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Adelaide

Adelaide

My whole reason for venturing to the land down under in the first place was to attend a good friend’s wedding. Mel and I met when she lived in London for a year once upon a time and we kept in contact since. I was honoured to be invited to her wedding – it wasn’t a case of deciding yes or no – it was a case of how fast could I book the trip! Her wedding was in the…

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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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