Getting Up Close With Wild Dolphins at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort in Western Australia!

Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort was one of those places that I first saw in an Australia guide book (…back before blogs really existed!) and was like yep, I have to go there!  It is a destination which gives you the opportunity to encounter WILD dolphins right from the beach.  No boats, no tours, just dolphins coming right up to the beach!  They have been visiting the beach on an almost daily basis for over 50 years!

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Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk: Sydney, Australia

One of the highlights of my Brisbane to Sydney road trip, was one of our very last stops in Palm Beach, part of Sydney’s Northern Beaches region.  The town of Palm Beach is located at the very end of a thin peninsula which is part of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.  It’s crazy how the land pinches in with 2 beaches back to back before opening up into the Barrenjoey Headland. A must do while in Palm Beach is the Barrenjoey Lighthouse walk to the top of the headland!  Here’s my guide on what to expect!

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Sydney Itinerary 3 Days: Two Itineraries For Rain or Shine! – Australia

For me Sydney Australia was THE bucket list destination.  A family friend had climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge and as a kid I thought it was the coolest thing ever!  I knew I had to do it too! Well what I thought was going to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ trip, has since turned into THREE trips to Australia and I still get excited every time I see Sydney Harbour!  On my last visit, it rained nearly EVERY day I was in Sydney, so I’ve come up with 2 different Sydney Itineraries, a 3 day itinerary for sunny weather and one for rainy day activities!

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