Exploring Shanghai

We started our day with a delicious coffee at our hostel with the zen garden and trickling pond in front of us and then headed onto the very easy to follow metro line to East Nanjing Road. It’s a huge pedestrianised road with a variety of shops and eateries. We followed it down to The…

First impressions of China

It’s been a whole year since we were last travelling and that was our road trip through Europe – it’s been nearly 3 years since we were backpacking, so understandably we feel a bit behind the times and like a couple of retirees trying to fit in with the youngsters. We’re planning on exploring Eastern…

Platypus Bush Camp | Pure paradise in Australia

Journal Snippet | November 2008 | Roadtrip from Mackay to Finch Hatton Gorge The night before our roadtrip the heavens opened and it totally pissed it down like a river falling out the sky. It was only for 30 minutes but the intensity caused the mighty falcon to leak badly and the drivers foot-well had…

Top 5 places to revisit

We try to never make decisions that we will regret…but I’m a terrible decision maker and Craig isn’t much better, so it’s inevitable that there’s a few things we’ve missed out on. Maybe we’ve made some bad choices in the past, but when you travel for such a long period of time it’s hard to…