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Cherry Tomatoes, Oranges and Vineyards: Our Harvest Trail

Sydney, Brisbane and maybe back again was the title of the last update but as our current location is Penola in South Australia things you could say haven’t exactly gone to plan. Let’s begin shall we… After our library time on the Sunshine Coast, we headed back to Brisbane, continued to job hunt and free … Continue reading Cherry Tomatoes, Oranges and Vineyards: Our Harvest Trail

Sydney & Brisbane and maybe back again…

Greetings from the Sunshine Coast and the Sunshine State where yesterday it rained. I’m currently sat on Maroochydore beach writing this and of course wishing you were all here. In other news, we visited Sydney two weeks. Due to vanning restrictions and the potential for expensive parking in Sydney, we opted for a caravan park … Continue reading Sydney & Brisbane and maybe back again…

On the road again: Van life begins from Victoria to New South Wales

It’s been a while but we’ve had some van troubles over the last few weeks, which meant we’ve been going nowhere so we were very grateful to Francesca’s relatives for their support and roof over our heads. It all began when we decided purchasing a van was the best option for our travels around Australia. … Continue reading On the road again: Van life begins from Victoria to New South Wales

Down under: Our first two weeks in Oz

As the Aussies say ‘How you going?’ We’re now acclimatised to our home for the next twelve months but have stopped short of buying a hat with corks. Since the flight delays of Asia, a couple of weeks ago, we’re now settled in Pakenham, approximately 62km from Melbourne, with Francesca’s relatives. In that time, we’ve … Continue reading Down under: Our first two weeks in Oz

Three countries in a week: Vietnam, Singapore & Australia

In our last week in Asia, we moved around a lot and visited three different countries. After our last day in Mui Ne, we made our way back to Ho Chi Minh City for a couple more days. On arrival, we took a short taxi ride through the rush hour madness to the Bitexco Financial Tower and … Continue reading Three countries in a week: Vietnam, Singapore & Australia

Cambodia Part Two: Beautiful and incomprehensible

So far Cambodia has not been our friend and it continued as we made our way to the cities of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Francesca has endured her obligatory trip to the medical centre, which involved a blood test and she also went a step further and received a small electric shock in our … Continue reading Cambodia Part Two: Beautiful and incomprehensible