London – DIY Tour

Here’s a map of London incorporating some of my favourite sites and experiences, in an organised manner that avoids you hopping back and forth across the city on foot and using public transport. It can be done in any order and you can change the path to suit...

Free things to do in Mt Gambier

Walk around the Blue Lake Any time of the day is great but the mornings are the best, it’s bright and blue from November to Late March (when this photo was taken) 2. Visit the Umpherston Sinkhole This incredible garden has to be seen to be believed, sunset is a...

Articles of Interest

As we enter month seven of an extreme lockdown in Melbourne, I’m struggling to find the motivation to post up some travel stories. You’d think this would be a great time for me to convert the last 10 years or so of travel notes, diaries and accumulated knowledge into...

Planning a holiday in Tyrol

Welcome to Tyrol & grüß Gott (pronounced “Gruss Gott”, this is how Austrians and Bavarians say hello). This post briefly covers transport, choosing places to stay, lakes, hiking, alpine fine dining, spas, supermarkets and places near Tyrol. Why Tyrol? Austria will...

Japan Ski Trip

Considering how many countries we’ve visited, people were always shocked to find we had never been to Japan. We finally made it at the start of 2019 and promptly, like everyone else I’ve spoken to, fell madly in love with the country. One of the wonderful things about...