Best Relaxing and Recharging Places to Visit around Sydney

Best Relaxing and Recharging Places to Visit around Sydney

Sydney is an enormous cobweb of streets filled with art, culture, and, ultimately, life. It’s a digital nomad’s paradise, a globetrotter’s dream destination and essentially, everything you could ever wish for in a city. But we are only human and sometimes, we simply get tired of the concrete jungle and need a breath of fresh air to relax and unwind and get back to work with renewed energy. Luckily, the surroundings of Sydney are just as interesting as the city itself, and those looking for a quiet getaway don’t have to travel far to find themselves in a completely different world. Here are some of the best recharging places around Sydney perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay Australia Sydney

If for you, nothing screams relaxation more than secluded, white sand beaches, you’ll be happy to hear that you don’t have to go too far to find exactly that. The crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay south of Wollongong will make you feel like you’ve traveled to a magical island that has the whitest sand on Earth. Lying on the beach and taking a dip in the beautiful turquoise water should be your number one priority: choose one of the several must-see beaches, soak up the sun and take loads of enviable photos! In the unlikely scenario that you’ve had enough of the refreshing water, you can also tackle the White Sands Walk that is a grade 3 track perfect for families too!

Hunter Valley

About two hours from the hustle and bustle, you can find yourself surrounded by a quiet, relaxing environment in the Hunter Region. Not only is this region spectacular with vast open fields and mountains in the distance, but it is also a gourmet’s hotspot. Given that this area is one of the most famous Australian wine regions, there is a great choice of Hunter Valley wine tours that combine two of the best things: relaxation and good wine. But even between the tastings and exquisite dinners, you will find plenty of activities to enjoy that will make you forget about your unfinished tasks back home. Go for a hot air balloon flight, book a relaxing massage or walk around the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens; the choice is yours.

Royal National Park

Even closer to the city, lying just at the foot of the southern edges of Sydney, you can find the absolutely underrated Royal National Park. If you know a thing or two about Australia’s many national parks, you can probably assume that this one is just as spectacular as the rest; towering cliffs and breathtaking seascapes await those who want to unwind in nature and enjoy a barbecue, a picnic or even bushwalking with plenty of tracks to choose from. Note that the famous Wedding Cake Rock can be found in this national park too so don’t miss out on it if you’re there! Fauna lovers might want to keep their eyes open as they walk through the forest paths as many bird species hide among the trees, as well as little furballs including sugar gliders, possums and wallabies. Even if you’re not big on trekking, you can be at ease as there are plenty of facilities nearby for everyone’s comfort.

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Sydney

Another natural gem found in the close vicinity of Sydney is Blue Mountains National Park. Especially recommended to active travelers for whom there is nothing more relaxing than exploring nature on foot, Blue Mountains have some impressive peaks and many walking trails, so everyone can find one that is suitable to them. Some of the most notable attractions include the Three Sisters – a true landmark of the region that is surrounded by an interesting Aboriginal legend. Besides these almost a kilometer tall rock formations, make sure you don’t miss out on the Jenolan caves – which are the world’s oldest caves and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden to see some colorful flora!

Port Stephens

port stephens

Port Stephens is another excellent short trip from Sydney just north of Newcastle, with relaxing sceneries and a variety of activities to choose from. No less than 26 beaches are at your disposal if you want to have a bit of water fun, and rest assured, you will not get bored, as Port Stephens is home to 150 playful bottlenose dolphins you can see by taking a cruise or even join in the water if you’re adventurous enough and go for a Dolphin Swim tour. Besides the playful little mammals, you can also see their bigger friends, humpback whales, that are migrating between May and November in the region. To rest and properly recharge after such adventures, drop by some of the excellent restaurants and have a bit of seafood by the water.

Australia has both amazing cities and breathtaking natural sights, all next to each other, so you don’t have to venture too far to enjoy the serenity of greenery all around you. Whether you are a seaside fan or you want to walk through lush forests, you have plenty of choices around Sydney that will not disappoint!

About the Author

Nina is a digital nomad, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast. She’s passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she’s up to you can find her on Twitter.

On Barbaralicious, she also wrote about the best places for digital nomads in Western Australia.

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How About Tasmania – 6 Great Places to Discover

How About Tasmania – 6 Great Places to Discover

If you’ve ever longed for the ultimate escape but have yet to find the destination that would be perfect for it, the sunny continent of Australia might have the answer for you. In fact, its smallest state at the very bottom of the world map, Tasmania, is an under-explored natural paradise that boasts some of the most scenic views on the continent. With beautiful mountains, vivid flora and fauna and spectacular cliffs towering above the waters, there is so much to see here that you can easily get lost for weeks and forget about the rest of the world.

Since Tasmania is not so big, it’s fairly easy to get around especially if you opt for renting a vehicle. There are a lot of places you can explore on one-day trips, so you can balance your work and your adventure time if you’re up for the challenge. So, if you’re a digital nomad who wants to experience a fresh and serene place, read on to learn about all the amazing places Tasmania offers.

The city of Hobart

The best starting point for your Tasman adventure is, of course, Hobart. Besides being one of Australia’s oldest cities, carrying a lot of history with itself, it’s also a cozy town with a small but charming harbor and lovely historic streets. You can conveniently pitch your tent here as the city has fairly good Wi-Fi for your work and several coworking spaces to choose from if that’s your cup of tea. In the meantime, you can explore the Salamanca market held every Saturday and find interesting handmade goods. Hobart is located close to several attractions including the Port Arthur Historic Site and the Tasman National Park (about an hour and 20 minutes’ drive), so you can stay here and explore nearby places to keep it interesting.

Hobart Tasmania

Tasman Island and Tasman National Park

As just mentioned, with a not-too-long drive from Hobart, you can find yourself in the Tasman National Park. This is one of the most popular locations in Tasmania as it boasts a whole slew of picturesque views on its coastline. If your time allows it, you can even book yourself a 3-day guided walk on the Three Capes Track and see all the sights from Cape Raoul through Waterfall Bay all the way to Cape Pillar and the small Tasman Island with its solitary lighthouse. It’s truly a magnificent view.

Three Capes Tasmania

Lavender fields at Bridestowe Estate

If you are a romantic, then this is a must-visit place, especially if you’re traveling the state at the beginning of the year. Nothing beats the fairytale-like view that the fully bloomed lavender fields give, stretching across 260 acres – not to mention the scent that cannot be translated into writing. You will certainly want to take a small bottle of lavender oil home to preserve the memory!

Lavender Tasmania

Tulip Farm at Table Cape

If you prefer tulips to lavender, this tulip farm in full bloom will sweep you off your feet. The Bloomin’ Tulips festival is held in October each year (the 13th this year!), so if you happen to be in the region at this time, don’t miss out on the vibrant colors of this lovely family-owned farm. Besides the flowers, this festival is a melting pot of good food, music, and fun activities, so you’re bound to enjoy yourself!

Tulip Tasmania

Bay of Fires

On the east coast, there is an interesting bay that was named the Bay of Fires – not because of its look, but because of the Aboriginal coastal fires that the captain sailing past the bay saw. Although, the name fits its appearance too, as it boasts unique, orange-colored granite rock formations that make it look like it’s on fire. Many regard it as one of the most beautiful parts of Tasmania. At the southern end of the bay, you can find Binalong Bay, where you can enjoy activities like fishing, surfing, and hiking, too.

Bay of Fires Tasmania

Freycinet National Park

Being one of Australia’s best national parks, Freycinet National Park is a must-visit place when you are in Tasmania. Here, the Hazards mountain range and the Wineglass Bay are some of the main attractions, as both of them are unique in their own way. The Hazards are made up of interesting, pinkish granite that gives them a special look, while the Wineglass Bay – which you can best see if you hike up to Mt. Amos – is a lovely half-circle shaped white sand beach. The animal life here is worth mentioning too, so keep an eye out for some interesting bird species that inhabit the area.

Freycinet Tasmania

While you can’t expect to have spot-on Wi-Fi out in the wilderness, Tasmania is still a manageable destination for digital nomads, thanks to the fact that the distances are not too big. Even if you need to do a bit of organizing, in the end, it will be well worth it when you remember all the amazing vistas that you had a chance to see!

About the Author

Nina is a digital nomad, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast. She’s passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she’s up to you can find her on Twitter.

On Barbaralicious, she also wrote about the best places for digital nomads in Western Australia.

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The Coolest Neighborhoods in Sydney for Digital Nomads

The Coolest Neighborhoods in Sydney for Digital Nomads

Is there anything better than traveling? Well, YES! Traveling while working! That means you can stay in a place as long or as short as you want and lead an adventurous life of a digital nomad without stressing about your budget. If you are tired of the same old routine, working 9 to 5 in a plain office and living in the same old boring apartment – it is time to start a life-changing journey and change your old ways.

And a perfect country to start exploring as a digital nomad – Australia for sure. Here’s why!

Reason #1 Bondi Beach

Bondi is one of the most accessible beaches in the Sydney with its golden sands and amazing blue water. If you want to change your life and live near the ocean then this is the perfect place for you! The best part is that buses pass near the beach every couple of minutes so you’ll basically eco-travel to the beach if you choose a place located a bit farther.

Bondi beach Sydney

The Bondi Beach is Australia’s most famous beach and it stretches for over a kilometre. It’s big, it’s busy, it’s touristy, it has a lot of bars and cafes and it is perfect for all the digital nomads out there loving the hustle and bustle of busy city life! You will never feel alone living in the Bondi Beach area.

Bondi Sydney

If you find it easy to concentrate on the work, you can bring your laptop and work in a local beach cafe. If not, you can always head to Bondi Wholefoods and enjoy free wifi, amazing, healthy foods and covered open-air space with lots of fresh air. Make it an office for a day, complete the work tasks and head to the beach to make the most of your day!

Reason #2 Surry Hills

Surry Hills is an inner-city suburb in the state of New South Wales and it is Sydney’s main centre for fashion wholesale activities. Fashionistas gather round – it’s time to choose Surry Hills as your and your wardrobes residence! The best part about Surry Hills is that it has a lot to offer – the peace and quietness as well as the lively nightlife! By day it is one of the coolest neighborhoods in Sydney, known as a creative hub where many of the biggest media companies work. It is inspiring for the young digital nomads because this part of the city has a great working atmosphere behind every corner and in every cafe.

Surry Hills Sydney

It is a perfect place to live and work for a while since when the night falls, it a whole different story. The underground parties, in a quiet residential area, create a perfect combo for young digital nomads who love to party and yet love their sleep!

Head to the About Life café and settle in for a productive workday! You will love the spacious ‘work’ areas where you will easily meet all your deadlines while enjoying organic food!

Reason #3 The Lower North Shore

The Lower North Shore is a home to some of the most amazing suburbs in Sydney such as Neutral Bay, Lavender Bay, Milsons Point and Crows Nest. Crows Nest has been identified as Sydney’s most liveable spot and it’s a great hotspot and a meeting point for business people as well. If you opt for a peaceful place to stay near the important business events then accommodation in Crows Nest is just perfect for you.

Wendys secret garden Sydney

If you need to relax after work you can find peace in the famous parks such as Sydney Harbour National Park and the Lane Cove National Park. The Lower North Shore region is home to hundreds of parks and reserves, and one of the most beautiful is Wendy’s Secret Garden located in the Lavender Bay. The amazing scenery and the story behind creating this astonishing place will leave you breathless.

Reason #3 Darlinghurst

This amazing flamboyant corner of Sydney has completely reinvented itself and left its shady reputation far behind. The wonderful Darlinghurst nowadays is famous for the annual Mardi Gras parades that take over the Oxford Street and breathe life in the city with its liveliness and colors.

Darlinghurst Sydney for digital nomads

As soon as you step into Darlo you will feel the laid-back vibe and you will discover the perfect hideout for the working crowd. If you’re looking for a fun place to start your journey, well, Darlo is a heaven for digital nomads. Make sure to stop by the Oxford Art Factory and let the art take your breath away! That is the spot where entertainment comes alive and you can see some of the best works from the art world.

Bring your work with you to White Carrots and make it an office for the day. You can enjoy a delicious old-school dishes from the quiet kitchen that makes it the perfect spot to push through a last-minute deadline without being disturbed.

This is just the beginning of a very long list of beautiful places around Australia where you can start your life-changing journey while working. There are many amazing places, vibrant neighbourhoods nestled in hidden parts of the amazing Land Down Under but it is up to you to discover them and truly experience them. It is time to be bold, and do something about your life!

About the Author

Nina is a digital nomad, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast. She’s passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she’s up to you can find her on Twitter.

On Barbaralicious, she also wrote about the best places for digital nomads in Western Australia.

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Beach, Paradise and More – 3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Queensland

Beach, Paradise and More – 3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Queensland

GUEST POST WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT QUEENSLAND BY NINA SIMONS

Two of the world’s greatest wonders (and most amazing by the way) are located in the wonderful tropical region in the North-East of Australia. The mesmerizing scenery of Queensland has a lot to offer to adventure-seekers, nature lovers, and digital nomads. From the beautiful sunny beaches of the Sunshine Coast, through Daintree Forest and rugged national parks all the way to the Whitsunday Coast, the most idyllic place in the world, a true paradise on earth will surely take your breath away!

Reason number 1: exploring the Great Barrier Reef

Imagine exploring the world’s biggest reef, the biggest structure made by living organisms and seeing all those amazing creatures in their natural habitat, the marine life just waiting to be explored. Being a digital nomad gives you the opportunity of exploring the place of your dreams while still being able to work undistracted while focusing on meeting the city, culture, and customs.

You will have the opportunity to see over 400 different kinds of coral, 120-year old clams, over 1500 species of tropical fish, rays, sea turtles and of course – dolphins in your free time. Well, grab your snorkeling gear and start your adventure at the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, the most famous attraction in Queensland! The reef ecosystem spreads over 200 km along the eastern coast and it has over 2900 reefs!

You can choose the town on the East coast from which you want to start exploring the amazing marine life – head to Cairns and choose one of many affordable day trips, go to Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays if you want to sail the reef or visit Townsville and opt for an overnight driving safari for your adventure. There are steady Wi-Fi connections in almost every accommodation that makes this piece of heaven a true heaven on earth for the digital nomads.

If you are looking for something special wait for the whale-watching season and have an unforgettable experience while watching over 2000 Antarctic whales migrate – swim to the warmer waters of Cairns. Maybe if you’re lucky you’ll see the Migaloo and Bahloo – the two white whales!

Reason number 2: living in Brisbane

If you’ve decided on visiting Brisbane and staying for a while you will be glad to hear that the weather will impress you because it has great climate all year round. In less than an hour, you can enjoy your day off on world-class beaches of the amazing Gold Coast, relax in one of the awesome city pubs and restaurants, or enjoy a laid-back day in nature.

The true adventure-seekers should definitely visit the Brisbane’s Story Bridge that offers both an abseil experience and a climb (the only bridge in the world that offer that) where you can take many beautiful photos of the city panorama. Or you can go even higher and visit SkyPoint, Australia’s tallest external building you can climb to.

Use the awesome flatmate finder, rent an apartment and take some time to truly experience the essence of stunning Brisbane. Living in Brisbane has its perks like a stable Wi-Fi connection and many work hubs all around town. Take a break from hard work and experience the adrenaline rush at the Suncorp Stadium while enjoying a game and cheering with the audience, supporting amazing athletes. If you are more of an artistic soul you should head over to the South Bank to explore many museums and galleries. Either way, one thing is certain – you will definitely fall in love with this amazing city!

Reason number 3: finding inspiration Daintree Rainforest

This amazing rainforest stretches over 12 000 km into tropical North Queensland and you will certainly be amazed by its many natural wonders – from dense rainforest to hidden waterfalls all the way to the wonderful sandy beaches and the mesmerizing reef! Take a hiking tour through this stunning place and reconnect with nature that surrounds you. Learn more about native birds, observe ancient trees, experience a whole new, wilder side of life – something so different from the usual working-gym-home lifestyle. Head to the Cape Tribulation if you want day tours if you want to try out kayaking, ocean safaris or explore the dry land.

If you want to explore the essence of Australia’s wildlife – kangaroos, koalas, cassowary’s, crocodiles, opt for a guided walk tour where you can have the first-hand introduction to these amazing species, you will have the chance to feed the animal as well! Visit the Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park and find out interesting facts about these huge granite boulders. Learn all there is about Australia’s rich indigenous culture and history while exploring these locations.

The best part is that with your job you can do all of these things while still working hard and achieving your goals. No more procrastination or putting things off – you can have it all at once, as long as you have a stable Wi-Fi, a motive to be productive, find inspiration in progress and the stunning natural beauty of the land down under!

 

About the Author

Nina is a digital nomad, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast. She’s passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she’s up to you can find her on Twitter.

On Barbaralicious, she also wrote about the best places for digital nomads in Western Australia and the best exotic destinations for digital nomads.

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Best places for digital nomads in Western Australia

Best places for digital nomads in Western Australia

GUEST POST ABOUT THE BEST PLACES FOR DIGITAL NOMADS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA BY NINA SIMMONS

World travelers know all too well that there is more to Australia than Sidney and kangaroos. Although flights are long and expensive, keep in mind that it is a remote, First-world country, or should you be reminded – a continent, well-endowed with metropolises, nature, stunning beaches and unique wildlife. However, Western Australia is a route slightly less traveled and finding the internet access there can be quite of a challenge. Nevertheless, with good planning, it can be a perfect place for anyone who wishes to spend their (non)working hours in great weather and beautiful scenery.

First thing first, Perth

The only metropolis in WA and a dazzling city with a sophisticated mixture of different nationalities, fantastic climate, and friendly people. Perth is a city with 19 beaches, good nightlife, rich culture and what is quite interesting, a great number of self-made millionaires. Most importantly, Perth has a good mobile and internet coverage as well as many coworking spaces, so it is quite easy to stay in touch with clients and to maintain work dynamics. Although remote, Perth is worth of seeing because it offers a somewhat different flavor than the rest of Australian cities.

 

 

Take a break, have some wine

The big downside of visiting Margaret River is the struggle to stay productive. It can be quite challenging when you are in a wine region with tons of great restaurants and fabulous beaches. However, take this break and head to the lovely picturesque region and taste everything, from local wines and beers to cheese and chocolate. There is a variety of cafes and accommodation with Wi-Fi, but if you need to act quickly, know there is free Wi-Fi on the main street in Augusta.

Modern Australian Venice

Mandurah in the Peel region is a lovely coastal town and a cultural center of the region, not far away from Perth. Whether looking for galleries, wine or wild dolphins, Mandurah will meet your standards, then again, maybe not when it comes to the number of free wifi access. You can go crabbing or kayaking, riding on a steam train or you can even hire a fully equipped houseboat. However, make sure if the ‘’fully equipped’’ includes Wi-Fi.

 

 

Walk through the Valley of Giants

A four-hour drive from Perth there is another ultimate Nature Break that will leave you breathless. Walk among treetops of giant red tingle trees that can get high as 40 meters, or roam around their massive tree trunks in the ground. However, these excursions are best when traveling lightly, so make sure to put away your belongings safely. Take advantage of affordable storage in Perth located and explore the region unburdened, without excessive luggage. If you decide to stay, know that there is Wi-Fi in the most of the hotels.

Mingle with Royalty

No need to bow, just have a nice chat with a prince of Hutt River. The previous prince who abdicated in February of 2017 has found a few loopholes in the law and created his own country only to avoid losing part of his farmland. You will have the opportunity to hear some interesting stories and meet charismatic people who don’t have to follow Australian laws nor to pay Australian tax. Since this is not exactly a place to stay, don’t trouble yourself with trying to find internet access. Enjoy your chat and be inspired.

 

 

Watersport heaven

Geraldton, a regional city on Batavia coast, is a great place for surfing, diving, snorkeling or boating. Constant wind and swelling make Geraldton a surfer’s mecca, so it is a location worth of the excursion. Located around 420 km from Perth, it is about five hours drive, or you can take one hour flight. Aside from being a place for fun, you can work from there too, since the City of Greater Geraldton has good coverage and it has provided free public WI-FI in several locations.

Tips on staying connected

Since there are issues regarding mobile and internet coverage in WA (large area and small population), make sure that you stay and work in towns with a bigger population and take short excursions to more remote areas. Plan your work timetable and provide your clients your phone number, just in case. Opt for Telstra as your carrier since it has the best coverage in WA. Use libraries and Internet cafes and try to make the best out of Telecenters. Keep in mind that mobile plans are expensive in Australia, so plan your budget carefully.

Conclusion

Traveling through West is a great possibility to taste slightly different Australia. Although it seems complicated to work while traveling through this vast area, a thorough research and good planning will do the trick. Organizing work and being flexible with travel plans makes digital nomadism possible anywhere.

About the Author

Nina is a digital nomad, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast. She’s passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she’s up to you can find her on twitter

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What Else is Out-there: Travel Australia behind Kangaroos and the Opera House

What Else is Out-there: Travel Australia behind Kangaroos and the Opera House

GUEST POST ABOUT THINGS TO SEE IN AUSTRALIA BY LENA HEMSWORTH

When considering places to travel, apart from our needs, we usually look at the things a place has to offer. So, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has Big Ben, China has the wall and Australia has kangaroos. As a digital nomad, you may not see Australia as a destination of your choice, particularly since it is so far away and secluded. However, Australia has a lot to offer, so visiting it would definitely be worth the trip and here is why.

Uluru – the evidence of the Dreamtime

Uluru, otherwise known as Ayers Rock, is the second largest rock in the world. Even though it is one of Australia’s most famous sights, it still gets fewer tourists during the season than the coastal metropoles do.

Apart from offering a landscape which looks like it belongs on Mars rather than Earth, Uluru is a cradle of Aboriginal culture. This is a sacred place created by their ancestors during the Dreamtime, which is what they now call the creation of the universe. Among many other inspiring stories ancient cultures have to tell, Aboriginals are said to have mastered telepathy. This is fascinating! You can visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park where this beautiful rock formation is located.

There are a lot of tracks available in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, however, the walk around the Uluru base is the most impressive one. Also, it is 10 km long and most of the tourists give up quite quickly which allows you to enjoy the track with others looking for serenity.

Furthermore, not to forget, there are plenty of accommodation facilities in the area, including the nearby town of Yulara, only about 3 km away from the rock. The accommodation varies from serviced rooms to luxurious resorts, and most importantly, they offer a steady Wi-Fi connection and a quiet place to work from.

New Govardhana Hare Krishna Farm

Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia is one of the most beautiful places to live at. This is a beautiful coastal urban area with some of the world’s most pristine beaches. Yet again, it can get crowded leaving you without a nice place to work at and no opportunity to relax.

If you are looking into laying low and blowing off some steam, you are more than welcome to visit New Govardhana Hare Krishna farm in Murwillumbah area in New South Wales, only about one hour away from Gold Coast. Even though Hare Krishna is a religious group and there is a temple on the premises, you are by no means obliged to attend the services. Enjoy the serenity and the nature while working in the vegetable gardens and orchards, or preparing meals and festival decorations.

Since the farm work starts early and ends before the Sun gets high up in the sky, you are left with plenty of time to visit the local river or one of the national parks in the area. The farm can accommodate only about 30 tourists at one time, which means no crowd. Your work may suffer a bit though as there is no Wi-Fi available in the rooms, but only at the temple office, although it is available on request so you can take care of any matters of priority.

Springbrook National park, Queensland

One of the best things about Australia is its variety in every field, particularly nature. Once again, we are taking a break from busy Gold Coast to visit one of the national parks surrounding it.

Springbrook national park is an area covered in Rainforest. It is famous for its springs and waterfalls everywhere, as well as amazing hills and rock formations. The water has created its most famous feature, a natural bridge. There are plenty of walking tracks so booking walking holidays in the area is a friendly piece of advice to those looking for peace and quiet.

After you spend your days in the rainforest surrounded by waterfalls and wildlife, you can retreat to one of its many accommodation facilities offered with the holiday pack. You can use a balcony in the middle of the rainforest as your office for these couple of days.

Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia

The track goes down the coastline from Kalamunda, just outside Perth, to Albany far down on the South coast, that is, some 1000km away. The track is divided into 9 stages, going from one town to another. As this will take you about a month to complete, it is good to know that accommodation is widely available alongside the track so you can find something with the internet access and work away.

Apart from the accommodation, there are plenty of sites to visit on the way and things to learn. Even if you do not decide to turn from the track you will still get to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the cliffs, coastline, beaches, and forests.

All of these are designed to provide an active holiday which will truly allow you to relax, as well as do some work. The more tired your body feels during the day, the better you will sleep at night and get a chance to unwind by digging deeper under the surface of the land down under.

About the Author

Aside from primary area of interest and expertise in blogging, Lena could be tagged also as a passionate traveller, nature and photography enthusiast, always trying to keep up to date with the latest trends in design and architecture. When she is not writing she is spending time with her family.

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