Tangier, Morocco Busabout Iberian Adventure / Morocco / Portugal / Spain

A new month, a new day and today on our Busabout adventure, a new continent. As we continue on the Iberian Adventure Tour we will head over to Africa and land in Morocco in the port city of Tangier, where we will be spending one night. This morning we pack up our things and depart after our short stay in Portugal and Lagos. As we head over the border,...

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Seville to Lagos – Day 02 & 03 Busabout Iberian Adventure Tour Busabout Iberian Adventure / Portugal / Spain

The adventure continues on and today, this section of the Iberian Adventure tour with Busabout will see us leaving behind the Spanish city of Seville. After spending one night here we make our way further west, crossing the Guadiana River along the Iberian coastline which is the border between Spain and Portugal and onto the city of Lagos. Before we leave Spain for the next couple of days we will make...

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Madrid to Seville via Cordoba – Day 01 Busabout Iberian Adventure Tour Busabout Iberian Adventure / Spain

This morning we will start our Iberian Adventure tour with Busabout, beginning from the Spanish capital Madrid and making our way south to the beautiful Moorish inspired city of Seville. The seven day Iberian Adventure tour will take in many sights of the Iberian Peninsula. After our one night in Seville we head further south and cross the border into Portugal for two nights in...

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La Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain Busabout Hop On Hop Off / Spain

This morning the journey on the Busabout Hop-On Hop-Off network continues after the craziness that was the La Tomatina Festival. Today we leave the Mediterranean coast and the city of Valencia and make our way to the Spanish capital of Madrid. On this leg of the Busabout network we depart Valencia from outside the Purple Nest Hostel at 1:00pm, the late departure time is due to Valencia...

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Save on global roaming charges: Woolworths Global Roaming Sim Card Travel Advice

One of the biggest expenses while travelling overseas for many people has been the bill shock received once returning home from a trip using a mobile phone in a foreign country. Roaming costs are extreme with the local phone networks blaming the overseas providers for overcharging them for customers using another network. While only recently Australian telco’s have started to reduce foreign roaming charges and forge...

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La Tomatina Spain, the world’s largest food fight with Busabout Busabout La Tomatina / Spain

Every year on the last Wednesday of August the streets of a small village called Buñol just outside the Spanish city of Valencia come to a stand still as 22,000 people flock to the town centre for the world’s biggest food fight, La Tomatina. I was lucky enough to get amongst all of the chaos for the 2015 La Tomatina Festival, the 70th edition of the...

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City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain Busabout Hop On Hop Off / Spain

Today the European adventure continues as we depart the city of Barcelona and join the Busabout Hop-On Hop-Off network for the first time heading off to Valencia, departing from the drop off/pick up point which is the Be Sound Hostel in the heart of Barcelona. For this leg of the Busabout network the coach departs Barcelona at 8:00am and is scheduled to arrive at the optional...

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Total Valencia Blue, Valencia, Spain Hotel Review / Spain

Travelling to the Spanish city of Valencia doesn’t mean having to splurge a lot of money to stay somewhere decent, or for the budget conscious it doesn’t mean being restricted to staying in a crowded hostel. In comes the Total Valencia Blue apartment which is located in the heart of the Valencia old town, is perfect for exploring all the sites this city has to offer and it...

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Hostel Review: Be Ramblas Hostel, Barcelona, Spain Hotel Review / Spain

In the European summer of 2015 I embarked on my next European travel adventure. This time the fun kicks off in Spanish city of Barcelona. I will be based here for three nights and during my time here I’ll be staying at the conveniently located Be Ramblas Hostel, one of eight hostels or budget hotels that are part of the Be Hostels group located close...

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Isolation, Dolphins, Hiking and Natural Beauty come together at Wineglass Bay, Tasmania Tasmania

One of the most picturesque locations in the state of Tasmania without a doubt is Wineglass Bay and the wider Freycinet National Park on the east coast of the island state. Close by the township of Coles Bay, Wineglass Bay has it all for keen hikers or for those who are not so keen and want to look at the pristine bay from afar. Gaining...

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The epic hike up Mount Abrupt, Grampians National Park, Victoria Victoria

The Grampians National Park in the Australian state of Victoria is one of the state’s most beautiful natural regions to visit and is a great destination for a long weekend. The main centre for the region is a small town called Halls Gap with many people using this as a base while exploring the greater national park, including myself staying at The Grampians Motel. At...

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Stepping back in time, become a Convict at Port Arthur, Tasmania Tasmania

Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s, if not Australia’s, best known historical sites to visit in a country where its European history was founded in what some would call exceptional circumstances. The UNESCO World Heritage listed site of the old convict town of Port Arthur was established in the then named colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the early 1830s and quickly gained a reputation...

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