Category NSW

Where’s Wallis? Risking life and limb at the Figure 8 Pools, Royal National Park, Sydney

In the last couple of years the Figure 8 Pools in the Royal National Park, 50kms or so south of Sydney, have become somewhat of an ‘Instagram sensation’. What are they? A perfectly formed natural pool that resembles a Figure of 8, set out on a rock shelf by the ocean. The setting for some […]

Where’s Wallis? Top 10 Australian Experiences

I’m now 2 years into my Australian adventures, far longer than I planned to stay, and there are still so many place to explore. Green = visited, Red = to see: Many people’s perception is that Australia is filled with deadly animals and is “only beaches”. Whilst the dangerous beasts are out there, I haven’t encountered […]

Where’s Wallis? Doing an open water diving qualification in Sydney

Diving. From my limited experience I have a love-hate relationship with diving. Whilst I absolutely love the idea of exploring the ocean depths and seeing all the amazing nature, I also hate the idea of not being able to surface whenever I want to. I understand that this is irrational, since you have a whole […]

Where’s Wallis? Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains, Australia

2016 marked my 3rd warm Christmas in a row, after being in California in 2014, New Zealand in 2015 and now Australia in 2016.

Where’s Wallis? Glamping at Paper Bark, Jervis Bay

I can’t think of a better way to spend a birthday than a bit of cycling, cake, friends, bubbles, boardgames, a good dinner and a beautiful cabin in the woods.

Where’s Wallis? Everesting on my bike!

Together Ben and I have raised over $3000 for Cancer Council. You can still donate here.

Where’s Wallis? A trio of triathlon and New South Wales exploring

What a busy couple of months it has been! Since Christmas in New Zealand I’ve been keeping myself out of trouble with: A triathlon training camp in Jindabyne; A debut half-ironman triathlon in Geelong; A beachy weekend at the Central Coast; A team tri at Huskisson; A getaway to Kangaroo Valley; A visit to Wollongong; […]