YOUTUBE EPISODE 15: OUR FINAL HURRAH IN HVAR

It’s been four months since we got back to Australia from this trip and I am still baffled as to how quickly the time has gone! Those four weeks in Croatia were over in a blink of an eye, but we are glad to share with you a slice of my father’s homeland, and to recount

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 14: TWO WEEKS IN DALMATIA

The next video in our three part Croatia vlog is up and ready to go! In this episode we move on from our week spent exploring the Istria region, and head down to meet up with my parents and the rest of my family who live in Dalmatia. We get a chance to unwind in

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 13: SEVEN DAYS IN ISTRIA

As promised, we’ve finally gotten around to putting together clips from our Croatia trip into a three part series over on our Youtube channel. In this episode we take you along on our honeymoon part of the four week holiday, which sees us driving around Istria and visiting some of the peninsula’s best known and

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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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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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YOUTUBE EPISODE 8: NAMADGI NATIONAL PARK

Did you know that a little tracking station 30 minutes out of Canberra in the bush helped beam images of the first moon landing to the world? Yep. True story! You can see where all this took place and more as Team PumpedUpTrike hike around Namadgi National Park in search of the fabled boulders of

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YOUTUBE EPISODE 7: CAPTAIN COOK TO CRONULLA

Hi there, my name is Jelena I am unashamedly a history geek. Now that’s off my chest, after learning all about Captain Cook and the landing at Botany Bay (when he was still a Lieutenant) all throughout my schooling years, a visit to the actual landing spot has been on my Sydney bucket list for a while.

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