Day: February 23, 2023

Night kayak on Lake Tinaroo
Australasia Travel Guide

Lake Tinaroo: Canoeing amongst Nature at Night

When I was travelling through Queensland I was told our upcoming hostel, On the Wallaby in the town of Yungaburra, offered a Night Wildlife Canoeing tour. Having done a bit of canoeing in the past I was keen to try it again. And to do so at night across Lake Tinaroo, surrounded by wildlife, is […]

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Lake Eacham water entrance in the Tablelands, Queensland Australia
Australasia Travel Guide

Lake Eacham: The Oasis of the Tablelands

If you’re looking for the perfect picnic spot, you’ve found it. I found Lake Eacham to be surrounded by lush rainforests and filled with crystal blue water perfect for swimming in. My tour guide brought us here, and I never expect to find a lake so stunning. I came here straight from visiting the Curtain […]

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Josephine Falls in the Tablelands Queensland Australia
Australasia Travel Guide

Josephine Falls: An Escape into Nature

When my tour guide Noddy told us she was taking us to Josephine Falls, she described it in two words, Natural Waterslides. This prompted more questions from us, but Noddy kept schtum. By the time we arrived the excitement had built up in the coach. But when the doors opened in a car park and […]

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Babinda Boulders Devils Pool in Australia
Australasia Travel Guide

Babinda Boulders: Australia’s Natural Sculpture Garden

Just outside of Cairns this swimming hole is not only hugely popular with tourists but locals too. For me, this was the final spot on the waterfall circuit as well as my final stop in Queensland. It was sad knowing my time here was coming to an end. However Babinda Boulders was an incredible way […]

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Iceland Aerial road on brads backpack travel blog
Iceland Know before you go Travel Tips

Know before you go: Iceland edition

If you want a country that has it all, Iceland is the place to go. Stunning landscapes, incredible food, relaxing lagoons and a sense of adventure. Iceland is a place that has something for everyone. But to get the most of your experience it’s worth knowing a few things. So with that heres everything you […]

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Northern Lights Green
Iceland Know before you go Travel Tips

The Northern Lights: Know before you go

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that can be found on nearly every traveller’s bucket list. Thousands of tourists flock to Reykjavik each year hoping to grab a glimpse of this sight. But not everyone is so lucky. Solar storms on the sun are sending electrically charged particles towards the earth, most of these […]

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