Category Archive: Taking a Tour

These posts will be about the tours we do.

Aug 05

Exploring Perth


My mum and my sister and her family live in sunny Perth, so whenever we get back to Australia, we’ll spend some time in the laidback Western Australian capital. Its clear blue skies, temperate climate, and spectacular setting on the Swan River’s sprawling lake-like expanse, make exploring Perth a delight. The city’s handsome historic buildings …

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Jun 11

Slow Travel By Bus, From Bus Trips To Coach Holidays

Buses must be the most unglamorous and unromantic form of travel, but they can be very handy, are increasingly comfy, are very affordable, and there’s nothing like gazing out the window all day as fascinating landscapes rolls by. We’ve travelled on a lot more buses than we normally do over the last year  – mainly for the …

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Mar 10

The World’s Best Foodie Walks

Inhaling fresh herbs and fragrant spices at a local market, savouring street food treats at curbside stalls, and tasting delectable samples at gourmet food shops are some of the delicious reasons to do foodie walks. We may have set some kind of record for the number of culinary walking tours two travellers have done. We’ve experienced …

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Feb 28

My Sydney Detour – Become A Sydney Local In A Day

We’re on our last leg of My Sydney Detour – a tour aiming to help visitors become a Sydney local in a day that doesn’t feel like a tour at all, but more like a drive around Sydney with a mate in a very cool old car. By late afternoon we find ourselves on a …

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Oct 13

Whale Watching in Sydney

We had brilliant success spotting the Big Five on Kenya safaris, we’ve seen abundant wildlife in Australia’s outback when others claimed to have seen little at all, and we never have a problem attracting primates wherever we go, from Costa Rica to Borneo, but we have the worst luck when it comes to marine life. Regardless, …

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