Things to Do on Moreton Island: Brisbane Day Trip to Paradise

Things to Do on Moreton Island: Brisbane Day Trip to Paradise

Moreton Island, or Mulgumpin to its traditional owners, is a holiday paradise just 40km north-east of Brisbane. With clear turquoise water lapping at miles of unspoilt beaches, the highest coastal sand dune in the world (Mount Tempest), the famous Tangalooma Wrecks...
21 Fun Things to Do in Brisbane

21 Fun Things to Do in Brisbane

If you’re planning an east coast Australia road trip or looking for a city break somewhere different, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Brisbane. Situated up in Queensland, Australia’s ‘River City’ enjoys mild winters as well as a...
University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

In a previous post, I described how luck, fate and a lot of hard work landed me a place on a 12-month foreign exchange program to the University of Queensland. In this blog post I’ll run through the main differences between university in Australia vs UK. This is based...
Noosa National Park Coastal Walk: Stunning Beaches & Bushland

Noosa National Park Coastal Walk: Stunning Beaches & Bushland

If you’ve read my Noosa 3-day itinerary, you’ll know the Noosa National Park coastal walk is one of the top things I found to do on my trip to the Sunshine Coast. The walk includes beautiful coastal formations such as Hells Gates and Devil’s Kitchen,...
Noosa 3-Day Itinerary by Public Transport

Noosa 3-Day Itinerary by Public Transport

Noosa has been on my list of top destinations to visit in Australia for some time now, and I finally squeezed in a trip last week after grabbing a flight with JetStar for about $100 return from Sydney! I’d been told the town was like an upmarket Byron Bay, which...
Gold Coast 3-Day Itinerary Under $70 per Day

Gold Coast 3-Day Itinerary Under $70 per Day

With its shiny skyscrapers, waterfront mansions, and wide array of theme parks (not to mention glittery name, which was coined by journalists during the real estate boom in the late 1940s), you’d be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is an expensive holiday...
Living in Brisbane: Lifestyle in Australia’s River City

Living in Brisbane: Lifestyle in Australia’s River City

If you’re thinking of moving to Australia and trying to decide where to live, Brisbane is a city well worth considering. I spent a year living in Brisbane as a foreign exchange student back in 2001-2002, and loved the blue skies, warm climate and laid-back...