Since our return we’ve had the same questions from nearly everyone. “Which was the best country?” “Where was your favourite place?” “Where would you most like to go back to?”.
These are the answers.
And this post will be handy to print off so we can premeditate questions with a handout.
Read more "Le Grand Trip | Six of the best"
Le Grand Trip was nearly over. After 8 months and 26 countries we reached our last destination, Hong Kong, a four-night stay breaking up the mammoth pilgrimage home. By this point it took quite a lot to make us swoon, so spoiled were we. But Hong Kong did a damn fine job. Both a country […]
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In my opinion Sydney and Melbourne are two of the best cities in the world. I struggle to pick a favourite; each has its pros, neither really have cons. First, at least on our itinerary, was Sydney. I spent nearly two months there in 2013/14 and know it well, whilst it was Audrey’s first visit. […]
Read more "Australia’s East Coast | Part Three | Sydney and Melbourne"
Fraser Island is unique and wondrous. It is made entirely of sand, a whopping 166,000 hectares of the stuff; tropical rainforests sprout from it, crystal clear freshwater lakes sit in it, the dunes and hills shift and change in remarkable formations, and, as you would probably expect from an island made of sand, it has […]
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Let me begin by explaining just how massive Australia is. At nearly 8,000,000 (8 million) square kilometres it is the sixth largest country in the world. For comparison, the UK is 250,000 km2. Overlaid onto Europe (excluding Russia), or the USA, Australia would cover them entirely. It takes five hours to fly from Sydney to […]
Read more "Australia’s East Coast | Part One | Brisbane, the Whitsundays, and Noosa"
I’m in Australia now. It’s brilliant. Until I write about it here’s a repost from last time I visited in 2013/14. p.s. Don’t call it Down Under.
Read more "Australia (mainly Sydney) | 2013/14 edition"
I must begin by stating, categorically, we had an amazing time travelling South East Asia. A brief stop in Thailand was followed by two weeks in Myanmar, two and a half weeks in Laos, ten days in Cambodia, three and a bit weeks in Vietnam, then later a shade under three weeks in both the […]
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