Thermal Wonders and Volcanic Surprises in Rotorua…

After visiting the Coromandel Peninsula, it was time for us to say goodbye to the coast for a while and head inland towards Rotorua. We didn’t know much about this

Hot water beaches and hot days in the Coromandel Peninsula

It didn’t take us long to get used to being part of the camper van community in New Zealand. So far our road trip had taken us through Auckland, the

Sand Dunes, Giant Kauri’s and a Long Road Trip…

Today we had the longest driving day of our New Zealand adventure so far – over ten hours from one coast to the other and back again! We left Paihia

A Breezy Bay of Islands…

We woke up to a beautiful sunny morning on our third day in New Zealand, after staying the night at Auckland’s Westhaven Marina. Once we’d showered in the visitor’s shower

Kia Ora (Hello) New Zealand!

After an early start in Sydney, we arrived at Auckland Airport on the afternoon of Saturday 15th January. The two hour time difference meant that it was nearly 3 O’clock

The magical mystical land of Oz…

Well our time in Australia is nearly up (for now anyway) and it’s fair to say that it’s been an absolutely amazing ride! From the moment we set foot in

More ‘Cocka-too’ do in Sydney..!

Our last couple of days in Sydney were spent in the city itself, making the most of its local attractions such as the Australian Museum, Darling Harbour and Cockatoo Island!

Wet and Wonderful day at the Blue Mountains…

[singlepic id=3391 w=320 h=240 float=center] The Blue Mountains (so called because of the blue haze created by evaporating oil from the Eucalyptus trees in the surrounding valleys) are one of

Famous Beaches and Fantastic Festivals..!

One thing that Sydney is famous for is Bondi Beach and yesterday we went to find out what all the hype is about! After a tasty $5 breakfast at a

A ‘Manly’ day out by the beach…

Our first Sydney beach encounter was in the oceanside suburb of Manly – the southernmost of Sydney’s Northen Beaches. We took the ferry over from Circular Quay ($13.20 return) –

New Year, New Sights in Sydney…

We started off the New Year with a bang at the Sydney Harbour Fireworks (which were amazing!) before continuing to do what we love the most – getting out & about

An explosive end to Oz-Bus and goodbye to 2010!…

We made it!!! After six months of overland travel through four continents, twenty-five countries and God knows how many time zones, we arrived in Sydney in time to see in

A night in Melbourne and visit to the Capital…

After traversing the Great Ocean Road we arrived in the city of Melbourne for a one night stopover, before continuing to Canberra. We arrived late afternoon and went straight out