Travel Guide: The Grampians (VIC)

Trip Profile: A roadtrip to Grampians national park to take on a couple of its most iconic hikes as well as a stopover in historic Ballarat to explore a restored mining town. Timing: A weekend in late September but keen hikers could spend so much longer.  Spring is an especially good time to visit given the … Continue reading Travel Guide: The Grampians (VIC)


Travel Guide: 24 hours in Hobart (Aus)

Trip Profile: 24 hours in Hobart prior to starting on the 3 Capes Track. A whistle-stop tour of the sights and eats. Timing: December 2017. Note that Hobart's iconic Salamanca markets are only open on a Saturday. Taste of Tasmania straddles the new year and MONA's summer festival of music and art is held in … Continue reading Travel Guide: 24 hours in Hobart (Aus)

Travel Guide – Road trip to Albany (WA, Australia)

Trip profile: Road trip starting and ending in Perth, taking in Pemberton, Denmark and Albany as well as a hike in the Sterling Range national park. Timing: 72 hours, November 2017. I would recommend visiting during the early days of summer as the longer days allow for more stops.   DAY 1 Start point: Perth … Continue reading Travel Guide – Road trip to Albany (WA, Australia)