Fiery sunsets, rewarding hikes and the cutest penguins you will ever see. There's so many reasons to visit Wilsons Prom and Phillip Island.
After all the excitement of Sydney, we were ready to hit the road again, and this time we were able to go as slowly as we liked. There are a couple of options when it comes to driving from Sydney to Melbourne, but since it was our first time we decided to take the scenic … Continue reading Slowing Down on the Coast
At last: air-conditioning, a double bed that doesn't require us to remain rigid on our sides all night in case we elbow each other in the face, and a toilet rather than a bush. We've made it to Sydney and have the absolute luxury of staying in an Air B n B in Bondi for … Continue reading 11 Ways to See Sydney on a Budget
Days 4 - 6: Iron Knob > Wilcannia > Orange > Blue Mountains > Sydney It's hard to believe that it's only been 4 days since we left Yallingup, and yet, it also feels like a lifetime. But, I am proud to say, 2,466 miles, 3 time zones, 2 dozen roadhouses, and several beers later, we have successfully … Continue reading The Final Stretch to Sydney
Days 2 + 3: Esperance > Eucla > Iron Knob The Nullarbor (nullus, "no" and arbor, "tree"). It wasn't completely treeless, but the Latin translation gives you a sense of the vast emptiness that we experienced on our journey. In a weird way, we felt kind of excited to enter into this unknown stretch of land that sounded as if it … Continue reading Crossing the Nullarbor
Day 1: Yallingup - Esperance We're on the road by 5.30 am, following the realisation that we have a rather persistent oil leak that we thought had been fixed by the mechanic last week. Although not the perfect solution, we used some Engine Stop Leak as a short-term fix, because we couldn't delay our trip any … Continue reading And so, it begins
Are they called thongs or flip-flops? This is the kind of question I find myself asking as a Scottish person living in Australia; the land of abbreviations, nick-names and slang words. What use is the mouthful of an afternoon when you can have a simple arvo? Why bother with Christmas when you can roll-off Chrissy? … Continue reading Life Down Under