Beaches + Bays

COME SEE Agia Theodoti, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Agia Theodoti, Ios, Greece.

AGIA THEODOTI: THE GUIDE REGION: South Aegean ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter or ATV BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of peak season |Late August – End of September LOCATION: 17 mins from Chora | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: N/A TIME REQUIRED: As long as you […]

COME SEE Mylopotas Beach, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Mylopotas Beach, Ios, Greece.

MYLOPOTAS BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Aegean ACCESSIBILITY: Car, bike/scooter or ATV BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of ‘tourist season’ | Late August – September LOCATION: 6 mins from Chora | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: N/A TIME REQUIRED: As long as you like […]

COME SEE Kalamos Beach, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Kalamos Beach, Ios, Greece.

KALAMOS BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Aegean. ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter or ATV. BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of peak season | Late August – End of September. LOCATION: 43 mins from Chora | See location on Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: Parking is practically on the […]

COME SEE Sculpture By The Sea Bondi, Sydney. Australia.

COME SEE Sculpture By The Sea Bondi, Sydney. Australia.

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA: THE GUIDE REIGON: Sydney ACCESSIBILITY: Public & private transport. The coastal walk is not wheel chair friendly and has a few steep staircases. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Sunrise to beat the crowds, Midday to enjoy the sun. LOCATION:  7km from Central Station|5 minute walk […]

COME SEE the Express Boat Tour Ios, Greece.

COME SEE the Express Boat Tour Ios, Greece.

As told by Jackie Te-Aroha. In Ios there’s definitely no shortage of amazing beaches and bays you can visit by bus, car & ATV but sometimes, sometimes there are those places that just can’t be reached via public roads. Those times call for boat tours! […]

COME SEE Psathi Beach, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Psathi Beach, Ios, Greece.

PSATHI BEACH: THE EXPERIENCE REGION: South Aegean. ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter, ATV or Local Bus. BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of peak season | Late August – End of September. LOCATION: 29 mins from Chora | See location on Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: Parking is practically […]

COME SEE Koumbara Beach, Ios Greece.

COME SEE Koumbara Beach, Ios Greece.

KOUMBARA BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Agean. ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter, ATV or Local Bus. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Late August to September. LOCATION: 12 minute drive from Chora | View on google maps WALKING DISTANCE: N/A TIME REQUIRED: Entitely up to you 🙂 TOURIST RATING: Can get VERY touristy in July/August ALOT quieter in September. KOUMBARA BEACH: […]

COME SEE Manganari Beach, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Manganari Beach, Ios, Greece.

MANGANARI BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Aegean. ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter, ATV or Local Bus. BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of peak season | Late August – End of September. LOCATION: 40 mins from Chora | See location on Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: N/A TIME REQUIRED: […]

COME SEE Kolitsani Beach, Ios, Greece.

COME SEE Kolitsani Beach, Ios, Greece.

KOLITSANI BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Agean. ACCESSIBILITY: Car, Scooter or ATV BEST TIME TO VISIT: Late August to September. LOCATION: 5 minute drive from Chora | View on google maps WALKING DISTANCE: 10 – 15 minute walk from parking area. TIME REQUIRED: Entirely up to you. TOURIST RATING: Not the most […]

COME SEE Agia Anna Beach, Naxos Greece.

COME SEE Agia Anna Beach, Naxos Greece.

AGIA ANNA BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: South Agean ACCESSIBILITY: Hired vehicle or local bus. BEST TIME TO VISIT: September | Spend the day then head to St. Nicolas church for sunset. LOCATION: 15 mins from port | Google Maps Location TOURIST RATING: 5/10 not too […]

COME SEE 6 Of The Best Beaches In Paros, Paros Greece.

COME SEE 6 Of The Best Beaches In Paros, Paros Greece.

Before I start Ill just let you know the difference between a common term used around beaches in Europe… Organised – A hotel/resort and or restaurant/bar will be on the beach. These places typically charging fees for sunbeds or some include them if you order […]

COME SEE Captain Ben’s Island Tour, Paros Greece

COME SEE Captain Ben’s Island Tour, Paros Greece

CAPTAIN BEN’S ISLAND TOUR: THE GUIDE REGION: South Aegean ACCESSIBILITY: Hired vehicle or bus to Pounta Port BEST TIME TO VISIT: August – September LOCATION: Pick up Pounta Port WALKING DISTANCE: N/A TIME REQUIRED: 10am to 5pm TOURIST RATING: N/A COST: €50 per person OUR […]

COME SEE Paros Park, Paros. Greece.

COME SEE Paros Park, Paros. Greece.

PAROS PARK: THE GUIDE REGION: South Agean ACCESSIBILITY: Car, bike, ATV or taxi from Naousa Town. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, 5pm til sunset. LOCATION: 16 min drive from Naousa Harbour | 22 mins from Parikia Port| Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: Aprox. 50 mins (Route 3) TIME REQUIRED: 1-2 hours […]

COME SEE Antiparos. Greece.

COME SEE Antiparos. Greece.

Antiparos Island: THE GUIDE REGION: Cyclades ACCESSIBILITY: A seven minute ferry trip from Paros then hired bicycle, scooter, ATV or car from Antiparos. Some people also just walk! BEST TIME TO VISIT: Late August through to late September for less crowds and great weather. Get […]

A Weekend Away In Jervis Bay

A Weekend Away In Jervis Bay

Mermaids Inlet Mermaids Inlet is located along the south coast of Currarong. An inlet of crashing waves forming against tall, jagged sandstone cliffs and rock formations is what to expect. To start your small journey, you’ll park in a car park at the end of […]

COME SEE Fingal Beach and Split, Hunter. Australia.

COME SEE Fingal Beach and Split, Hunter. Australia.

FINGAL BEACH AND SPLIT: THE GUIDE REGION: Hunter Region ACCESSIBILITY: Private car, limited access via public transport BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer (Dec-Feb)| Temps average 17-30 Celcius. LOCATION: 2:49mins from Sydney CBD | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 2km from mainland Fingal beach to […]

Rose Bay to Watsons Bay + Sydney Harbour National Park, Sydney. Australia.

Rose Bay to Watsons Bay + Sydney Harbour National Park, Sydney. Australia.

The contouring of the land and ocean around Sydney makes it the perfect for those that enjoy coastal walks. After testing the waters with the 6km Bondi to Coogee trail we were keen to get out and try another. We decided upon the 8km track between Rose Bay and Watsons Bay that offered some incredible vantage points over Sydney Harbour

COME SEE Killalea State Park (The Farm + Mystics + Minnamurra), Illawarra. Australia.

COME SEE Killalea State Park (The Farm + Mystics + Minnamurra), Illawarra. Australia.

KILLALEA STATE PARK: THE GUIDE REGION: Sydney ACCESSIBILITY: Private car, limited access via public transport. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer (Dec-Feb)| Temps average 17-27 degrees LOCATION: 2.5hrs from Sydney CBD | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 5-10minutes down, 10-15 minutes up. 1 km along […]

COME SEE Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk, Sydney. Australia.

COME SEE Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk, Sydney. Australia.

BONDI TO COOGEE COASTAL WALK: THE GUIDE REGION: Sydney ACCESSIBILITY: Private vehicles & public transport BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring/Summer | Temps ranging from anywhere from 23 – 35 degrees LOCATION: 20 mins from Sydney CBD | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 6 km one […]

COME SEE Nacpan Beach, El Nido. Philippines.

COME SEE Nacpan Beach, El Nido. Philippines.

NACPAN BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Palawan Province ACCESSIBILITY: Via hired motorbike/scooter | Jeepney | Tricycle BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: 45 mins from El Nido town center | Open in Google […]

COME SEE Island Loop Tour, Coron. Philippines.

COME SEE Island Loop Tour, Coron. Philippines.

ISLAND LOOP TOUR, CORON: THE GUIDE REGION: Palawan Province ACCESSIBILITY: Via private hired boat or group boat tour booking BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: A lot more […]

COME SEE Duli Beach, El Nido. Philippines.

COME SEE Duli Beach, El Nido. Philippines.

DULI BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Romblon Province ACCESSIBILITY: Via hired motorbike/scooter | Jeepney | Tricycle BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: Approx 1 hour from El Nido | Open in Google Maps […]

6 Adventurous things to do In Palawan, Philippines.

6 Adventurous things to do In Palawan, Philippines.

Palawan is made for water lovers with approximately 1,780 islands. There’s no wonder that the main activities undertaken here are day tours to the closest and most accessible areas. We did our fare share of day-trips during our short stay but Palawan has so much […]

11 incredible experiences that will make you want to pack up and move to the Romblon Province, Philippines

11 incredible experiences that will make you want to pack up and move to the Romblon Province, Philippines

Getting here can be a challenge but once arrived, you’ll be rewarded 10 times over by the fact that the land is still largely untouched by tourism so you’ll get an authentic Philippine experience. You’ll meet friendly locals, swim beneath crisp waterfalls, take day trips […]

COME SEE Island Escapade Tour, El Nido. Philippines.

COME SEE Island Escapade Tour, El Nido. Philippines.

ISLAND ESCAPADE TOUR: THE GUIDE REGION: Palawan Province ACCESSIBILITY: Via hired boat private tour or group boat tour BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: Islands surrounding El Nido Island | Open in […]

COME SEE Tour A & C, El Nido. Philippines.

COME SEE Tour A & C, El Nido. Philippines.

TOUR A & C: THE GUIDE REGION: Palawan Province ACCESSIBILITY: Via hired boat private tour or group boat tour BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: Islands surrounding El Nido Island | Open […]

COME SEE Romblon Island Tour, Romblon. Philippines.

COME SEE Romblon Island Tour, Romblon. Philippines.

ROMBLON ISLAND TOUR: THE GUIDE REGION: Romblon Province ACCESSIBILITY: All islands accessible via hired boat BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | Temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: Romblon Province WALKING DISTANCE: – TIME REQUIRED: 1 – 2 […]

COME SEE Cresta De Gallo, Sibuyan Island. Philippines.

COME SEE Cresta De Gallo, Sibuyan Island. Philippines.

CRESTA DE GALLO: THE GUIDE REGION: Romblon Province ACCESSIBILITY: Day trip via 1 hour pump boat from Sibuyan Island BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: South of Sibuyan Island | Open in […]

COME SEE BonBon Beach, Romblon Island. Philippines.

COME SEE BonBon Beach, Romblon Island. Philippines.

BONBON BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Romblon Island ACCESSIBILITY: Open to the public 24-7 | arrive by hired bike or scooter BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – 32 degrees LOCATION: 8 mins drive from the […]

COME SEE Talipasak Beach, Romblon. Philippines.

COME SEE Talipasak Beach, Romblon. Philippines.

TALIPASAK BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Romblon Island ACCESSIBILITY: Open to the public with day pass or stay at the resort | arrive by hired bike or scooter BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around 21 – […]

COME SEE Aglicay Beach And Viewpoint, Tablas. Philippines.

COME SEE Aglicay Beach And Viewpoint, Tablas. Philippines.

AGLICAY BEACH AND VIEWPOINT: THE GUIDE REGION: Tablas Island ACCESSIBILITY: Open to the public with day pass or stay at the resort | arrive by hired bike or scooter BEST TIME TO VISIT: During the cool season (Oct – Feb) | temp ranging from around […]

A Day Exploring Uluwatu, Bali. Indonesia.

A Day Exploring Uluwatu, Bali. Indonesia.

As told by Zade Grilloni Paradise for surfers, a little slice of heaven for beach bums and straight up good, chilled vibes for all. Situated in Canggu, we decided to plan ourselves a list of things to do in Uluwatu to see what all the […]

COME SEE Melasti Beach, Bali. Indonesia.

COME SEE Melasti Beach, Bali. Indonesia.

MELASTI BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Badung Regency, Bali. ACCESSIBILITY: Open all year round BEST TIME TO VISIT: Dry season – May to September LOCATION: 1.15 hrs from Canggu | 1hr from Seminyak | Open in Google maps WALKING DISTANCE: 1 minute walk from lower car […]

COME SEE Suluban Beach Cave, Bali. Indonesia.

COME SEE Suluban Beach Cave, Bali. Indonesia.

SULUBAN BEACH CAVE: THE GUIDE REGION: Badung Regency, Bali. ACCESSIBILITY: Open all year round BEST TIME TO VISIT: Low tide time is typically sunrise and around 5pm | May to September for the best weather LOCATION: 1.15 hrs from Canggu | 1hr from Seminyak | […]

COME SEE Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida. Indonesia.

COME SEE Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida. Indonesia.

CRYSTAL BAY: THE GUIDE REGION: Nusa Tenggara ACCESSIBILITY: Open all year round BEST TIME TO VISIT: Dry season | March – September LOCATION: 50 min via fast boat trip from Sanur Beach in Denpasar | 30 min drive from central Nusa Penida | Open in Google […]

COME SEE Green Bowl Beach, Bali. Indonesia.

COME SEE Green Bowl Beach, Bali. Indonesia.

GREEN BOWL BEACH: THE GUIDE REGION: Badung Regency, Bali ACCESSIBILITY: Open all year round BEST TIME TO VISIT: Dry season – May to September LOCATION: 1.15 hrs from Canggu | 45mins from Seminyak | Open in Google maps WALKING DISTANCE: 300ish stairs from the car […]

COME SEE Mindil Beach Sunset Market, Darwin. Australia.

COME SEE Mindil Beach Sunset Market, Darwin. Australia.

MINDIL BEACH SUNSET MARKET: THE GUIDE REGION: Darwin CBD ACCESSIBILITY: All dry season May – October | Thursday 5pm to 10pm and Sunday 4pm to 9pm BEST TIME TO VISIT: Best to get there when it opens to find yummy food and spot for sunset. […]

COME SEE Injidup Natural Spa, South West. Australia.

COME SEE Injidup Natural Spa, South West. Australia.

INJIDUP NATURAL SPA: THE GUIDE REGION: Yallingup, Western Australia ACCESSIBILITY: Natural attraction accessible all year round BEST TIME TO VISIT: Late November through to early March for the best weather LOCATION: 3hrs from Perth CBD | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 5 minute walk […]

COME SEE Canal Rocks, South West. Australia.

COME SEE Canal Rocks, South West. Australia.

As told by Jackie Te-Aroha. There’s something about the ocean that continually draws me in. Something graceful about watching a large mass of water move in sync. Something magical about the way it turns from a deep turquoise to a brilliant white. I find it […]

COME SEE Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula. Australia.

COME SEE Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula. Australia.

As told by Zade Grilloni Whenever I open maps on my phone and see a national park I haven’t explored yet a little part of me whispers, ‘just get in the car and drive”. I’ve found it’s been the best way to not only soothe […]

COME SEE Blowhole Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula. Australia.

COME SEE Blowhole Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula. Australia.

As told by Jackie Te-Aroha. The names given to Australian landmarks are usually derived from their characteristics. Places like the Blue or Snowy Mountains in NSW, Crocodile Creek in QLD or Wave Rock in Western Australia. So when I heard the name Blowhole Beach I […]

COME SEE Second Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula

COME SEE Second Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula

As told by Zade Grilloni. I can still remember one of the first conversations I had with Jackie. She asked me where the best beaches are in Adelaide. So I showed her a photo of me standing on a hill – in my bikini overlooking […]

COME SEE ‘The Bluff’ Encounter Bay, Fleurieu Peninsula. Australia.

COME SEE ‘The Bluff’ Encounter Bay, Fleurieu Peninsula. Australia.

As told by Jackie Te-Aroha. I’m about to tell you a little story so sit down, grab a glass of vino, recline your seat backs and enjoy. On the 27th of September 2016 I finished up my last day at a youth centre in South-West […]

Best Sunset Spots in Adelaide, Australia

Best Sunset Spots in Adelaide, Australia

As Told by Jackie Te-Aroha. 1. Mt Osmond Mt Osmond really is a 10/10 spot. Unobstructed aerial views of the ocean, city and suburbs all from one vantage point that only requires a 20-minute drive from Adelaide CBD and a short 15-minute walk. Need I […]

COME SEE Hallett Cove, Adelaide. Australia.

COME SEE Hallett Cove, Adelaide. Australia.

As told by Zade Grilloni. The only time we don’t mind trekking a round trip of ascending and descending flights of stairs is only if we know we’ll be surrounded with lush nature and amazing cliff side ocean views. Starting from the Boatshed Café car […]

COME SEE Gull Rock, Adelaide. Adelaide. Australia.

COME SEE Gull Rock, Adelaide. Adelaide. Australia.

As told by Jackie Te-Aroha. We pulled up at Jimmies located on the Esplanade at Aldinga, which we have been known to visit quite frequently when along this stretch of the coastline. We ordered the usual two pieces of fish (battered because unfortunately they don’t […]