Tag Archive: australia

St John’s

It was quite the shock when we sailed into the the busy commercial harbour of St John’s, hosting cruise ships, large commercial fishing vessels and small boat tour operators. I had become so… Continue reading

Sailing the wooden boat festival Geelong

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Whitehaven Beach

A 7km stretch of 98% pure silica forms a perfectly white beach on the Whitsunday’s biggest Island. Whitehaven Beach is one of the top 5 beaches in the world and one of the… Continue reading


Boomerang (1) , an iconic Australian curved wooden device that returns to the thrower when thrown, used for hunting and sport. Boomerang (2) , an Iconic Australian maxi sailing yacht that hosts the… Continue reading


I never quite understand why people are constantly telling us to ‘just be yourself’. No one is actually interested in who you are; when you go for that dream job interview you are… Continue reading

Backpacking AIRLIE BEACH

Have you ever tried backpacking in your own home town? We’ll I guess you didn’t grow up in one of Australia’s tropical paradise destinations for backpackers . Airlie Beach, located in North Queensland… Continue reading

Don’t Completley Write off Reality

All this bullshit your primary school teachers tell you about a god, is the worst. There is no god up there or down there – however you want to see it. There is… Continue reading

Farewell to Paradise

With the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef as the islands backyard swimming pool, Hayman was able to offer their staff truly unique opportunities. The island itself is a natural paradise, home to… Continue reading

A Few Steps of Shame

With “The Great Barrier Reef’ as the postal address, a lack of police, traffic, supermarkets and ultimately reality on an island equivalent to the size of central park, the allure of the ‘dream… Continue reading

The Secrets of Island Life Exposed

In the beautiful Whitsunday Islands of North Queensland, lies a group 74 islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Eight of these islands are home to tropical resorts, but only one had… Continue reading

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