Summer in Noosa and Brisbane

Noosa, Queensland

For Christmas this year I wanted to head back to Australia to see my family because I haven’t spent the festive season with them since 2013. This also meant I was able to enjoy a lovely Australian summer break, although it was interspersed with a lot of EU law revision (you can’t have everything I […]

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Noosa, Queensland

I can’t believe I’ve never done a blog post about Noosa before! It’s my favourite beach resort in Australia (although I probably share this preference with a good proportion of the general population). The combination of its proximity to a beautiful national park, the award winning restaurants and cafes serving fresh local produce and the […]

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The High Country and Cape Conran

Possibly my favourite landscapes in the whole world can be found in the high country of Victoria/New South Wales in Australia. As you climb higher in altitude the land changes from picturesque farmland to increasingly remote scenes of rocky grassland, eucalypt forests and the odd mountain river. We saw all of this on our drive up the […]

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La Calanque de Sugiton

If you visit one place around the Marseille area, make sure it’s “une calanque”. A calanque is a geographical feature that can be described as “a steep-walled inlet, cove or bay that is developed in limestone, dolomite or other carbonate strata and found along the Mediterranean coast” – thanks Wiki. In non-geological terms, these natural phenomena usually […]

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Nice

A couple of weeks ago I went to the South of France with my friend Sophie (also from Brisbane!). We stayed in Nice for the first half of the week, which turned out to be a great base from which to explore the whole French Riviera. There are more photos than usual for this post because […]

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Fraser Island

While searching in my archives for some suitable Aussie photos to put up on the blog, I came across these images from my trip to Fraser Island last year. The island, located just off Hervey Bay on the Queensland coast, is the largest sand island in the world. It is also home to some of […]

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