Month: March 2016

Travelogue – Singapore

  After five weeks in Australia I was ready for a change. Singapore is a great city – clean, cheap to get around in either public transport or taxi (our taxi back to the airport was only ¬£7!), plenty of temples and museums for culture vultures¬†and with great nightlife and restaurants on the river for nights out. For this visit I was lucky enough … Read More Travelogue – Singapore

Travelogue – Cape Tribulation and Daintree

From Melbourne I flew up to Cairns and then took a one hour transfer to the tourist town of Port Douglas. For anyone visiting the region who is not sure of the best place to stay, think about what activities you’re likely to do. Cairns – The main city and gateway to the region. Perfect if you’re a backpacker – there is a choice … Read More Travelogue – Cape Tribulation and Daintree

Travelogue – Great Ocean Road

Next on my itinerary was Melbourne, Victoria. Again, a city I’ve visited before. The one day trip I was really keen to do was the Great Ocean Road. This drive is one of the most famous scenic drives in the world. It starts from Torquay, a surf town around an hours drive from Melbourne, and finishes around 250km west near the city of Warrnambool. … Read More Travelogue – Great Ocean Road

Travelogue – Sydney

Just a quick update on Sydney – as this was my fourth visit I didn’t really do a lot of touristy stuff even though I was there for a week. This trip was mainly for shopping, seeing family and catching up with an old friend.   I split my stay between two hotels – the Swissotel and the QT. Both hotels are 5* and … Read More Travelogue – Sydney