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Planning Australia

After not getting to go on holiday last year due to a pulmonary embolism I now have an amazing summer to look forward to. My boyfriend and I have been talking about going to Australia for a while but I never thought we’d actually book anything. 194 more words


Day 175: Overseas Part 3

We woke up this morning and struggled to stay in our beds. We were pulled by something magnetic. Dad told me we were going to an Island today but never told us which one. 242 more words

My Magnetic Island

As we didn’t spend much time together during our stay on Magnetic ‘Maggie’ Island, I am writing my experiences in a separate blog post. On our last day in Cairns, I pretty much decided that I would continue my diving adventure at our next stop as I enjoyed my first dive quite a lot. 541 more words


The Holiday in Working Holiday

Once upon a time I wrote a word or two about the work in working holiday. Let’s just say that times were stressful.

Well, I have finally seen what you can get in return, if you work hard and save a few dollars while at it. 753 more words



June 1, Port Douglas to Magnetic Island-418 kms.

This wasn’t such a long drive, but we had to catch the ferry to Magnetic Island at 2:00 so we felt the push. 382 more words


The end of the East Coast

It’s been a while since my last post (almost a month) so a new one is definitely long overdue. Since my last update I’ve covered over 2500km so there’s a lot to catch up on! 423 more words


Traveling Australia - Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is a 20 minute ferry ride from Townsville and in the 1950s and 1960s, before the advent of air-conditioning, it is where the Townsvillians vacationed to beat the heat.   209 more words

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