My adventures

Camping by the Mitchell River

Camping by the Mitchell River Earlier this week, Conor and I set off with a few friends for a 2-night camping trip. We headed to a remote bush camping area on the banks of the Mitchell River, close to Cooktown Crossing, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Port Douglas. After stopping for an obligatory beverage at… Continue reading Camping by the Mitchell River

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Christmas Plans 2019

Christmas Plans 2019 It's that time of year again! In England Christmas was easily my favourite time of the year, however when you're abroad it's a struggle to enjoy it quite as much. It's hard to feel Christmassy in a place that doesn't embrace the festive season in the same way, and where Christmas is… Continue reading Christmas Plans 2019

kuranda scenic rail, freshwater station
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Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back

Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back This week Conor and I decided to do two things that we had wanted to do for ages: the Kuranda Scenic Rail and the Skyrail. The scenic rail runs from Cairns to Kuranda and back, or you can do what we did and hop on… Continue reading Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back

Travel guides

Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas

Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas   As much as I adore Port Douglas itself, I love getting out and about for a good day trip. The best part is that there are so many amazing ones to choose from. You can opt to book organised tours or do what I tend to do… Continue reading Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas

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A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation

A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation Last week Conor and I decided to take a day trip to beautiful Cape Tribulation in the lush Daintree Rainforest, just a short drive from our home. A day in the Daintree is a must for anyone visiting Port Douglas and the surrounding area. The drive from Port… Continue reading A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation

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How to Choose a Great Barrier Reef Trip

How to Choose a Great Barrier Reef Trip No visit to beautiful, tropical Far North Queensland is complete without a trip to the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Personally I love going to the reef. I've been three times with three different companies, and each time was amazing. Plenty of visitors to the area are incredibly… Continue reading How to Choose a Great Barrier Reef Trip

cooktown foreshore, far north queensland
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Bloomfield Track & Archers Point

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

port douglas sunset
Travel advice

Why You Need to Add Port Douglas to Your Australia Bucket List

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

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Trip Part 2: Magnetic Island

Trip Part 2: Magnetic Island   Hello and happy Sunday! My previous post focused on the first part of my recent trip - the Port Douglas to Airlie Beach part. This post will tell you all about the Airlie Beach - Magnetic Island - Port Douglas part. I should mention - i'm so sorry for… Continue reading Trip Part 2: Magnetic Island