Exploring Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands

Cairns has been wonderful and everything surrounding it was wonderful to see, but we again were excited by the next destination. We headed slightly north of Cairns and then drove west up into the Atherton Tablelands. Our first stop on our journey into the Tablelands was a coffee/chocolate farm. It makes sense right? We opted … Continue reading Exploring Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands


Our time on Fitzroy Island…#phonemeetsdrone

Next destination: Fitzroy Island! In our last post we explored the Daintree Rainforest and visited Cape Tribulation. Now we were to explore the other iconic area near Cairns. To prepare ourselves for a nice cruise on the boat out to the island, we brought some sushi from Woolworths. It has become a regular thing for … Continue reading Our time on Fitzroy Island…#phonemeetsdrone

The Daintree Forrest and Cape Tribulation

The time has come! We are finally getting to see Cape Tribulation and the famous Daintree Forrest! This was a trip Alex and I would have originally been doing with my parents, however they were sadly unable to join us and as sad as we were, we still had to go see it. The journey … Continue reading The Daintree Forrest and Cape Tribulation

We head north to Port Douglas

Day two of the fantastic 4 team! The adventure began with a drive north of Cairns, to Port Douglas. We had heard that the road itself being only 40 something km would in fact take us up to anywhere near 3 hours to drive, give or take a little. That was due to the fact … Continue reading We head north to Port Douglas

Welcome Chris and Annette!

Alex’s parents have arrived! And in good Alyce and Alex style we arrived just in time before they walked out of the gate. For anyone unaware of our track record, we are normally late to the airport, sorry Li, or we are there just in time, 1 minute before a gate closes to be precise. … Continue reading Welcome Chris and Annette!

What we got up to in Cairns: Spring cleaning our car…

The time has come where our trip will have some extra quests for a few weeks, Alex’s parents are joining us! Or as this post is a few weeks delayed, they have joined us… If you have been following our trip closely you will know that Alex and I had expanded in terms of our … Continue reading What we got up to in Cairns: Spring cleaning our car…

First stop in QLD: Mt Isa

Unaware of what a town like Mt Isa had to offer, like many other towns we intended on staying in, we stopped first at the visitors centre. Turns out Mt Isa is a mining town, they mine copper, zinc, silver and lead. When we were trying to remember what they mined Alex's response was a … Continue reading First stop in QLD: Mt Isa