Wayalailai Resort is one of the only resorts in the Yasawari Islands that is owned and run by the local people of the villages on the island and it showed. We arrived to the staff singing and welcoming us, we were taken to be checked in before going to the dinning area for afternoon tea. … Continue reading Wayalailai
Cairns we have been and gone; we had a busy couple of days. There were 2 main things that we wanted to do while in Cairns. The first was a tour of the waterfalls around cairns and the tablelands. Over the course of the day we visited 7 places and saw 3 waterfalls. It was … Continue reading Chasing waterfalls
One of the things I love about Australia is the variety of places/ environments there are. You have cities, beaches, out back, forests, mountains and rainforests. I hope that over the next couple of months we get to see these amazing landscapes. While in Port Douglas we checked of one of those landscapes, Rainforests. We … Continue reading Day in the Daintree
So we have now left Sydney after an unforgettable Christmas and New Year. After a short flight and drive we arrived in Port Douglas, the start of our east coast adventure. Port Douglas is a cute little town that has not yet been massive hit by the tourism industry it still has, in my opinion, … Continue reading Port Douglas
For me welcoming the new year is always a chilled occasion with friends and family. This year was no different, we celebrated with friends however we were on the beach!!! Mid afternoon we made our way to Dee Why beach with a picnic and a few beverages. We lay out in the sand … Continue reading Hello 2017!
While in Sydney my sister and I took a day trip to the Blue Mountains. We took the train to Katoomba, a cute and busy town. You could take one of the guided tours or the hop-on-hop-off bus to see all the sights but we chose not to do that. We chose to stay in … Continue reading The Hills are Alive!
So rather than my normal Christmas of opening gifts with family, Christmas turkey and cozying up by the fire this year Christmas was spent in 35 degree sunshine on the beach, no turkey and defiantly no cozy fire (unless you count the BBQ) Waking up to the sun shining was definitely different and putting on … Continue reading Christmas with a Difference