A MINI BREAK IN AIRLIE BEACH, QUEENSLAND

Every year for my birthday I go on a mini holiday, my holiday last year was very interesting as I ended up in the hospital. So this year I decided to stay a little closer to home and go to Airlie beach the gateway to the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef. I was also here in 2017 after I became a hotel manager for a quick break and I absolutely loved it. So, I thought I would come back for round two.  Underneath is a bit of a photo diary of my holiday. I hope you enjoy. 

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VIVID 2019

Vivid in Sydney is in full swing again, this spectacular light festival will be held from 24th May till the 15th Jun 2019. Vivid is an annual festival of Light, Music, and Ideas. It includes spectacular light installations on some of the cities of iconic buildings. Underneath you will find all the information that you need to amazing trip at vivid land. Which spots to check out, which offer amazing views and how to escape the crowds (As much as possible)

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SNORKELING AT THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

For my birthday I had booked a short trip up to Airlie Beach, Queensland and planned on spending one day of my trip snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef. I have always been fascinated by the GBR and so I booked a full day cruise with a snorkel excursion departing from the Port of Airlie.  I couldn’t have been more excited to explore the famous and imposing reefs! In this post, I will show you what it was like, which fishes and other wildlife I encountered on this once in a lifetime adventure.

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7 OF SYDNEY’S BEST BEACHES

Sydney is incredibly blessed with some of the most famous and beautiful beaches in the world – all that sand, sparkling blue ocean and a water temperature that never dips below mild. It’s entirely understandable why spending the day at the beach is a favorite pastime of Sydneysiders. Whether it is summer or winter, you can always find a handful of people on any beach at any location throughout the city. Sydney is blessed with well over 100 beaches in the city, ranging in size from a few meters to several kilometers, located along the city’s Pacific Ocean coastline and its harbors, bays, and rivers. Underneath I will show you 7 of my favorite and most pretty beaches that are in Sydney. From the uber-popular Bondi, Manly, and Palm Beach to the small and oh so pretty Gordons bay or Balmoral Beach.

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SYDNEY PYLON LOOKOUT

Do you want to experience views upon views upon, world-class views of the iconic Sydney harbor? but not really looking to chop off an arm or leg just to be able to afford it? Well, have I got your back! Although we would all love to spend a good $250, $300 or even $400 on climbing the harbor bridge and getting those incredible sunsets, sunrises, cheesy smiley pictures with the ever so famous harbor behind us…… wait oh um WE CAN! Woohooo but for a fraction of the price and minus the hideous blue suits lol! yaaaay no limb chopping today haha! The Sydney Pylon lookout is massively overlooked and comes with 360-degree views of the whole of Sydney Harbor! say what! that’s right……

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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY GALORE IN KIRRIBILLI

Last weekend my friend Kim and I took advantage of a break in the cold winter weather and headed over to Kirribili near the Sydney Harbour. This place really is a photo op galore, from heart-stopping beautiful views of Sydney’s Harbor, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and the cities sensational skyline….There are just too many photo opportunities. We spend about 3 hours there before we had to head home and took that time to our full advantage. We took some pretty dazzling shots which I will show you underneath. I will also show you where to find these spots, in case you would like to re-create these. Cause you really should!

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THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

The Sydney opera house is probably one of the most iconic buildings in the world! Who has not seen the iconic images of the unique building at Sydney’s harbor? If you have never seen this building up close, then you probably have never realized how crazy it looks! I for example always thought it was 1 large building, but there are instead 4 separate buildings! Mind is blown, right? The other week on a lovely sunny autumn day, I took my fancy pants DSLR camara to Circular Quay and took some pictures of this building up close! Curious what it looks like then read on….

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A MINI-BREAK IN HOBART, TASMANIA

Last week I was on a short mini-break in Tasmania to de-stress, enjoy life and just have a break from my day-to-day working live (managing a hotel is not as easy as most of you will think, its a high-stress job I tell ya). I will be writing lots of cool guides etc about my holiday, but I thought I would share some pictures and a daily guide first. So this post is a sort of photo diary, but then better. (I think) 

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THE ULTIMATE SYDNEY BUCKET LIST

Are you planning to travel to Sydney for the first time, but you are just unsure what to do? Then check out this cool bucket list written by two Sydney Siders. Some cool hidden beaches to the harbor bridge walk and feeding a kangaroo, all is given in this bucket list.

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5 AMAZING DAY TRIPS FROM SYDNEY

A bucket list item for a lot of travelers is traveling to Sydney. From the world-famous Opera House to bustling Bondi Beach, the city is a bucket list ‘top of the chart’ for a lot of travelers. The city itself is bloody amazing, but don’t forget to wander out when you are only here for a short amount of time.  Because only a short hop from the city, you can see the raw beauty of the Blue Mountains, bask on the beach with the whitest sand in the word, or sandboard down the dunes of Port Stephens. All this is all possible with a day trip from Sydney. So start planning your next adventure now with these 5 amazing day trips from Sydney. 

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