25 reasons to visit Western Australia

Western Australia is massive. It covers 2,529,875 km2, or one third, of Australia, that's seriously huge. If it was its own country it would be in the Top 10 biggest countries in the world, you could fit England inside it 20 times, or Texas 4 times. Most of the population lives in Perth which is... Continue Reading →

A Western Australia Road Trip: Geraldton and the Pinnacles Desert

After driving around 1,300km north in 8 days to swim with whale sharks it was finally time to turn around and make our way back home as fast as possible so Nigel the Nissan didn't cost us any more money. It was an impossibly long, boring and uneventful drive made marginally more exciting with the random... Continue Reading →

Temples and tea in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Most people start in the capital of Kuala Lumpur. It's one of the most convenient places to fly in and out of when visiting South East Asia. From here you can catch a bus to almost anywhere in the country, you can even easily head north to Thailand or south to Singapore. I... Continue Reading →

Dinosaur hunting on Pulau Tioman

This small island off the coast of peninsular Malaysia was our first stop because I read that beer was cheaper than water there. This is (or was) most definitely true, you can take a stroll down to the tiny airport and buy yourself a lot of beer and alcohol for very little cash. You can... Continue Reading →

Island life in Indo

Unfortunately, I didn't get to explore anywhere near as much of Indonesia as I would have liked, but this just gives me a great excuse to go back. I followed the typical backpacker trail to the wonderful Gili Islands off the coast of Lombok, and I followed two friends to the perfect Nusa Lembongan off... Continue Reading →

Kick back in Bali

Bali is famous for its amazing beaches and killer surf breaks, but there are plenty of other things to do here. To get here from Java you need to make your way to Ketapang and hop on the ferry to Gilimanuk. We got talked into paying jacked up prices for a minibus all the way... Continue Reading →

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