If there's one thing that makes me happy it's traveling and seeing new places.  I'd love to be able to say i've seen the world but really I'm just starting out and am only just scratching the surface of what's out there.

Here's some of my adventures so far....

Day Trips

I've created a new area for short trips to keep the travel section to true travel not just a quick trip from home.

You can find the Day Trip posts here.

Manly Ferry

The Manly Ferry

20 January 2018

Another Sydney day adventure, this time from Circular Quay to Manly on the Manly Ferry, possibly the best view of Sydney Harbour you'll find.

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Nan Tien Temple

Nan Tien Temple

4 November 2017

A visit to Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Illawarra from Above

Illawarra From Above

4 November 2017

Cloudy with low visibility but still a beautiful view of the Illawarra from above.

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Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island

23 April 2017

Nestled in the middle of Sydney Harbour is the beautiful, heritage listed, Cockatoo Island.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour

12 February 2017

Playing tourist in my own city, took a ride on a ferry.

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Canberra for NYE 2016

29 December 2016 - 1 January 2017

3 days away in our nation's Capital ended off with some great NYE fireworks.

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Port Macquarie 11 Dec 2016

11 December 2016

Just a Sunday flight to visit my family up north.

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SGMY16 - Singapore / Malaysia 2016

13 November to 19 November, 2016

A short but whirlwind adventure through SE Asia spending a few days in Singapore and Malaysia exploring.

See each days link below.


Scoot 787-9 9V-OJF

SGMY16: Day 1 Flight to Singapore

November 13, 2016

Day 1 of the adventure begins on Scoot Airlines Dreamliner and ends at the Parkroyal on Pickering hotel.

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Deepavali Lights on Serangoon Road Little India Singapore

SGMY16: Day 2 Exploring Singapore

November 14, 2016

Day 2 the adventure begins. I spent the day riding around a hop-on, hop-off bus and exploring some of the stops.

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Tuas Causeway

SGMY16: Day 3 Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

November 15, 2016

Day 3 started of in a coach from Singapore's Golden Mile Complex and finished up in Malaysia's Capitol, Kuala Lumpur.

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SGMY16: Day 4 Kuala Lumpur and Petronas Towers

November 16, 2016

Day 4 was a day for exploring The Petronas Towers area of KL. I have always wanted to visit here and today I did!

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SGMY16: Day 5 Back to Singapore

November 17, 2016

Day 5 started off with a long taxi ride to KLIA, a flight back to Singapore and then an afternoon of exploring new things.

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SGMY16: Day 6 Last Day of Singapore

November 18, 2016

Day 6, final day in Singapore. Spent most of the day relaxing before heading off to Changi Airport for the flight home.

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Wellington Aerial Shot

Wellington NZ

26-27 November 2016

A short weekend getaway to visit the capitol of our neighbour across the ditch.

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Perth May 2016

May 14-16, 2016

My weekend adventure to Perth to see the Antonov 225 land at Perth Airport and do some sightseeing around Perth. My first ever visit to Western Australia.

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Launceston Day Trip

21 May 2016

A quick day trip from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne and back.  What a way to waste some frequent flyer points.

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The Royal National Park

April 3, 2016

A Sunday afternoon drive exploring Sydney's Royal National Park. There's far more to see than I managed but this post shows how beautiful the area can be.

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2016-02-07 17.43.12

New Zealand North Island

6 February to 10 February, 2016

A four day road trip around New Zealand's North Island.  From Auckland to Cape Reinga and back to Rotorua.

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2016-01-30 08.24.17

Port Macquarie

January 30, 2016

A weekend trip from Sydney to Port Macquarie ... by air.

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Fiji 2015

27 November to 1 December, 2015

So to cap off 2015’s travels we decided to go somewhere exotic but close to home.  What better destination than Fiji?

See our adventure over 5 days with the links below.


2015-11-27 19.21.12

Fiji Day 1

November 27, 2016

Day 1 of our Fiji getaway, Sydney to Nadi then off to Radisson Blu on Denarau Island.

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2015-11-28 16.15.11

Fiji Day 2

November 28, 2016

Day 2 of our Fiji getaway, relaxing in Denarau and exploring Nadi.

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2015-11-29 09.08.06

Fiji Day 3

November 29, 2016

Day 3 of our Fiji getaway, road trip from Nadi to Suva and back via Queens Road.

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2015-11-30 15.49.26

Fiji Day 4

November 30, 2016

Day 4 of our Fiji getaway, road trip from Nadi to Lautoka and exploring Nadi.

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2015-12-01 17.41.44

Fiji Day 5

December 1, 2016

Day 5 of our Fiji getaway, heading home

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The Three Sisters

Blue Mountains in Autumn

April, 2015

Our Autumn road trip to the Blue Mountains very own Scenic World.

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Adelaide Day Trip

October 31, 2015

Travel on the cheap, a day trip to Adelaide.

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Singapore in Spring 2015

26 September to 1 October, 2015

A few short days in this amazing country just weren’t enough. It was hot, smokey and over too quick.  Here’s what we did in just 5 days.

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2015-08-01 12.49.45

The Great Ocean Road

August 3, 2015

What better place to venture than your own backyard? It’s fun traveling overseas but sometimes a short weekend getaway with loved ones is just as nice a treat.

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Melbourne 2013

September 25, 2013

Our first anniversary in Melbourne

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New Zealand 2015

25 March to 4 April, 2015

Over a period of 11 days we managed to drive from top to the bottom of New Zealand. Here’s our story.

See our adventure over 11 days with the links below.



New Zealand Day 1: Auckland

March 25, 2016

Day 1 of our New Zealand adventure starting in Auckland

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Waihi Beach

New Zealand Day 2: Coromandel, Tauranga and Finally Rotorua

March 26, 2016

Day 2 of our New Zealand adventure, starting in Thames ending in Rotorua

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Rotorua Hot Springs in Kuirau Park

New Zealand Day 3: Rotorua Then On To Wellington

March 27, 2016

Day 3 of our New Zealand trip exploring Rotorua before driving south to Wellington

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Finally the ferry approaches

New Zealand Day 4: Wellington, Interislander Ferry to Picton

March 28, 2016

Day 4 of our New Zealand trip, spending the morning in Wellington then by ferry across the Cook Strait to the South Island to Picton

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Pacific Ocean next to Highway 1

New Zealand Day 5: Picton to Christchurch

March 29, 2016

Day 5 of our New Zealand adventure, driving from Picton to Christchurch

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View from Christchurch Gondola

New Zealand Day 6: Christchurch to Dunedin

March 30, 2016

Day 6 of our New Zealand adventure, exploring Christchurch before driving south to Dunedin

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Wayfinder end of Highway 1 in Bluff

New Zealand Day 7: Dunedin to Southland then to Queenstown

March 31, 2016

Day 7 of our New Zealand adventure, traveling from Dunedin into Southland then back up to Queenstown

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New Zealand Day 8: Queenstown, Jones Fruit Stall and Bungy

April 1, 2016

Day 8 of our New Zealand holiday, our first day exploring Queenstown, Jones Fruit Stall at Cromwell and checking out Bungy

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Shotover River at Arthurs Point

New Zealand Day 9: Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and The Shotover River

April 2, 2016

Day 9 of our New Zealand Adventure, exploring Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the Shotover River

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Gorge Road Arthurs Point

New Zealand Day 10: Queenstown

April 3, 2016

Day 10 of our New Zealand adventure, exploring Queenstown and its outskirts

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Clouds over the Pacific

New Zealand Day 11: Going Home

April 3, 2016

Day 11 of our New Zealand adventure sees the end of our holiday. Today we’re going home.

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Floriade Spring 2012

August 18, 2015

It’s almost Spring, so let’s talk Floriade

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NSW Outback

Aussie Adventures 2007-2008

August 28, 2015

Exploring Australia’s big backyard, a sneak peek at some of my road trips.

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