The best beach in Australia, Whitehaven Beach

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Australian beaches are world class and  the best in my opinion  is Whitehaven Beach which regularly ranks in the best beaches in the world when the travel magazines release their top 10’s  each year but unless you’re staying on Hamilton island or are driving along the east coast it takes a bit of strategy to be able to visit, especially if you have to catch a flight from Cairns in three days time like I had to. Cairns is an all night bus ride on the Greyhound service. Continue reading

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A day in the Daintree Rainforest

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Port Douglas is a small town of 3000 people located about an hour from Cairns in  North Queensland. The town is fortunate to be close to two World Heritage sites the world famous Great Barrier Reef as well as having the Daintree Rain forest as its back yard. With many tour companies running day tours out to the forest then this is the easiest and best way to explore the area if you have limited time. Continue reading