AUSTRALIA

  • Travelling Australia places to go travel cost lessons learnt
    AUSTRALIA,  TIPS

    TRAVELLING AUSTRALIA: PLACES TO GO, TRAVEL COST, LESSONS LEARNT

    I remember how stressed I was before my first road trip across Australia. Despite planning the entire trip carefully, doing lots of research, and talking with many travellers, I kept on self-sabotaging myself. "Is it really a good idea to go travelling solo?". The idea itself turned out to be great, but some decisions I made could have been way better. In this blog post, I'm sharing all my mistakes, so that you can learn from them.

  • Can you walk the Overland Track for free
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    ARM RIVER TRACK TO NEW PELION HUT

    Did you know that you can get to New Pelion Hut without doing the entire Overland Track? Well... I was surprised too when I found out! The Arm River Track goes straight to New Pelion Hut. Who would have ever thought that you can take a shortcut to spend a night in the most beautifully situated hut on the Overland Track. In this blog post, I'm going to share with you all you need to know about this hike. Let's get started!

  • A guide to hiking Federation Peak in Tasmania
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    A GUIDE TO HIKING FEDERATION PEAK IN TASMANIA

    Federation Peak was my ultimate goal before leaving Tasmania, and honestly speaking, I couldn't have imagined a better ending for my 3-month long Tassie adventures. This is definitely the most brutal hike I have done in my life, both physically and mentally draining, but at the same time, extremely rewarding. Thinking of approaching it? All you need to know about this tremendous hike is included in this blog post.

  • Hiking into Pine Valley in Tasmania
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    HIKING INTO PINE VALLEY IN TASMANIA

    Ever since I skipped the side trip to Pine Valley on the Overland Track, I knew I have to get back there, and do it. This is definitely one of the most rewarding walks in Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, and an excellent base for exploring the Acropolis, and the Labyrinth Plateau. Did you skip it on the Overland Track too? Don't you worry! Pine Valley can be accessed from Lake St Clair, and done as an overnight trip.

  • A guide to hiking in Tasmania
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    A GUIDE TO HIKING IN TASMANIA

    Tasmania has the best hikes in Australia, and you can't change my mind. If you're looking for some rugged multi-day adventures that will test your physical fitness, and navigation skills, this is the right place for you. Just be mindful that hiking in Tasmania is a bit of a different experience. Don't get yourself caught underprepared in a remote alpine area, and read my comprehensive guide to hiking in Tasmania. Let's go!

  • The best city in Australia to live in
    AUSTRALIA,  TIPS

    WHAT’S THE BEST CITY IN AUSTRALIA TO LIVE IN?

    What's the best city in Australia to live in? That's a hell of a question, right? Funnily enough, there's no right or wrong answer. It all depends on your own needs, and expectations. Would you rather live in a vibrant metropolis that never sleeps or in a laid-back city without all that hustle and bustle? Do you prefer higher or milder temperatures? Find out more about the pros and cons of living in the 8 largest Australian cities.

  • Facts about Tasmania
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    FACTS ABOUT TASMANIA

    I'm not going to lie. Tasmania has a very special place in my heart. I went there for the first time in October 2021, and was only meant to stay for a month. I quickly realised that four weeks is not enough to get to know this island well. I got back there in January 2022, stayed for another two months, and honestly speaking, I don't think it was my last visit. In this blog post, I'm going to share some facts about Tasmania.

  • Can you walk the Overland Track for free
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    CAN YOU WALK THE OVERLAND TRACK FOR FREE?

    The answer is no! Even if you decide to do the Overland Track off-season, when the permit is free, you still need to hold a current national park pass. What if you want to experience the Overland Track during the summer season, but you can't afford it? Interestingly enough, you can get on the Overland Track without paying the booking fee, and do a day or two-day hike instead. Check out the Overland Track alternatives.

  • Western Arthurs Traverse gear list
    AUSTRALIA,  TASMANIA

    WESTERN ARTHURS TRAVERSE GEAR LIST

    It's always about finding balance between keeping your pack weight low, and having all necessary gear with you. Honestly speaking, I think I did a great job packing for the Western Arthurs Traverse. In fact, I wouldn't really change much if I had an opportunity to do so. I wasn't lacking any gear, and most of the things I brought on this hike were used at least once. Here you can find my full Western Arthurs Traverse gear list.

  • Cape Arid National Park
    AUSTRALIA,  WESTERN AUSTRALIA

    CAPE ARID NATIONAL PARK

    Cape Arid National Park is located over 800 km southeast of Perth, and almost 125 km east of Esperance in Western Australia. Is it worth driving that far? The answer is yes. Especially if you are looking for some outback experience. I was truly fascinated by this place, its exquisite beauty and wildness, and the fact that there are hardly no people. Read more about one of the best places to visit in Western Australia. Let's go!