This post is part of my Photography series, showcasing my own snaps of everything from scenery, nature and wildlife to cityscapes, monuments and people – all from my personal travels around the world. Advertisements
This post is part of my Photography series, showcasing my own snaps of everything from scenery, nature and wildlife to cityscapes, monuments and people – all from my personal travels around the world.
1. Be as flexible as you can be Unless you really have to, don’t plan your itinerary in too much detail. You might arrive somewhere which you’d planned to stay for 3 days in and fall in love with it, make friends who you want to stick with for slightly longer, or have bad luck with the weather and want to stay a bit of extra time. Equally, you might have set aside a week for somewhere you thought you’d love but it just doesn’t float your boat. Although it’s important to be organised or have a rough plan to a certain extent, I would say leave it open and flexible as much as you can. 2. Go off the beaten track Sure, you’re going to want to visit Melbourne, see the harbour bridge and opera house in Sydney and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. I’m not saying don’t visit the main tourist attractions – they are amazing cities and destinations and 100% worth going to, but it’s nice to also plan to …
The beautiful east coast of Australia is one of the most popular coastal routes in the world – and it’s not hard to see why. Cosmopolitan cities, island paradises and hippie beach towns come together to create a coastline unlike any other in the world.
There’s something about summer – the long days, the warm air and the excitement of new adventures – that makes us want to jump into a car with our friends and just drive some place new.
“There’s something really special about going on a road trip, isn’t there? It screams adventure, camaraderie, great tunes, cosiness and freedom – and if you’re doing it abroad; then probably sunshine, having the windows down and the open road in front of you… some would say, it makes the best kind of holiday”
Before I came away, I’d sit at home on Google images looking at the amazing scenes of the Great Ocean Road – it was probably the trip I was most excited to do in Australia!
Perth Although we were exhausted, we were so excited to arrive in Perth, the first stop on our Oz adventure!