Tokyo: Disney Sea

During our time in Tokyo we planned a fun-packed day at Disney Sea! We chose Disney Sea over Disney Resort because it’s geared towards an older crowd with more rides suited to 2, 30-somethings than Disney Resort. Disney Sea has lots of rides, attractions and shows including the amazing Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the […]

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Tokyo… Part 2…

Japan loves it’s cartoons and characters and everywhere you go you’re surrounded by singing, dancing, brightly coloured figures trying to sell or promote something! Our time in Tokyo Bay was no exception and we even stumbled across the Statue of Liberty and a giant Transformer! Japan is a country not afraid to embrace it’s inner-child […]

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Singapore Zoo… Part 2…

As soon as you walk through the gates you’re greeted by the wildlife with Lemurs and Monkeys bounding through the trees around you! The zoo is alive with the sound of the animals and each corner reveals something different! The zoo has some truly unique animals, the most unique of which is a Polar Bear! […]

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Singapore… Part 2…

While in Singapore we visited the zoo (post to follow), pottered around the shops, walked along the river, explored the gardens and public spaces dotted around the city (post to follow), visited temples and shrines, markets, food halls and had a night out on the Singapore Gay scene! Despite Singapore feeling rather Western at times […]

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Melbourne… Round 2!

After 84 days travelling the length of the East coast we said goodbye to Cairns and hopped on a plane back to Melbourne for a final farewell and our last 4 nights in Australia. Our friend Caroline had kindly agreed to play host for 2 nights (with 2 in the YHA) so we arrived in […]

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Magnetic: Wildlife

Arguably the must-do thing while on Magnetic Island is the Bungalow Bay Koala Village wildlife tour! For $21 per person (plus $15 for a photo with a Koala) you get to spend 2 hours on a guided tour of the park and it’s enclosures and meet some of the native residents of Australia and Magnetic […]

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Magnetic: Rock Wallabies!

One of the many animals that calls Magnetic Island home are the adorably cute Rock Wallabies – a species of Wallaby that makes it’s home in and amongst the rocks. Rock Wallabies are nocturnal Marsupials that can only be found in Australia and are unfortunately classified as a threatened species! These adorably, fluffy animals are […]

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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island – as the name suggests – is a mountainous island 5km offshore from the city of Townsville covering 52km2 and is home to a permanent population of just over 2100. The island gets it’s name from the apparent magnetic effect the island had on Captain Cook’s compass as he sailed by in 1770 […]

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