Australia Travel Guide

Australia is such a vast land you need at least a month to explore it all, even after living there I still have two states I have yet to touch.

The famous Outback is so much more then Uluru, the beach vibes vary from west to east coast, the food, the people, the difference between each state – Australia stole my heart to the point I tried to immigrate there (spoiler alert, it’s not so easy!)

Make time to do Austrlia properly, it’s not everyday you head to the land down under…

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Australia Blog Posts

Melbourne to Adelaide

Adelaide to Melbourne Road Trip: The extended Great Ocean Road

If there is one road trip down under you will know it's the Great Ocean road but the extended version, from Melbourne to Adelaide is even more stunning...
13th July 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Discovering Port Douglas and Aboriginal Culture

Ever since I moved to Sydney I was adamant I wanted to learn more about Aboriginal culture and the indigenous people of this vast land. Learning from a book is one thing, but to spend time with a local and understand their perspective is far more valuable...
10th July 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Port Douglas

Why I Love Queensland: Video

When I teamed up with Lonely Planet and Three mobile to share somewhere that had captured my heart, it was a no-brainer, I booked a ticket to Queensland. I'm so excited to share this video of why I love this part of the world so much...
2nd July 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Bellarine Peninsula Weekend

A Bellarine Peninsula weekend road trip

Take a weekend break to the Bellarine Peninsula and discover a chilled Victoria destination that has all the small town charm that you won't find in the city of Melbourne...
18th June 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Bellarine Peninsula Wineries

A boozy escape to the Bellarine Peninsula Wineries

The Bellarine Taste Trail in Australia is ideal for a boozy weekend of craft beer & wineries. If you want a weekend trip from Melbourne full of good eats, this is the winner...
14th June 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney

Sydney is hands down my favourite city. Beautiful beaches, great restaurants, good vibes and awesome year around events. The light festival, Vivid Sydney, is a great reason to visit during the winter months.
22nd March 2017/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Dan Flying Solo

Exploring Fraser Island with Unique Fraser

With highway-beaches-airport combos, crystal clear lakes, mantas, champagne pools and the only rainforest known to grow on sand Fraser Island is one unique place. As I learnt, you will want more than one day here...
9th September 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Oceania

Whitehaven beach: The worlds finest?

The Whitsundays beach situation is usually summed up with the picture perfect Whitehaven beach. Where to start? Fly over or swim under? This one of those places that truly took my breath away, let me tell you why.
2nd September 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
Raja Ampat photography

Ten breathtaking places you should visit in 2017

I know I know, #Wanderlust & Bucketlist - we hear it every day. But I promise you that these ten places are gonna steal your heart. Trust me...
21st August 2015/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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