Kyoto: Shrines & Temples

If there’s one thing Japan has in abundance – as well as Sushi, Sake and Karaoke – is shrines, temples and pagodas and Kyoto has some of the best examples in Japan! Japan is a country of tradition, culture and history and although most Japanese don’t identify with a single religion – rather incorporate elements […]

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Osaka

After an amazing 6 nights in Singapore we hopped on a plane and flew to Japan (Monday 7th, April), our final destination of our round the world trip! For those following our adventures from the start you might recall that we were supposed to go to China before Japan! Unfortunately due to a change in […]

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Port Macquarie

After an amazing 11 days in Sydney we hit the road and continued North on our Greyhound pass to Port Macquarie. Port Macquarie is a small town 386km (4hrs 23mins) from Sydney known for it’s surf, golden sands, Koala hospital and breakwater! Like any sea defences the Port Macquarie breakwater is made up of hundreds […]

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Sydney: Coogee & Bondi

As well as a day-trip to Manly we visited the coastal suburbs of Coogee and Bondi. Bondi is probably the best known beach suburb of Sydney but the lesser-known Coogee is well worth a visit! If you’re feeling energetic there’s a beautiful coastal walk (8.8km) between the two suburbs that takes 1-2 hours depending on […]

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Melbourne… Part 2…

After spending the morning at the market and sampling some of the yummy produce we headed to Melbourne’s Harbour Town for a potter around the shops and the waterfront. Harbour Town, like many of Melbourne’s suburbs is another great space in the city to relax, unwind, grab a bite to eat and a beer and […]

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Tekapo

After Mount Cook, entering our final few weeks in New Zealand, we hit the road and headed towards a little place called Tekapo known predominantly for it’s stunning blue lake. We had 2 days in Tekapo which we spent pottering around the very small centre, walking along the lake and enjoying the tranquil setting. On […]

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Wanaka

Wanaka is without-a-doubt one of our favourite places in New Zealand! But I’m getting ahead of myself a little… after 1 night in Fox we hit the road and headed towards Haast. Although we hadn’t originally planned on stopping in Hasst we were left with no choice as the road was closed after a major […]

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Waikato

After a few nights in the Coromandel Peninsula we headed West to explore the rest of the Waikato region. The Waikato region is known for it’s stunning views, rolling hills, caves, coastal towns, agriculture, dairy farming and of course as the home of the Hobbiton movie set! On-route to Waikato we stopped at a little […]

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Fiji: Cheeky Cocktails

One of the things you have to do when on a tropical island is sample one (or five) of the cocktails. On our last night we decided to make the most of the sunset and beautiful surroundings and say a proper farewell to Fiji. The cocktails were yummy and fortunately the hangover wasn’t too bad… […]

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Feejee Experience: Day 1

After a couple of weeks relaxing on the Cook Islands we hopped on a plane for our 2nd tropical destination, Viti Levu, Fiji (27th August, 2013 – 15th September, 2013). To get the most out of our time in Fiji and because of Fiji’s complicated public transport we decided to book onto an organised tour […]

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