From Cairns to Sydney, eight places to visit on the Australian East-Coast, many tips, dos and don’ts, and what’s not to be missed in this post. I spent about three weeks travelling on the Australia’s East Coast. I visited the Daintree National Park, Cairns, Magnetic Island, the Withsundays Islands, Fraser […]Read more
Two things are really cool about Australia. The first is the variety of places to visit and activities for travellers, a huge and beautiful country indeed. It’s hard to choose where to go when the time is limited. At the end, I opted for Sydney and the Blue Mountains, the Red Centre, and some places along the East Coast. The second thing is that it doesn’t matter where you go, you’ll always find some animals, insects, beasts of some kind endemic to Australia. I kind of made it a point for myself to see as many as possible, also because it was my first solo travel experience, I needed a hobby. The whole country is really tourism friendly, well organised for backpackers and solo travellers with hostels and transportation to go more or less everywhere. However, even at the lowest possible costs, in order to visit the best sites is basically necessary to take an organised tour, or to rent a vehicle. This makes it easy in a way, but pricey.
Red Centre: Dreaming the Stars
No Australian holiday can be called so without a visit to the iconic Red Centre, and rightly so, it’s definitely one of the highlights of my trip. Three days to go from Uluru (Ayers Rock) to Alice Spring, see magnificent desert landscapes with starry night skies, and learn about the spirituality […]Read more
Sydney and the Blue Mountains
A short, intense, and somewhat random travel itinerary in Sydney, and two spectacular day treks in the Blue Mountains. I was in Sydney for three or four days in total and I spent two of them to visit Bondi beach and Manly beach. In Bondi there’s a very nice, relatively short walk (a […]Read more