Makepeace Travels

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Location: Cairns – QLD, Australia Date: March 24 – March 31, 2017 Millions of people from all over the world descend upon Cairns every year to visit the Great Barrier Reef. Diving the Great Barrier Reef is what many people worldwide have on their bucket lists, myself included. But what I wasn’t expecting, was to […]

Like all kids, when I was younger, grown ups always asked me “What do you want to be when you grow up?” An artist, an astronaut, a teacher. My list was endless and always changing. Depending on the week and sometimes the time of day, I’d want to be a veterinarian or a teacher or […]

Smoking is very prevalent in Melbourne & Sydney. In the US, if you go into a coffee shop and order a coffee, you will receive a black coffee (with cream, milk, sugar, whatever you’d like added to it as well). If you order a coffee in Oz, they will just stare at you, waiting for […]

I haven’t even been back in the states for a week, and I’m already thinking about my next trip. Once the travel bug bites me… its all over! My next adventure is taking me toooo… *drumroll* Southeast Asia! Finally!! Comment below with some places and things I should do. 🙂  Thanks ahead of time! 

I’ve got loads to catch up on about all my adventures in Cairns and on the Great Barrier Reef. I haven’t forgotten about you guys! I’m currently waiting to board my flight to Sydney, where I will overnight and then back to the states.  Keep an eye out over the next few weeks as I […]

Date: March 21-23, 2017 Location: Sydney – NSW, Australia Hi friends! Sorry to have been MIA the last few days. I spent my last few days in Sydney just wandering the city and meeting new people.  I walked down to the Sydney Harbour. I saw the seal of the Sydney Opera House, which to be […]

Date: March 20, 2017 Location: Sydney Harbour Bridge – NSW, Australia Yesterday (March 19) marked 85 years since the opening of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. To celebrate, I climbed to the top!  Construction on the bridge began on July 28, 1923 and the bridge opened on March 19, 1932. Today it remains the world’s […]