Visiting Turtle Island

Jake got me the most awesome birthday present last year – a trip to Pulau Selingan aka Turtle Island. I had researched the trip but had decided it was too expensive so I was over the moon when he treated us both. He’s such a good egg (sometimes!) This post will cover how we booked […]

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Koh Tao Photo Essay - Koh Tao Moped

Koh Tao, Thailand – A Photo Essay

We visited Koh Tao near the very start of our travels and it’s still one of our favourite places. We initially only planned on 4 days here but couldn’t bring ourselves to leave and ended up staying for a full week! We caught the overnight train from Bangkok which was quite an experience in itself, especially […]

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Phillip Island Penguins

Visiting Phillip Island

By chance we found ourselves less than two hours from Phillip Island and its world renowned penguins! I love penguins so it was a no brainer that we would visit Phillip Island. We researched how to get there, booked an Airbnb and wrote a rough itinerary of things to do. The post will offer advice […]

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur – A photo essay

Kuala Lumpur literally translates as “muddy estuary” which is a far cry from 21st Century Kuala Lumpur. We spent 10 days in KL and if I’m honest it wasn’t my favourite destination. Don’t get me wrong there are lots of positive things about Kuala Lumpur but I think 10 days split over two visits was […]

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Free things to do in Melbourne

Lucky for us, and you, there are lots of free things to do in Melbourne. We’ve been in Melbourne for 4 weeks and had ample opportunity to explore the free attractions. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by the quality and variety of free things to do in Melbourne. Here’s our top 8!   8. Visit the […]

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Singapore

48 Hours in Singapore

Singapore had been on our list for a while. We’d heard good things from a few people we’d met on our travels and decided to squeeze in 48 hours there before we headed to Australia. 48 hours in Singapore isn’t a lot of time! We did a bit of research before we arrived to make […]

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ElephantsWorld Kanchanaburi

Elephant’s World in Kanchanaburi

During our stay in Thailand we came across a few options for seeing/riding/trekking with elephants. This was something we really wanted to do but we were concerned about how the elephants were being treated so gave them a miss. We then came across Elephant’s World, a sanctuary for sick, old, disabled, abused and rescued elephants in […]

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