Nathan's Posts

Magnetic Island - A Full Moon Party On Halloween

Maggie is the name the locals have for Magnetic Island, a beautiful island just 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville. I was super excited to get there - because on the friday night there was going to be a full moon party, one with 3000 people all celebrating halloween - epic.
31st Oct. 2014

Soaking up paradise at Airlie Beach & The Whits...

Paradise - pure and simple. Crystal clear waters and pristine white sand beaches abound throughout the Whitsundays, and Airlie Beach is the perfect base from which to explore it all.

Rockhampton - The Steak Capital of Australia

Love a good steak? Then you need to go to Rockhampton - they have the best ones in Australia. Officially in Northern Queensland it's starting to get hot on this road-trip.

Hanging out in Noosa

Noosa is a stylish getaway town with a great blend of beach and rainforest. The well-off town attracts a crowd of state locals who come to enjoy the sophisticated and fashion boulevard that is Hast...

Brisvegas Baby! Australia's Most Underrated City

Ahh Brisbaneā€¦the perfect river city, with the ideal balance of relaxed lifestyle and vibrant city culture. 3 days was barely enough to enjoy Brisbane but I gave it my best shot.

Staying on Stradbroke Island 8/70

Can you imagine living on an island with a population of about 2,000 people? Or in a town on that island of about 300 people? North Stradbroke Island is an easy 30 minute ferry ride from the mainla...

Learning to Surf in Byron Bay 7/70

Between Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay I took another side trip into the country, spending a night with a friend who recently acquired a large piece of tranquil bushland. It was nice to go somewhere w...

Day 5/70 Coffs Harbour

So this afternoon I've left Tamworth and am headed back to the coast. The drive from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour is beautiful! Snaking along the New England Highway through a few national parks is de...

Day 3/70 - Tamworth, The Home of Country Music

Nursing a small hangover from the previous day of drinking the hunter valley dry, I limped on towards the next stop, Tamworth! Tamworth is home to about 50,000 people and is famous for it's annual ...

Day 2/70; Port Stephens, Shoal Bay, Tin City & ...

The van is with the mechanic getting an engine swap so I'm stuck in Newcastle for longer than I expected. That said, from what I've learnt in my short time here, it's a great place to spend a littl...

Day 4/70 - Hunter Valley

Day 3 was a bit of a non-event, I picked up a temporary car off a friend whilst the van gets it's engine swapped and I ran around too and fro doing odds and ends related to the road trip. The plan ...

Day 1 of 70 Days Around Australia

I was awake at 5.30am this morning, and for every minute that I grew more alert the more I realised what a big day today is. Today I've left my home town of Sydney and begun a road trip that will t...