34. All Night

7.30am is never a good time to be dragging a suitcase through a crowd of people to a luggage storage to be told you can’t check in for 5 hours having spent the night on a crowded and cramped bus. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what we did as we arrived at our hostel in Rainbow Beach. … More 34. All Night

32. Drive-In Saturday

Our next destination was the intriguingly named Magnetic Island. It turned out that it was named so due to Captain Cook’s compass going faulty as he went past, which he attributed to the rocks on the island. There’s nothing actually Magnetic about it, which made my decision to leave all my metal based possessions on … More 32. Drive-In Saturday

28. Who Are You

When we booked flights around Australia, they were all with Virgin Australia and as a result our flying process had been smooth so far. Turning up at Melbourne for a Jetstar flight, we were slightly more apprehensive. To put this into a British context, Jetstar is the equivalent of the worst bits of Ryanair (bad … More 28. Who Are You

27. Miracle Aligner

It was time for Melbourne. Thanks to a lot of backpacker recommendations, this city had become the most hyped place of them all – a sort of Australian city based Garden of Eden with amazing public transport, culture spilling off the pavements and a unique feel about the whole place.  We landed at midday to … More 27. Miracle Aligner