Travel | Snow Monkeys, Japan

1st February 2015

I can’t wait to share this post with you. Just looking at these photos again makes me squeal with excitement. This was by far the best day of our trip in Japan. From Nagano in the Japanese Alps, we took a day trip to Snow Monkey Park to see snow monkeys in their natural habitat […]

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Travel | Cafe Bibliotec, Kyoto

27th January 2015

Cafe Bibliotec where the food is delicious, the interior design is beautiful, the menu is quirky and the staff are lovely. What more could you want?! Located near our hotel in Nijo, this fun cafe is highly recommended in the Lonely Planet Japan guide. Not really knowing exactly whereabouts it was positioned on the street […]

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Travel | Elk pancakes, Japan

25th January 2015

If you’ve been to Japan you may have seen this quirky looking pancake shop called Elk. We seem to be finding one on almost every street. So after peering through the window on more than one occasion we decided to go for breakfast one rainy day in Kyoto. All of Elk’s pancakes are made fresh […]

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Travel | Kyoto, Japan

21st January 2015

From Osaka we travelled to Kyoto, one of Japan’s more traditional cities. Here you can find lots of old Japanese temples and shrines dating back to 800AD. Over the years many have been burned down due to lightning or have fallen due to earthquakes but all have been rebuilt over and over and are now […]

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Travel | Osaka, Japan

18th January 2015

The first instalment of our Asian travels. We landed in Osaka late last Friday after our plane was delayed. We then managed to get on the wrong train into the city from the airport. Not the best start but it all worked out in the end. For our first night we wandered around the streets […]

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Airlie Beach & Whitsunday Island, Australia

15th January 2015

Our next stop after Fraser Island was Airlie Beach. This was a mammoth 12 hour drive (including stops for food and the toilet). Luckily me and Stew could share the driving but it was still a very tiring day. Because my visa ran out on 10th January and we wanted to stay in Sydney for […]

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Fraser Island, Australia

11th January 2015

I unexpectedly had wifi in a campsite so I’m scheduling this post quickly before my time limit runs out 🙂 Today (or last week by time this goes live) we had a day out on Fraser Island. We arrived in Hervey Bay late the night before and managed to find ourselves a campsite (thank you […]

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Palm Beach, Australia

8th January 2015

We spent one of our last days in Sydney renting a car and driving up to the Northern Beaches. Our first stop was the highest point of Palm Beach where they film Home and Away. It was an amazing day weather wise with the temperature over 30 degrees. The sea was relatively calm so we […]

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A look back at 2014

4th January 2015

January January saw us take the 24 hour flight half way around the world to start our year long adventure down under. February In February I tagged along with some friends to the epic evening that was White Night on the streets of Melbourne. Melbourne is often voted the best city in the World to […]

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