Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Experiences on the East Coast

My Australian adventure of 2009 – 2011 started unbelievably 10 years ago this month. I really find it hard to fathom that it was so long ago, but it was. I toured five of the countries 8 Provinces and Territories – missing out on Western Australia, Northern Territory and South Australia only. This included spending Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Experiences on the East Coast[…]

Backpacking in The Empire of Atlantium: How I Spent A Fortnight In A Country Without Knowing It

“Try to sit with me around my table; but never bring a chair” – Noel Gallagher. Have you ever backpacked through a country without even knowing it?? As idiotic as that sounds, back in 2009, I managed it!! Today I finally get round to writing about The Empire of Atlantium, which really is the country Read more about Backpacking in The Empire of Atlantium: How I Spent A Fortnight In A Country Without Knowing It[…]

Can You Be More Pacific? My Next Adventure

Can You Be More Pacific? My Next Adventure To 7 New Countries

“It’s decision time again, our love will stretch a little bit” – Everything But The Girl. It’s time for a new adventure far far away. To a place I neglected all my life. You see, I meet new people all the time, it constantly happens and that hasn’t changed since relocating to Poland in 2016 Read more about Can You Be More Pacific? My Next Adventure To 7 New Countries[…]

5 Places to Stay in Queensland, Australia with access to the Great Barrier Reef

  One of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and certainly a bucket list adventure, the Great Barrier Reef is one of those places that you must see if you are on holiday in Australia. The best way to access the Great Barrier Reef is by taking excursions out from one of the five Read more about 5 Places to Stay in Queensland, Australia with access to the Great Barrier Reef[…]

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Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra

As the six year mark on my last few days in Australia hit home this week, it is time to reflect on one of my favourite cities in Australia – the capital city itself. Canberra. Aside from my time exploring Sydney, the Blue Mountains and serving schooners in Parramatta, we next headed to Canberra for Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Textbook Top 5 Sights in Sydney

Sometimes when you are backpacking through endless cities and countries, you end up in a totally popular tourist spot and rather than whack out a guidebook or look for off the wall places, you just want to do the obvious. You want to tick off a “textbook top 5 sights” and that’s exactly what I Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Textbook Top 5 Sights in Sydney[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far

As I just begin to plan a major pub crawl on a big reunion day with the lads in London during the World Cup, it’s a good moment to recollect the top 10 pub crawls from my travels, some I’ve told before on Don’t Stop Living, some I haven’t yet shared. These have been absolutely Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far[…]

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100 Places I Backpacked Through That You’ve Never Heard Of, in Australia

“We may never meet again so shed your skin and let’s get started” – Split Enz Firstly, this article has taken a fair bit of work over the years and I’m finally getting it published over 4 years since I left Australia behind! Secondly of course I’m probably wrong and you might have heard of Read more about 100 Places I Backpacked Through That You’ve Never Heard Of, in Australia[…]

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