1 Day on Magnetic Island: The Best Way to Explore the Great Barrier Reef

1 Day on Magnetic Island: The Best Way to Explore the Great Barrier Reef

After a quick ferry ride from Townsville, Magnetic Island awaits with its serene bays and rainforest-clad hills. The island is just eight square kilometers in size but packs in plenty of activities, making it the perfect day trip destination.

Magnetic Island is one of Australia’s lesser-known gems, owing to its 23 lovely sandy beaches, coral reefs, and a large number of koalas. Magnetic Island is located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and a 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville.

I will show you to get to the island, how to get around, where to spot koala’s and which walks and beaches to check out.

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14 Day Brisbane to Cairns Road Trip Itinerary

Brisbane to Cairns road trip itinerary

Australia is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries I have been too. From roughed coastlines to unique and deadly wildlife and some of the most pristine national parks I have ever seen.

In October of last year, I went on an incredible road trip from Brisbane to Cairns in one of my favourite holidays to date. I saw kangaroos on the beach during sunrise, I was whales jumping out of a pristine ocean, I saw the most stars ever in my life and I snorkelled at the Great Barrier Reef from a rainforest.

In this blog post, I will show you the route we took from Brisbane to Cairns in our road trip itinerary! Where I have been, what I have seen and what I have loved. If you are planning to do a similar trip, then read on. And if you love Australia and all its beauty…. Then also read on.

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A One-Day Guide to Ghent: What to See and Where to Eat

A One-Day Guide to Ghent: What to See and Where to Eat

Ghent, often neglected by tourists, is overshadowed by its fairytale neighbor Bruges. Ghent, with its magnificent castle, lovely medieval old town and picturesque canals, is not to be missed.

Ghent was once one of the most significant commercial cities in all of Europe during the Middle Ages. Nowadays, it’s a vibrant university city in Belgium’s Flemish region. Ghent, nevertheless, maintains its historical character and appearance, making it an ideal city for a day visit.

Ghent is the ideal alternative if you love Bruges’ medieval atmosphere but find it too busy and touristy. These historical attractions are all around five minutes’ walk from each other, so it’s absolutely possible to see Ghent in one day.

This extensive one day Ghent itinerary is perfect for all who want to explore the city during a day trip! In this blog post, I will show you all the important attractions that you should check out!

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Cairns to Cape Tribulation Road Trip | World Heritage Listed Sights

Cairns to Cape Tribulation Road Trip

The Great Barrier Reef Drive, also known as the Captain Cook Highway, from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes you along some of the best coastal sights in Queensland (Australia). Including two incredible heritage listed areas! Because of this, a Cairns to Cape Tribulation road trip is a must-do when you are in the tropical far north Queensland.

From spectacular views over the Coral Sea, too postcard-perfect secluded beaches, beachside villages like Port Douglas and Mossman, and crocodile spotting at the Daintree River, this road trip has it all.

So check out this my Cairns to Cape Tribulation Road Trip to get the best tips possible to cruise this spectacular highway sandwiched between two World Heritage Areas. I will make sure you will see the best beaches, viewpoints and more. View Post

Beautiful Bradley’s Head to Chowder Bay Walk

chowder bay to Bradley's head walk

The Chowder Bay to Bradley’s Head walk is an amazing short coast walk that offers incredible Sydney Harbour views, secluded beaches and a sense of bushwalking, even though you are pretty much in the city.

The walk takes you through some of the best bits in Sydney Harbour National Park. Including past some interesting World War II stations, past impressive mansions and lots of typical Aussie wildlife.

In this post, I will show you what amazing sights you could encounter if you would do this walk. I will give you some additional information on how to get to either Bradley’s Head or Chowder Bay, and show the nice beaches to stop at and possibly take a quick dip. Let’s dive in…

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