The Salty Sea Dog Blog

  • Lord it Up | 10 Highlights of Lord Howe Island

    Just a two hour flight from Sydney you'll find the mind-blowing natural marvel that is Lord Howe Island. A pearl dropped into the endless Pacific O...
  • Idyllic Isolation | 10 Days in the Solomons

    Three hours from Brisbane, sprawling coral reefs teeming with life, a network of flawless tropical islands and a colourful history; the Solomons ha...
  • Surf, Sand and Sleeping Bags | Long Weekends in NSW

    Easter's long weekend crept up again this year and, as with last year, a friend and I decided to rent a car last minute and head down the coast wit...
  • The Only Way is WA | Campervanning Australia's West Coast

    Countless stretches of pristine, deserted beaches, unrivalled wildlife and endless baron roads dotted with Kangaroos...this is the real Australia....
  • Magical Myanmar | Yangon, Kalaw to Inle Lake Bagan

    In mid-November of this year, I escaped from the office (again) and made for Myanmar with two very good friends of mine. Myanmar has been high up m...
  • Bali's Hidden Gem | 10 Highlights of The Nusa Islands

    I've heard mixed reviews about Bali over the past few years, and it's infamy for being a boozy playground for Aussies put me off visiting, at least...
  • Mekong Express | Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi in 10 Days!

    In July of this year an opportunity for a quick adventure sprung up as I was transitioning from one job to the next here in Sydney. I had about 9 d...
  • Get Beached | Top 10 Beaches in the World (2017)

    Okay, so I don't have the resources of Trip Advisor and therefore haven't been to every single beach on our fine planet, but I have left my footpri...
  • Get Away From it All | Top 10 Remote Islands

    It's hard to truly escape from the high-paced, increasingly connected world that we live in; that's why I can't resist the allure of the more remot...
  • Spoilt for Choice | The Philippines in a Turtle Shell

    Crystal clear, turtle infested waters, your very own, picture-perfect beaches & seductive waterfalls hidden on every fun-filled island; must be...
  • Get Lost in Samoa | 10 Tips for this Pacific Pearl

    In October 2015 my lovely girlfriend and I were lucky enough to spend ten days in Samoa – a place I’d always dreamed of visiting. I had hoped that ...