A train has to be one of my favourite modes of travel. Perhaps not battling for breathing space on the tube, but relaxing in comfort on a long distance train is hard to beat in my book. Travelling across an international border by train takes things to a higher level. It's quite a few years... Continue Reading →
Back To Reality
Around four months into our new life of not working, we’ve made the decision to come back to reality after six months of travelling. This is shorter than the full year we’d originally planned. Before embarking on a year away, the kids were worried about missing school, missing their friends, and not having enough toys... Continue Reading →
It seemed somehow fitting to end our tour of Australia in Sydney. In the city that you might assume was the capital, if you hadn’t paid too much attention in geography class. The site of the first British colony in Australia, only 230 years ago. Selected due to its extremely accommodating natural harbour, which now... Continue Reading →
What Is The Largest Living Thing On Earth?
Not long after dropping back our RV in Cairns, we were enjoying a pizza at a lovely Italian restaurant in Trinity Beach, our new home for the week. Trinity Beach was a good location for a family break, within 15 minutes drive of Cairns and on the road up to Port Douglas. Snorkeling On The... Continue Reading →
It Doesn’t Look Too Far – On A Globe
Melbourne to Cairns Road Trip While enjoying our week in Tasmania, I had been keeping an eye out for special RV relocation deals on the internet. The idea is that if hire companies need one of their vehicles moving to a different depot, then you can volunteer to do the drive for them and in... Continue Reading →