A Guide to Magnetic Island: Australia’s Best Kept Secret & Most Underrated East Coast Stop 

Untouched beaches, lush lively coral reefs, heaps of animals and wildlife to spot, picture-perfect palms and breathtaking ocean views at every turn. Oh, and you may recognize Magnetic Island from the popular “Barbie Car” photos. 

Located just 5 miles offshore of Townsville, Queensland, Magnetic Island or “Maggie” as it’s called by locals, is 20 square miles of idyllic island paradise….

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Skydiving Over the Great Barrier Reef!

“On the other side of your maximum fear are all the best things in life.” ✈️ ✈️ ✈️ Almost three months ago today I jumped out of an airplane over the Great Barrier Reef at 15,000 ft. Life is nothing without risks. When I saw the door of the plane go up and the first […]

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Fraser Island or The Whitsundays? Which Australian Excursion Should You Choose?

Cruising crystal clear sea water on a yacht, strolling down white sand beaches, driving a 4×4 down sandy island shores… these are bucket list items unique to Australia’s Fraser Island and the Whitsunday Islands that travelers dream of when they plan a trip to Australia. While Fraser and the Whitsundays are both located in Queensland, […]

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Sailing Australia’s Whitsunday Islands

I remember the first photo I ever saw of the Whitsunday Islands. It was taken from the Hill Inlet Lookout and it literally looked like one of the desktop photos that come preloaded onto iPhones and new computers. Snow-white sand, emerald blue water swirled with lighter and darker shades of aquamarine. Flawless, untouched beauty. To […]

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Which Aussie Zoo Should You Visit? Taronga Zoo Vs. Australia Zoo

If you didn’t cuddle a koala or take a selfie with a kangaroo did you really even go to Australia? Australia is home to two of the world’s most famous zoos: Taronga Zoo in Sydney and Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. I was lucky enough to visit both during my time in Australia: […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Noosa, Australia

If you like crystal clear ocean water, pristine beaches, incredible food and loads of outdoor activities and picturesque views Noosa is the place for you. Located within the Noosa Biosphere Reserve, a Unesco-recognised area famous for its highly diverse ecosystem, the natural beauty of this area is unlike anywhere else. Noosa is a popular stop off point for many that travel […]

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VIDEO: 4WDs ON FRASER ISLAND (AND MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT VLOGGING)

Holy cow have I had a hard time uploading this video! Wi-fi in Australia gets 2 big thumbs down. Fraser Island on the other hand gets all the thumbs up haha. Hands down the best weekend we have had in Australia so far! From speeding down remote beaches in our own 4WDs, a scenic sea […]

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Where We Stayed: Australia

During our time backpacking the East of Coast of Australia Lewis and I stayed in a wide variety of different types of accommodation. Everything from Airbnbs to luxury hotels to campsites to some seriously budget hostels… here is a comprehensive list of everywhere we stayed and our rankings of the experience. New South Wales: Vilma’s […]

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