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15 Reasons To Add SE Queensland To Your Australia Itinerary

Tommo Photo Inspiration

Incredible beaches, unique cuisine and the opportunity to 4WD and go sandboarding on an island with no roads? That’s South East Queensland. But whenever we speak to international tourists who visited Australia, we ask the same question: “Did you visit Brisbane?” (Queensland’s capital) The resounding answer: “No”. Most people fly from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef and skip Brisbane and South East Queensland entirely. But having lived and explored …

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Craft Beer Gold Coast: Burleigh Brewing Brewery Tour

Tommo Booze, Food & Drink Tours

Craft Beer Gold Coast: The scene is finally getting established! Beer lovers can sidestep the ever present XXXX and Tooheys lager, that dominates most generic Aussie pubs, and enjoy a quality craft beer instead. That said, it’s still not quite as prevalent around Gold Coast bars as beer fans would like. So the best solution is to go to the source… We prepared to taste 6+ craft beers surrounded by …

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First time home buyers say no to debt, travel forever instead

Tommo Travel Freedom Podcast

In 2012, 6 months into saving $35,000 for a mortgage deposit in Brisbane, Australia, Tommo (a wedding singer) & Megsy (a travel agent), decided to take control of their future, rather than handing their lives over to the banks. With ongoing uncertainty in the housing market, Tommo & Megsy chose travel freedom, with a minimalist, online-income based lifestyle. They became the 5 Dollar Travellers. Their mission, to find value for money …

House Sitters Available: Friendly, responsible, non-smoking, pet loving couple

Do you need a trustworthy couple to look after your home & pets? You are in luck. Hello! We are Meg and Tom, a happy couple in our thirties. As responsible, non-smoking, full-time housesitters we’ll ensure your pets get the love they deserve and your home, pool & garden are cared for as if they were our own.   Our Story We are friendly couple who love meeting new people …

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The best of Australia: 2 years living and working down under

Tommo Photo Inspiration

PHOTO BLOG. Living somewhere gives you a completely different perspective than visiting for a few days. Australia has stunning scenery, especially beaches, but it also has a whole lot of nothing! A whistle stop tour of the sights doesn’t let you appreciate just how much outback there is, an endless untamed wilderness. in between the many hours of driving, passing the same old landscape, when you do finally arrive at points …

90 Easy Ways to Spend less and Save MORE Money to Travel

Tommo Travel Tips

In 9 months we saved enough money to travel, on a budget, for at least the next 2 years! We didn’t have a 6 figure income, we didn’t have lots of assets to sell, but what we did have was motivation, willingness to make changes in how we live and a little bit of creativity. The best thing is we didn’t have to live in poverty to achieve this, and nor do YOU. In …

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Ayers Rock (Uluru) on the cheap – Budget Accommodation (Campground), food and information (With Video)

Tommo Fun, Travel Tips, Video Blogs

We head out to Ayers Rock in search of the best way to see the Australian Icon on a budget. Staying at the campground and eating from the supermarket we see Uluru the cheapest way we can! Uluru is one of the most famous landscapes in the world and any trip to Australia is not complete without a visit… but it is a little pricey due to its location, in …

Tommo and Megsy Food Fun Travel. Food and travel blog, food and travel podcast

About Us – Food Fun Travel

We are Tommo & Megsy two roaming food and travel photographers & writers with an insatiable passion for seeking out culinary deliciousness.

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Sydney Pub Crawl: Manly to The Rocks (With Video)

Tommo Booze, Video Blogs

Beer? Yes please! Sydney boasts an excellent selection of pubs, particularly in The Rocks, which is the historic centre of the city. With so many to try we are left with only one option: Pub Crawl!!! A cloudy day had turned to a beautifully sunny afternoon and this seemed like the perfect time to enjoy the alcohol related delights that Sydney has to offer.   After a nice afternoon in …

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TIPS – Ideas for eating cheaply in western countries whilst travelling

Tommo Food, Travel Tips

Food can be expensive, especially if you are eating out all the time whilst travelling. However there are alternatives and tips for saving money that you might not have thought of! If you are a first time backpacker, your previous experience of eating abroad may be in hotels, restaurants, and fast food from McDonalds, Subway or KFC… When travelling you probably don’t want to be stuck only eating international brands, …