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Month: October 2016

Roadtrip! The Great Ocean Road and the Grampians

Roadtrip! The Great Ocean Road and the Grampians

The Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park! Monday 11th –Thursday 14th January 2016 3 night/4 day roadtrip Introduction One of the world’s most iconic scenic coastal drives, the Great Ocean road is a wonderful place to relax, explore and take in the 243 kilometres of beautiful coastline in Victoria. It offers winding roads through the lush rainforest, sightings of wildlife, relaxing villages and wonderful ocean views, as you work your way towards the drives famous highlight; undoubtedly the…

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1 week in quirky Melbourne

1 week in quirky Melbourne

Melbourne (Victoria) 4th -11th January 2016 Oh quirky Melbourne! The arty capital of Victoria I found quite strange to start with, however once I started exploring the suburbs and different areas, it really started to grow on me. At the city’s center is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River where I spent my first evening wandering around. It is a city of opposites; from the up-market Southbank restaurants to the city streets…

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A Merry Christmas in the great down under (Sydney!)

A Merry Christmas in the great down under (Sydney!)

Sydney! 22nd December 2015 – 3rd January 2016 2 week stay at Bounce Hostel Sydney! Australia’s Crown Jewel harbouring the country’s most iconic gems; from dazzling Darling Harbour to the Grand architectural feats of the Opera house and Harbour Bridge, with some of the most famous beach’s in the world. I’ll admit entering this city after a month in quiet beach-side towns was a shock to the system, senses going into overdrive with the now unfamiliar buzz of traffic and…

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay

19th-21st December 2015 2 night stay at Backpackers Inn on the beach Popular Byron Bay is literally the place to chill out. This quirky backpacker town with its laid back beach vibe is made up of cafe’s and health-shake stands galore – perfect for a vegetarian foodie like myself 🙂 The beach here is superb and popular for surfing, perhaps even more so than Noosa; but in contrast to its upmarket, celeb style cultured Sister, it’s hippie central. My Experience: Day 1…

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