escape the pandemonium that comes with so many places. New Zealand is one of the few places I’ve felt truly quiet and that’s why so many visits this tiny nation.

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Brisbane is the gateway to some of the best authentic Australian day trips. The Australian east coast is lined with islands. Fraser Island, Moreton Island, the Whitsunday Islands and of course, North and South Stradbroke Island. All within such short distance away from the sunshine city it would’ve been considered silly to not visit these islands whilst living in Brisbane. One of my favourite trips in Australia was intact this North Stradbroke Island day trip otherwise known as north ‘Straddie’.

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Fraser Island or ‘K’Gari’ will always be one of the most memorable experiences in my travelling life. Not only is visiting Fraser Island a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience. Fraser Island is also the worlds BIGGEST sand island. It’s also one of the most stunning locations in the world. Now, that may just be one traveller’s opinion but others who have stepped onto this island would also agree. Fraser Island is one of the most popular places to explore in Australia especially for those travelling the East Coast.

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After living in Australia for a year it would’ve been silly to not make New Zealand our next destination. Departing Brisbane, it was an easy 3-hour flight and after a lot of deliberation about where our life would take us next, we decided to get a working holiday visa here in New Zealand. But before the work begins there is so much fun to be had! We began our story in New Zealand by taking an epic Auckland to Wellington road trip before settling in Wellington.

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Australia. The Island that’s bigger than Europe (not including Russia obviously) and over 10 thousand miles from home. A destination that since I can remember has been calling me to visit. It’s the place that taught me the true meaning of beauty and the place that proved to me I can do anything I want. Like so many others, to visit Australia has been my dream for so many years. In 2018-19 I finally got to live out that dream for a whole 364 days.

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Conquering the Paekakariki Escarpment Track: All You Need to Know!

New Zealand is popular amongst outdoor enthusiasts for its extreme sports like water rafting, bungee jumping and insane hiking tracks. We’ve all heard of Roys Peak, The Hooker Valley Track and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. However, the Paekakariki Escarpment Track is still undiscovered amongst most travellers and backpackers who visit Wellington. The Paekakariki Escarpment track is one of the best hikes we enjoyed in New Zealand.

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Why Winter is the Best Time to Visit Brisbane Australia

Australia, the country famous for its outdoor lifestyle, constant sunshine and laid back living. All these statements are true, Australia is brilliant but after living in the country for a year I found I few misconceptions about the wonderful land down under. The biggest being, it’s sunny in Australia all the time, therefore, how can there be a perfect time of the year to visit?

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Things to Do in Wellington in Winter!

Wellington the capital of New Zealand also the capital of wind and rain! In June 2019 we arrived in New Zealand just in time for winter. By the way, when I refer to ‘winter’ I mean New Zealand winter not European or US winter. I’m talking June – August time. It might be the heat of summer back on the other side of the world but in New Zealand those rainy days and cold nights are rolling on in.

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