Queensland

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Merry Christmas – enjoy the holidays!

December 23rd 2015

  Hi all,   We’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year… and what a year it’s been!   We started 2015 in Cairns, where we stayed until May, working and biding …

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Top 5 Things About Queensland

September 17th 2015

  We crossed the border into Queensland at the beginning of September 2014, and didn’t leave the sunshine state until June 2015.  In the ten months that we spent in Queensland, we drove through the outback, went to the northern …

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Explore : The Gold Coast

September 15th 2015

  The Gold Coast is about 40 kilometres south of Brisbane and it is the most populated non-capital metropolitan area in Australia.  It covers from Ormeau in the north to Tweed Heads in the south, and stretches west to the …

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Adventure : Thunderbird Park

September 11th 2015

  Thunderbird Park is the ultimate destination in Mount Tambourine.  You really don’t need to go anywhere else.  Set on 120 acres of rainforest, Thunderbird Park can take care of your meals and accommodation while you go on an adventure …

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Surfers Paradise YHA

September 9th 2015

  The Surfers Paradise YHA is a great place to base yourself as you explore the Gold Coast.  There are many attractions nearby and a tours desk at reception to fill your calendar, but if you prefer to have a …

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Our Time In Brisbane

September 7th 2015

  Our time is Brisbane started in Caboolture, the northern most suburb of the greater Brisbane area.  Juz’s former colleague Anne and her husband Chris moved here from Darwin and it was an absolute treat to catch up and stay …

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$100 Day : Brisbane

September 5th 2015

Since leaving Melbourne, Brisbane is the biggest city we have visited.  It’s Australia’s third most populous city, behind Melbourne and Sydney.  Planning our $100 day was hard because we wanted to fit in as much as possible, but we soon …

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City Profile : Toowoomba

September 3rd 2015

  Toowoomba is about 125km west of Brisbane and is the most populous inland non-capital city in Australia.  It’s located in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, a region that was discovered in 1827 by an English botanist who declared …

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Beer in Brisbane

September 1st 2015

  The biggest beer producer in Brisbane is the XXXX Brewery, but there are plenty of little microbreweries around town.  We did our best to taste what Queensland’s capital had to offer.     The Brewhouse The Brewhouse is a …

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City Profile : Brisbane

August 29th 2015

  Brisbane is the biggest city we have visited on our lap – it’s Australia’s third most populous city, behind Melbourne and Sydney.  Nicknamed Bris-Vegas because of its cosmopolitan lifestyle, Brisbane is a city full of pretty churches, crazy drivers, …

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Brisbane City YHA

August 27th 2015

  When it comes to budget accommodation that’s close to the Brisbane CBD, you can’t go past the Brisbane City YHA.  This award winning hostel has a laid back atmosphere with friendly staff, themed floors so you always know where …

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City Profile : Ipswich

August 25th 2015

  Ipswich is a city of over 180,000 people and is around 40km west of Brisbane.  While it was considered to be a separate city, due to urban spread and for statistical purposes, Ipswich is now part of Brisbane’s greater …

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Attraction : The XXXX Brewery

August 21st 2015

  When it comes to beer in Queensland, you can’t get any more iconic than XXXX.  Get educated about the golden blood that runs through the veins of Queensland with a tour of the XXXX Brewery.  The extensive 90 minute …

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