BYRON BAY HINTERLAND

If Byron Bay is the rose in this festival flower crown, then the satellite towns dotting the Byron Bay Hinterland are the many and varied blooms that make up the rest. From rolling green hills to sheer mountains, and rough surf to laid back city feels, the Byron Bay Hinterland really does have it all. As Siu On

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OUR BYRON BAY FAVOURITES

Byron Bay has been on my personal Australian travel bucket list for some time now. I had heard a lot about the place from friends who had holidayed there and was told that it was better than Margaret River; an idyllic coastal surf town fringed by pristine green wilderness, where the focus is on a local,

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 16: NORTHERN KOSCIUSZKO

Have you been wondering what the northern part of Kosciuszko National Park looks like? Are you curious to see what Siu On and I got up to on our first wedding anniversary weekend? Well you’re in luck as we show you just that on another Youtube episode! Join us as we chase Brumbies, soak in

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OUR NORTHERN KOSCIUSZKO ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND

A little over a year ago Siu On and I tied the knot and with our very first anniversary as a married couple approaching, we wanted to forgo any kind of gift giving display of affection, and instead cultivate our minimalist travel tendencies by planning a shared experience together. Since we had such a great

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 12: A SCOTTS HEAD ESCAPE

It seems like only yesterday that Siu On and I met up with our good friends, Grace and Dave, for a halfway getaway between Brisbane and Sydney. Scotts Head is on the New South Wales coast and is a beautiful coastal town close to not only the beach and sea, but also the green rainforest

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OUR 4 DAY SYDNEY HIGHLIGHTS

A few months ago Siu On and I were fortunate to host two of Siu’s friends from his hometown of Mankato in Minnesota, and as the very first visitors we’ve hosted in the four years that Siu has been living in Australia it was a very special occasion! Even though we’re both relatively new to

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 11: MANLY TO SPIT WALK

Growing up by the beach in Western Australia means I miss the smell of the salty ocean spray and the lapping sounds of the sea, especially in contrast to the loud city sounds I put up with here in Sydney. As a result I try to get out of the city as much as I can, so

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 10: THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

One of the big reasons that Siu On and I chose to stay put in Sydney on our drive across Australia was for the large sandstone cliffs that make up the Blue Mountains. We’ve spent many of our weekends here to climb up some of the best climbing in Australia, and in this episode we’re joined

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 9: BONDI TO COOGEE WALK

In this episode follow Siu On and I as we tackled the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk. Along the way we check out some of Sydney’s famous beaches, try out a few cafes and scoff down some fish and chips by the beach. If you’d like more information on possibly the most well known coastal

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