A Weekend in Marion Bay, South Australia

As much as I love living in the Top End, it does have its downsides – the biggest one being that I don’t get to see my best friends all that often. Sure, I have friends up in Darwin, but it just isn’t the same as being surrounded by the people that you’ve known for […]

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The TTWS Top 13 Travel Experiences of 2016

Can you believe it? 2016 is already coming to a close! The years just seem to keep passing more and more quickly, and this one has truly gone in the blink of an eye. However, despite the year moving quickly, I have managed to pack a lot of interesting travels and adventures into it. So, […]

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Sand Dunes, Seals and Some Remarkable Rocks: A Little More Kangaroo Island

After spending a wonderful couple of hours enjoying stunning Seal Bay, it was time to hit the road again and explore a few more of Kangaroo Islands most noteworthy attractions. A pleasant 20 minute drive north-west of Seal Bay brought me to the incredibly special Little Sahara. Little Sahara is a naturally occurring inland sand dune […]

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Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island

With a name like Kangaroo Island, nobody would blame you for thinking that the place would be an attraction due to its high population of Aussie ‘roos. However, this is not the case. While the island is the home of a truly ridiculous amount of Skippys, there is other wildlife that lives on KI that […]

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Flying to Kangaroo Island

By this point, I think we have established that I am one very lucky little traveller. 2016 has proved to be an amazing year for myself as a midwife and as a travel blogger. This year I have had some truly amazing experiences and visited some truly amazing places. I mean, I took a man with […]

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A Little More Darwin

I know it must seem like an endless parade of posts about friends coming to visit me in the Top End, so despite me having enough material from another such visit over my birthday to span 3 or 4 entire posts, I have decided to condense it all into one big post – the last one […]

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Becoming Croc Bait at Bitter Springs

After spending the night in Katherine and having a seriously good sleep in, we set off to visit nearby Elsey National Park and go for a little swim in the beautiful Bitter Springs. When I say that Bitter Springs is ‘nearby’ Katherine – be warned that this is an Aussie’s version of ‘nearby’ and in […]

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Waterfall Swims at Edith and Florence

One of the perks about moving to a part of the country that many of your friends had never visited is that quite a few of my most favourite friends from Adelaide were all too keen to come up and visit me in the Top End – which just helped to give me even more […]

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Splashing Around in the Buley Rockhole

After spending a few hours floating around at Robin Falls, it was time for us to do a little more exploring and time to find another place where we could cool off. Enter Litchfield National Park. After backtracking 25km or so along Stuart Highway, we took the Batchelor turnoff and continued on until we entered […]

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Croc Free Waterfall Swims in the NT

The Top End is a truly beautiful part of Australia. Lush wet season forests, stunning waterfalls and incredible national parks all combine to make a part of Australia that is like no other. However, living in the tropics can have downsides. During the wet season, high heat and extreme humidity combine to make the Top End an […]

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