Destined for Dallas? Discover Denton!

When staying in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, you need a great place to base yourself.  A place that’s not crazy-busy. A place that’s simple to get in and out of. And a place that exudes Texas charm. Denton, Texas is all those things. Here’s why you need to base yourself in this charming Texas city.

This Is Not Your Mama’s Embassy Suites!

Denton has a new kid in town:  The Denton Embassy Suites and Convention Center and it’s gorgeous! As described to me, this is NOT your Mama’s “Embassy Suites”. Indeed it is not. It was soooo much more! Check out my review of this amazing stay.

Travel Far Enough’s Top 10 AirBnbs in Australia

After a 10-month road trip through Australia, with many, many nights in Airbnb stays, I’ve stayed in everything from basic to luxury accommodation. I found a haven in each of these Airbnbs. Here are my Top 10 Airbnbs in Australia.

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Why Cockatoo Island is one of Sydney’s Secret Gems

While most Sydneysiders know about Cockatoo Island, few have ever visited, let alone stayed overnight. I was one of those people. I’d been by countless times on the Rivercat (ferry), gazing up to the heritage buildings, wondering about the history and the secrets from long ago. But I’d never set foot on Cockatoo Island. So, when the opportunity came along to go glamping on Cockatoo Island, I jumped at it.

Olympus OMD EM1 Pro Camera Review

The Olympus OMD EM1 offers great overall performance with a very pleasing design. It’s easy to use, easy to carry, and takes excellent images

Why You Should Consider The YHA Metro in Melbourne

I have been reading about hostels for years and for whatever reason, missed the boat on the hostel experience while backpacking through Europe in my 20s. Budget accommodation was found elsewhere, in cheap hotels or B&Bs. Yet, I was always fascinated with the concept because of my budget-travel mindset. After hearing about the Melbourne YHA (Youth Hostels Association) Metro from a number of sources, I thought it would add a different element to our Melbourne Adventure. After all, our travel mantra is “Try Something Different”.

10 Audiobooks You’ll Love For Your Next Adventure

For any travellers, there is inevitable downtime. Whether it’s sitting at an airport waiting for your next flight or cruising down a lonely stretch of highway, a good audio book serves as a great way to distract, entertain, or educate. The best ones do all of the above. Here is a list of some of our favourites we’ve enjoyed over the years.

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Escape To The Country at Broger’s End

If you want the quintessential Australian country getaway, Broger’s End is it. I could sum up Broger’s End I would say: Relaxed. Settling. Eco-friendly. And, above all, peaceful. I could seriously move here.

Hunter Valley Views from Walkers Run, Bucketty

Funky Wild West in the Aussie Bush

It’s one of the most peaceful places I’ve stayed and it’s only an hour from Sydney. It’s the funky wild west and it’s nestled into the Aussie bush!

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19 Travel Apps You Need to Travel on a Budget

With the smaller jaunts we’ve been taking, we’ve been testing out the apps we use when we travel. We’ve listed out the 19 apps we find we can’t live without. Many help us stay within budget too, which is always a bonus!

High Tea at the Hydro Majestic

From the unobstructed views overlooking the Megalong Valley to the attentive service, the Hydro Majestic High Tea is a magical experience.

Popping our AirBnB Cherry

We are no longer AirBnB virgins! I’ve got say, we loved the experience. And, like that other experience, we had plenty of nervous anticipation…