Extra thoughts on Australia

Tips for Travelers going to Australia We are including some tips for fellow travelers based on our experience around the large country of Australia (one, two, three, four, five, six, seven) . It's a vast country that we enjoyed exploring for two months and hope others make the most out of a trip down under! Supermarkets … Continue reading Extra thoughts on Australia

Photo Journal: A Year Traveling the World!

Today we celebrate one year of adventure and traveling the world. We've had our share of ups and downs, but ultimately we've met our goal of traveling around the world together for one year. In total we visited 19 countries, logged over 87,000 kilometers/57,000 miles and only got denied entry into one country. After sifting through the thousands of … Continue reading Photo Journal: A Year Traveling the World!

Oz VII: The Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

Tropical North Queensland January 24th: Where the Rainforest Meets the Reef As soon as we landed in North Queensland we instantly noticed the change of terrain and climate. We saw lush rainforest covered hills descend into the teal blue ocean littered with dark patches of reef and a small, yet robust city and port. Cairns was originally a sugar mill town overrun with … Continue reading Oz VII: The Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

Oz III: Melbourne: Portland’s Sister City

Day 1: Meet Melbourne (aka. SE Portland) We flew from Tasmania on December 12th into Melbourne (pronounced 'mell-ben'), a city we discovered that is similar to Portland. We stayed at an Airbnb apartment in the popular Fitzroy/Collingwood neighborhood that, to us, mirrored SE Portland -- hipsters rocking the 'old is the new cool' style, funky street art, small local … Continue reading Oz III: Melbourne: Portland’s Sister City

Oz II: Tasmanian Roadtrip

Since we gave ourselves about two months to explore Australia, we had time to travel to the isolated island off the coast of southern Australia called Tasmania and see its rugged, natural landscape. On our road trip around the north east section Tasmania we covered about 1,215 kilometers and explored a few spectacular places such as Cradle Mountain, Bicheno and Freycinet … Continue reading Oz II: Tasmanian Roadtrip