Let’s be honest; the reason I decided to do the day trip to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs back in July was because I found a cheap deal on Groupon for the Omada Day Spa (See previous post for all details on the public transport day trip to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs). Ordinarily I couldn’t afford … More SHOUT OUT: Omada Day Spa, Hepburn Springs.
5 Excellent reasons to visit Daylesford and Hepburn Springs via public transport and handy instructions to do so. … More 5 Reasons Why You Should Haul Ass on PT to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs.
Summary of budget flying in Australia using low-cost airline carriers. Tips on how to avoid those hidden costs. … More Budget Airlines Australia Summary – ‘Flying around Australia for as little as humanly possible’
So it turns out that I actually wrote this post last year, but I can’t even remember doing so. Also not sure why I didn’t post it… so there ya go. So here’s the story as to how I got my flights for my super-cheap Queensland trip.. written in September last year. Now that we … More QLD trip for $1000: Part 3 – Flights
A brief reflection on how sometimes our too-high ambitions can get in the way of getting sh*t done. … More QLD Trip for under $1000: ‘How I now can’t even remember what it was I was going to write because it’s been 9 months.’
The trip looked bleak. Flights were ok ($180 – $300 return) but other stuff was super expensive. Port Douglas? Ouch. Trip to the Outer Reef? Up to $250… whoa. Then, as if some tight-ass travel deity was watching over me, I received an email from Groupon that presented an all inclusive, two night Whitsundays … More QLD trip for $1000: Part 2 – The Groupon.
So it’d been about 6 months since my partner and I came back from Europe, and I had started getting antsy again. Melbourne winters are frosty and somewhat depressing, and I wanted to feel the warmth again. Upon hearing about the proposed dredging, the dying coral and Leonardo DiCaprio’s speech, I decided that I wanted … More A 10 day trip to Far North Queensland for $1000 pp, no car and all activities? I propose that it can be done!