How to spend New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap

New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap

How to spend New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap A few years ago we were lucky enough to be in Australia during the Christmas period. We got to spend some quality time with friends in Perth and spent Christmas with our extended family members who live in Melbourne. We could not resist heading […]

The Friday Photo Project | Great Barrier Reef Diving

Reef Diving

One of the last places we visited on our 18 month trip was Australia. Probably not a wise move as we were broke and Australia is bloody expensive! Lucky enough we had friends and family to stay with from Perth to Melbourne. As avid scuba-diving fans we really wanted to dive the great barrier reef, […]

The Friday Photo Project | Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

#FriFotos There are some buildings that you instantly recognize. The Taj Mahal, The White House, Tower Bridge and of course the Sydney Opera House. Even if you have never been to Australia you most certainly would know this iconic building. Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon the building was officially opened in 1973. This photo […]

Volunteering in an Ashram

Volunteering in an Ashram

Volunteering in an Ashram   Dropping out and looking in         One of our most unusual volunteering experiences was when we volunteered at an Ashram in Australia. If you are not sure what an Ashram is, they were originally built in India mainly for Hindu followers but they became really known in the […]