Bondi Beach, Sydney

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 …

Pub Crawl Brisbane, Australia

Pub Crawl Brisbane – (With Video & Map)

Tommo Booze, maps, Video Blogs

Greetings drinkers! Why pub crawl Brisbane? When we first moved here we weren’t convinced that this was really a city of exciting pubs… Happily, Brisbane has changed. There are a few mainstays that have been around forever, the real excitement though is in the burgeoning craft beer scene which has only very recently exploded all over the city. On this crawl we visit a spectrum of options, 9 top pubs and some honourable …

things to do in brisbane australia

10 Fun (but super cheap) things to do in Brisbane!

Tommo Food, Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER (FFAF). Thats right, nothing on this list costs more than $5 per person. After over a year living in Brisbane we have searched out fun on a budget, and these are our top 10 favourite things for first time visitors with no money.   1. SCENERY: Brisbane River Cruise – Without the tourist price tag.   Why pay $50 or more for a river cruise when you …

Row of vines at Mclaren Vale

Barossa Valley vs Mclaren Vale: Two Wine Regions Seen Two Different Ways (With Video)

Tommo Booze, Fun, Video Blogs

Wine. Its the reason for a grape’s existence; the hope that it will one day grow and end up being squished into delicious oblivion. Actually, its one of the reasons modern society exists as it does: The amount of ancient trade routes that led to cultural interactions, sharing of technology etc. in part due to cultures that couldn’t grow good wine wanting a piece of the Mediterranean action… and also because drunk …

Cycling around the Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley Wineries: Drunky Cycling During a Heat Wave (With Video)

Megsy Booze, Fun, Video Blogs

  We had the perfect plan, travel to the Barossa Valley wine region in South Australia, stay in budget accommodation and get around using the cheapest possible methods: busses, trains and bicycles. This was so we could save on the overall trip and spend more on wine……little did we know mother nature had a little something up her sleeve to disrupt our plans! Watch our adventure below and learn about …

Trees at Ayers Rock with a bleak sky

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 …

Top 10 Things to do in Sydney – our guide (with video): Malaysia Festival, Jet boat on sydney harbour and more!

Tommo Fun, Video Blogs

We finally get to visit Australia’s most iconic city. You’ve seen the tourist photos: Harbour Bridge & Opera House, but Sydney has A LOT more to offer than just two landmarks. We briefly do the tourist thing and then quickly head out to explore this fantastic international city of culture. Watch the webisode and read the details on our adventure in Sydney below as well as our top 10! For …

Momo Brasserie: Pastrami New York Style Sandwich

Momo Brasserie, Sydney (Restaurant Review with Video)

Tommo Food, Video Blogs

Its sandwiches, awesome posh sandwiches! If you want to sit down and eat gourmet sandwiches in Sydney CBD then Momo Brasserie is the place. Not only is the menu extensively filled with mouthwatering classics as well as some unique and inspiring choices but the service is excellent too! Subway is cheap and tasty, and don’t get me wrong as a Five Dollar Traveller you should probably opt for eating fast food on …

Brisbane Zombie Walk 2012

How to get attacked by Zombies in Brisbane

Megsy Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER. I walk through Victoria Park, Brisbane on a beautiful sunny October day when suddenly in the distance I spot something, something that isn’t right, something that leaves me with a strange feeling ….and its coming straight towards me. Stuck to the spot I am unable to move my feet and run, all I can do is stare in horror as I am swarmed by thousands of …

Meat on a stick at Crazy wings!

Crazy Wings, Chinatown, Sydney (Restaurant Review with Video)

Tommo Food, Video Blogs

We set out to Chinatown with an ideal, for dinner we wanted to eat everything “on a stick”. In many parts of China it is quite normal for a large amount of street food to be served BBQ’d on a stick. Crazy Wings in Sydney upholds this tradition and was a lucky find whilst walking around – plus its BYO. So a cheap night of Meat on a stick with …

pub crawl Sydney: 4 Pines Brewery, manly.

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 …

Fishmongers basket at Fishmongers restaurant in Manly

Fishmongers, Fish and chips in Manly, Sydney. (Restaurant Review with Video)

Tommo Food, Video Blogs

This is not your traditional Fish & Chips. Fishmongers offers a menu of deep fried aquatic treats that differs from your regular street side fryer. We enjoy tempura prawns and veggies along with the slightly more classic fishermans basket including battered fish and Calamari. Take awesome fresh ingredients and deep fry them… how can you go wrong? Well, fortunately Fishmongers do not go too far wrong. The Fish was light, …