Category: Reviews

Mountain Biking the Lady Carrington Drive Trail

Mountain Biking the Lady Carrington Drive Trail

My wife and I are getting into the nasty habit of taking sneaky Fridays off, and then using them to do a little mountain biking, followed by pizza and beer at our new favourite venue, the Buena. This time we headed south, to the Royal National Park where we opted for a more relaxed, scenic …

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A Weekend at Lake Macquarie and Blacksmiths Beach

A Weekend at Lake Macquarie and Blacksmiths Beach

After months in quasi-lockdown, getting used to the new normal imposed on us by Covid-19, we finally managed to get away for 5 days of bliss at Lake Macquarie. We’d never been to the area before, but chose it for a handful of reasons. Firstly, it offered a great selection of both fishing and family …

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Exploring the Hunter Valley

Exploring the Hunter Valley

With granny leaving Australia in early February, we decided to do a last minute camping trip to the Hunter Valley. After all, who doesn’t love a good wine region? We set off early on Friday afternoon, shortly after I landed back in Aus from San Fransisco. Getting out of Sydney was a nightmare, easily adding …

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The Scarborough Hotel

The Scarborough Hotel

On route home from a chilly weekend of camping in the rain, we decided to stop off at the Scarborough Hotel to grab a quick bite to eat. The hotel was ideally located to break up the journey, roughly halfway between Mollymook and Sydney, and promised both amazing views, as well as a place for the …

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Things I Learned in Australia

Things I Learned in Australia

The people are incredibly friendly Everything can kill you They really do say, “No worries mate” It’s safe (except for all the things that can kill you) It’s expensive It’s clean They don’t add salt to anything (which ruins the bacon) Alcohol is especially expensive There is generally no tipping The beaches are incredible The …

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Choosing a Drone – The DJI Phantom 4 vs the GoPro Karma vs the DJI Mavic Pro vs the DJI Spark

Choosing a Drone – The DJI Phantom 4 vs the GoPro Karma vs the DJI Mavic Pro vs the DJI Spark

Please take this post with a pinch of salt as I don’t currently own a drone. In fact I’ve never owned a drone. That said, I am an avid photographer and videographer, and am in the middle of acquiring my very first drone. I’m also a research ninja and won’t buy anything without all the facts – this …

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Eating in India

Eating in India

I just completed my third business trip to India in 3 months. It’s been a remarkable experience travelling to India so frequently. Unfortunately I haven’t been able to travel the country as I’ve been stuck in the office, but it’s been great none the less. I’ve gotten to experience some of Pune, a lot of …

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Snow Hunting at Meadow Lane

Snow Hunting at Meadow Lane

Having had an immensely successful snow adventure 2 years ago (click here for the full report), we decided to give it another go when we heard that large falls were predicted over for the weekend. I took some unplanned, last minute leave and booked accommodation at a venue called Meadow Lane, just outside of Underberg. …

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