Sydney, Australia

We were lucky enough to stay with some family in Sydney, which meant we had a fantastic local introduction to the city.  We were also very spoilt with a few amazing day trips over the 5 days we were there. Firstly we visited Symbio Wildlife Sanctuary which was a lovely introduction to Australian wildlife – including a koala…

Australia Road Trip!

Neither of us ever thought we would make it to Australia – it is interesting where this year has led us!  We started our road trip in Cairns, the tropical capitol of northern Queensland and 17 days to travel over 2000 miles south to meet my mum in Sydney.  We actually ended up going further than…

Ubud, Bali

Ubud is beautiful, surrounded by rainforest, temples and rice paddies, elevated above the surrounding countryside.  It has always been a bit of a tourist mecca in the heart of cultural Bali, but the book and subsequent movie ‘Eat Pray Love’ has made it even more of a destination for both expats and tourists alike.  This…