Tick Off Bucket List in Cairns, QLD | VENTURE DOWN UNDER

After leaving Fraser Island, we parked our cars at our hotel in Brisbane and hopped on a flight to Cairns. This is the only part of our Australian trip where we leave the Landcruisers behind. Captain Nigel is coming to visit us in Australia and we are meeting up in this tropical paradise for diving…

One Week on Fraser Island | VENTURE DOWN UNDER

For everything you need to know before getting on Fraser Island, check out this post. Part 1: First day in Fraser. Visited some freshwater lakes including the famous Lake McKenzie. Also can’t miss the shipwreck Maheno!! Part 2: We got bogged! Got some tips from locals about how to tackle this infamous Ngkala Rocks. Part…

No ‘Jeep’ Left Behind | Sloquet Hot Springs Newbie 4WD Run

I’m long overdue for an offroad trip in the BC mountains. Since I’ve returned long enough to clear from self-quarantine (was a bad idea to visit China) and Captain Nigel is in town for the weekend, we gathered a group of friends to visit some hot springs along West Harrison. Our day started early as…

Melbourne to Sydney Solo Roadtrip | VENTURE DOWN UNDER

My work term has ended. Which means it is time to start my Australia overland/roadtrip in full force! A little back story: 2 weeks ago, J left Melbourne and embarked on his trip to the center of Australia. It’s a bit similar to my Uluru trip. Except his route is more fun and remote: Beach…