What to expect on a Contiki Tour

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My first time travelling solo was on a Contiki tour through Europe. I wanted to get a taste of Europe before I starting working as an Au Pair in England.  Contiki is a group tour targeted at 18-35’s.  Rumours were flying that Contiki is all about people getting drunk and performing crazy antics.

I made myself a promise, I was not going to party all night and sleep all day on the bus. I didn’t want to miss the scenery as we drove across Europe, I wanted to soak it all in. But was this a promise I could keep?Read More »

5 Awesome things to do in Mt Barker, WA

5 Awesome things to do in Mount Barker

Mount Barker is a place I have been visiting for 40 years. A place where my Grandfather farmed and generations before and after him still farm the land. It feels like home.

When you mention Mt Barker to Perth folk they usually say that is where the chickens live! Sorry to disappoint but you will not find free range chickens roaming the street or popping into the pub like the TV ad.

However if you are looking for an authentic country stay with spectacular scenery and delicious wine, then this is the place for you.Read More »