Adam and I never exchanged Christmas gifts other than homemade paintings/cards or e-books. As frugal minimalists, we just don’t want to accumulate things we don’t need for the sake of giving a gift. But Adam gave me the best gift this year. During the warm and sunny holiday season in Sydney, we were housesitting in … Continue reading Skydiving in Goulburn, Australia – Adrenalin Skydive Review
Most people envision pristine waters and surfers under the sun when imagining an Australian holiday. True, Australia is blessed with spectacular beaches; it’s no wonder that 85% of the population lives near the coast. Not everyone, however, is into sandy stretches of coast. When planning your driving itinerary, switch it up by exploring the other gems of Australia’s coast. Here are six not-so-obvious recommendations on your Cairns-Sydney road trip.
We stayed with Margot for a week helping her with renovating an outdoor bathroom in the Inner West of Sydney. During time off, we discussed politics, the environment, and current events.
HelpX, or Help Exchange, is a website connecting hosts and travelers. Hosts provide accommodation, and most of the time food, to travelers in exchange for a few hours of work per day. It is an excellent way to do interesting work, meet locals, travel slowly, and save money!
A short walk through the woods to Maitland Bay in Bouddi National Park, Central Coast, Australia.
Cooking food from the organic farm where we volunteered in Central Coast, Australia
For about a week, we stayed with a lovely couple enjoying their newly retired lives in the Central Coast in Australia. We helped out with the small family farm not only in exchange for accommodation and food, but also comfy family vibes.