Sunset in Nelson, New Zealand

One Whole Month in Nelson

I spent about five weeks with a HelpX host in Nelson, New Zealand. Nelson is proud to be the sunniest…

1 year ago

A Weekend in Byron Bay

We had our best weekend so far in Byron Bay. It was going to take a lot to top the mangrove-kayaking, but Byron Bay was spectacular. October is pretty much the perfect time of year for all sorts of active, fun things as well. It’s no longer winter, so the water is warm enough for kayaking and playing. The dolphins…

2 years ago

Sunrise at Australia’s Most Easterly Point

Byron Bay is basically heaven on earth. A heaven of beaches, boutiques, and breweries. We loved Byron Bay. Loved it. Sunday morning, we woke up super early to see the sunrise at the Byron lighthouse. Getting out of bed early enough…

2 years ago

A Weekend at Noosa Heads

For our first excursion out of Brisbane, we decided to go north. We visited a popular vacation spot called the Sunshine Coast. The city of Noosa is nestled near an inlet from the sea, affording the main beach some shelter from the coastal wind. Noosa National Park protects much of the area. It’s a eucalyptus forest and beautiful coastal…

2 years ago