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China, Travel

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

The Shanghai Wild Animal Park is home to over 10,000 animals across 200 rare and representative species, housed on 153 acres of land 40km from the centre of Shanghai. It is the first National grade zoo in China and is classified as a theme park. Domestic animals include panda, golden monkey, golden takin and toki […]

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The Grand Fail of 2015

Some sad news – 2015 has come to an end and after a year of many setbacks, Ben and I were left with little choice but to completely reevaluate our plans and may see our long term plans delayed until 2017. This was a tough decision but please be reassured that we are looking forward […]

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SV Rock Hoppra – off to Indo

Introducing SV Rock Hoppra, our new home. Yes, you heard it right, after three years of talking about it, Ben and I are actually setting sail to Indonesia. See you later Darwin; no surf, no swimming, 35-40 degrees every day and walking everywhere because we don’t have a car. End result? Sweatasaurus Rex. Ben and […]

Food, Recipes

Bircher Muesli from Four Birds, Darwin

This protein packed, wonderfully light Bircher Muesli recipe filled with seeds, nuts, dried apricots, figs, fresh grapefruit and sour yoghurt was divulged to me by the lovely Louisa Ainsworth of Four Birds in the Star Village right in the heart of the Darwin. This recipe is super easy to prepare in advance, allowing you a quick breakfast […]

Travel, Western Australia

Coral Bay Eco Tours

The seaside town of Coral Bay, 150km south of Exmouth, is the gateway to the Ningaloo Reef and home to manta ray, whale sharks, dugongs and multiple species of dolphin and turtles as well as hundreds of species of tropical fish and coral. The many species call the Ningaloo Reef home during particular seasons, for […]

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Coonawarra, South Australia

                  Penley Estate vines Coonawarra somewhat crept up on us as we crossed the border into South Australia. After the winding roads past the statuesque formations of the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, our ability to discern distance when looking at a map was rather […]

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The Great Ocean Road

This post features images of the iconic 12 Apostles and tourist attractions found along The Great Ocean Road between Apollo Bay and the Victoria-South Australia border including some of the towns of Port Fairy and Portland. For images of the Great Ocean Road from Torquay to Apollo Bay, see our previous post highlighting the amazing […]

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Melbourne

What a city. Fitzroy, St Kilda, Torquay, Barwon Heads, Degraves St. Yarraville, Lentils As Anything, pop up galleries, hipsters, crack heads, musos, theatre. If you’re looking for something interesting to look at, Melbourne is bound to satisfy every time. In the four months we lived in Melbourne we fell in love with the culture, the […]