Hai Van Pass

Vietnam is full of hidden gems and stunning landscapes, but one of the places I was most excited to see was Hai Van Pass. I first heard about this place when I was watching Top Gear with my family once, and it has been on my bucket list ever since. This unbelievable place is a 21km stretch … Continue reading Hai Van Pass

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Temples atop Marble Mountain

The Marble Mountains are technically a cluster of five limestone and marble mountains in Da Nang. However, there is only one mountain that is designed to be a tourist and local attraction, being a limestone and marble mound that houses temples and lookout points all over its peak. Marble Mountain is spectacular, and I highly … Continue reading Temples atop Marble Mountain

Into the Wild at Son Tra Mountain

Vietnam has been a whirlwind of excitement and adventure. We have only been here for eleven days, and already we are both in love with this place. We are based in Da Nang, but will be packing a bag and going to Hoi An for a weekend at the end of this month to see … Continue reading Into the Wild at Son Tra Mountain

Four flights in under 48 hours to Bahn Mi and Da Nang beaches

I have literally been counting down for this adventure for months. It was seriously a monumental few months, because so much of my life was in that awkward stage where everything was happening at once…so many beginnings and endings were compiled into one period. I finished my university degree, I quit my job, we moved … Continue reading Four flights in under 48 hours to Bahn Mi and Da Nang beaches

The first time moving across an ocean

Note: This post initially appeared first in December 2017. My partner and I have, in a way, been anchored in Brisbane for the past year because my final year of university has kept me from travelling or moving anywhere, near or far. To be fair, we have been more than happy to be in Brisbane, … Continue reading The first time moving across an ocean

Terra Nova…or, Cedar Creek Falls

While Cedar Creek Falls’ car park is always full, once you go down and then climb off the trail’s pathway, the falls cascades into smaller falls and the area is so expansive that it is easy to find a spot that has little to no people near you. This place is one of my favourite … Continue reading Terra Nova…or, Cedar Creek Falls

Glistening gold in the countryside

This one is special because it is not actually a destination that can be travelled to unless you are part of the Australian downhill riding competitions, or the owners of this particular piece of land. Located in Ferny Glen, near the famous Killarney Glen heart-shaped waterfall, this property houses one of the most fun, well … Continue reading Glistening gold in the countryside