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Have you ever been to the Whitsunday Islands off the north coast of Queensland, Australia? Have you seen pictures of glorious Whitehaven Beach on the net and dreamed you could be there? Think of pristine beaches, glistening white sand and crystal blue water?I know I have. The Whitsunday Islands are known all over the world to be an extraordinarily beautiful spot. Whitehaven Beach unquestionably is one of the most stunning beaches in the world. It's certainly earned its place on every bucket list of Australia’s East Coast, as well as Fraser Island and Daintree Rainforest. And...

Overview table Review What is a pocket WIFI device? Benefits of a pocket WIFI device Use cases for a pocket WIFI device Should I get a pocket WIFI device? Best alternatives I am often asked what’s the travel gear I always want to have with me. It's a pocket WIFI device! Oh, that’s “exciting”, you may say. Well, it's the one thing that removes multiple pain points at a time for me and as a result gives me a feeling of freedom, independence and peace of mind while out in the unknown.So, why is such a...

Cape tribulation and Daintree rainforest - where the jungle meets the reef! Sounds like paradise and really is my Australia East Coast favorite. Definitely worth a visit.Daintree rainforest with Cape Tribulation is home to the oldest continually surviving rainforest on earth, mostly unchanged for over 135 million years! You cross the Daintree river by car ferry and dive into the lush rainforest five minutes later. Up this far North of tropical Queensland you can find wild and natural beauty coexisting with all kinds of adventures for visitors and mostly simple accommodation.But, some will say, what's...

Have you done the planning for your next trip? Are you actually ready for take-off and keen on leaving behind the daily routine? Do you picture yourself enjoying that first morning coffee outside on a beautiful patio with stunning views, maybe across rice patties?But instead of anticipation, all you feel is despair? You're sitting on the floor in the bedroom, clothes and other items gathered around you, and you just don't know where to start? The kids are climbing in and out of the suitcase, rearranging everything you have just rolled up into tiny pieces?...

Travel expectations? Well, when somebody asks me how I like Australia and New Zealand, it’s not so easy to give a good and complete answer. An answer that considers all the beautiful places these "islands" have to offer. The unique flora and fauna, the colors, the friendliness of its people.But also the disappointment we were left with again and again when we realized that the once-in-a-lifetime - experience, which was described in the most colorful words in travel guides, blogs, reports from friends - was nothing more (and nothing less) than "ok". Of course, that's...

When traveling up the Australian East Coast with children, you will not get around the many islands close to the coast. There are so many of them, it's just overwhelming for a foreigner. You can choose whichever suits you most, be it luxury on Heron Island or a snorkeling and diving paradise like Lady Elliot.Coming to Australia's East Coast for the first time, there is one island you simply do not want to miss out on: The "Great Sandy Island" - the largest sand island in the world. World heritage listed Fraser Island with kids...

Are you wondering what kinds of travel toys for kids you will need to keep them entertained on your next trip? What the really necessary items are? Or have you maybe decided not to take any toys and now want to find out if that by any chance is a realistic approach?When we started our journey, we were to become the biggest adventurers and explorers of all time. According to Julian. All he needed to achieve this goal was his Lego and Playmobil armada. To moreover catch bandits, whalers and other dreadful villains he understandably would...

Warmer climes awaited us, as we left our rather inclement adventures on New Zealand’s South Island behind and took the Interislander Ferry to Wellington (with a decent discount of 15%, thanks to the “Top 10 Holiday Parks Membership Card”, which costs NZD 49 and also gives you a very handy 10% discount on the country’s Top 10 parks – making it a total no-brainer if your budget is limited). About 2.5 hours later and NZD 315 lighter we arrived on New Zealand’s North Island.A warm breeze welcomed us, the temperature being around 20°C. Woohoo! Our route across New...

One of the main reasons for choosing to travel to New Zealand's North or South Island is the opportunity to camp wild. It sounds like heaven: spending the night in the most beautiful places of the country for free, all by yourself. Waking up in the morning to the great outdoors, listening to animal sounds and a friendly breeze in the evening, discovering a secluded beach. These are the expectations that awaken when I think of freedom camping in New Zealand.At least, they were. Because unfortunately, and even though supported by the officials, dreams in this case cannot...

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