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

Live the island life: 20 unique islands to visit in 2020

If you like your island life served up with more than sandy feet, these must-visit bucket list islands offer unique wildlife and attractions to explore.
2nd August 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Quokkas and Coffee: A long weekend in Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island

From caffeinated city quarters to crystal clear water, and those adorable Quokka selfies, it turns out there is plenty to discover in the worlds more remote city!
30th November 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Is Sydney super expensive? Tips to save your travel dollar…

It's often called one of the most expensive cities in the world but having lived in Sydney and been a tourist there, you can still find plenty of ways to keep your costs down.
5th July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

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...
9th September 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)

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)

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)

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

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)
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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!

Safe Travels, Dan

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