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Tasmanian Mountain Bike Trails: Blue Derby Pods Ride

Blue Derby Pods Ride | World of Wanderlust

Guided trails, cheese platters and cooked breakfasts… mountain bike riding has never looked so glamorous! Since finding out about the newly opened Blue Derby Pods Ride in Tasmania, my partner and I vouched to make the trek one hour north of our home (Launceston) and experience the new three day trip that covers muddy trails by day and delicious dinners…

Hiking Lord Howe Island – Must do hikes, views & attractions

Lord Howe Island | World of Wanderlust

A bucket list destination you never knew you had, Lord Howe Island is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. Surrounded by crystal clear reef to snorkel in, Lord Howe is characterised by tropical heat, palm trees and volcanic mountains to hike. Sound idyllic? I promise you, this is a destination you’ll never want to leave. To help…

A Guide to Visiting Kangaroo Island, South Australia

A Guide to visiting Kangaroo Island | World of Wanderlust

Located off the coast of South Australia is one of the nation’s best-kept secrets; Kangaroo Island. Aptly named, the island is a wildlife lover’s dream. Sure, there are kangaroos… but you’ll also experience a range of rare wildlife viewings in abundance: wombats, echidnas, and the country’s third largest sea lion colony (with their very own…

Stopover Cities: How to make the Most of a Sydney Layover

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Recently I found myself on a Sydney layover for less than 24 hours, stopping briefly between international and domestic trips. Although I make these trips regularly (living on an island in Australia results in mandatory stopovers when travelling internationally) I realised this time that I have never spoken about it on the blog or offered my advice…

Hobart, Huon Valley & Bruny Island: An Insider’s Guide to Tasmania’s South

Being a lifetime resident of Tasmania (in a loose interpretation of the term given I currently live out of a suitcase), I’ve always been a strong advocate of tourism in Tasmania as I know firsthand how much beauty lies here and how incredible it must be for first time visitors. What surprises most visitors seeing…