I'm Home! I'm posting a day late this week because it's been a very busy few days since I got back to England for the first time in three years. I flew with Singapore Air from Cairns to Manchester, which took around 24 hours. The flights were good with plenty of movies and TV to… Continue reading I’m Home!
Introductory Dives on The Great Barrier Reef I've always had a bit of a bucket list, even if it wasn't written down. I think a lot of us do. Mine has always included pretty common bucket list items, such as skydiving, bungee jumping, and snorkelling. But it never included diving. I thought it just seemed… Continue reading Introductory Dives on The Great Barrier Reef
Going home plans After almost three years in Australia, I'm finally heading home to England for a five week visit. The funny thing about the five week time frame is that it seems like a really long time to be away from Port Douglas and from Conor, yet when I try to make all of… Continue reading Going home plans
Bloomfield Track & Archers Point The dancing flames of a campfire...The clear, starry night sky...the earth's natural elements are so beautiful, so pure. There's something so relaxing about being out in nature. So Conor and I had been speaking with some friends for a while about going camping and we finally did it. Unfortunately… Continue reading Bloomfield Track & Archers Point
I turned 26! So 2 days ago was my birthday and I'm not 26 years old. I'm trying not to worry about being another year older this time around. This was my third birthday in Queensland and it's crazy to think that I was just 23 when I left home in England to come to… Continue reading I turned 26!
Half Year Review You may or may not be aware that at the start of 2019 I did a monthly review to check in and see if I was achieving my goals. However, after a few months I decided that I was reviewing too frequently so I left it for a while. Now we're halfway… Continue reading Half Year Review
I was nominated for the Liebster Award For those who don't know, The Liebster Award is an acknowledgement that allows bloggers to discover new blogs and nominate their favourite ones. The rules are: Thank the blogger who nominated you. Display your award. Answer the questions you were asked by the blogger who nominated you. Nominate… Continue reading I was nominated for the Liebster Award
Why You Need to Add Port Douglas to Your Australia Bucket List It's funny, I had never even heard even heard of Port Douglas a couple of years ago, even though I had been in Australia for a few months. Yet as soon as I came here I never wanted to leave. I see so… Continue reading Why You Need to Add Port Douglas to Your Australia Bucket List
To-Do List For Long-Term Travel Planning a long-term trip, whilst extremely exciting, can also be incredibly daunting and stressful. Three years ago I was planning my trip to Australia from England, which was originally only going to be one year. Whilst I couldn't wait, I also lost a lot of sleep over worrying. Personally I… Continue reading To-Do List For Long-Term Travel
How to Survive Wet Season in the Tropics So I have officially survived my first wet season in tropical Port Douglas. In some ways it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, however there are some things that I wish I'd known earlier. So here are my top tips on how to survive… Continue reading How to Survive Wet Season in the Tropics