Category: Tips n Tricks

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I QUIT MY JOB AND LANDED IN AUSTRALIA

The date forever etched in my mind 23rd August 2017, I was working for a PR Agency in London, dreaming of hot summer days and white sandy beaches. I searched google for the whitest sand in the World and the result Jervis Bay, Australia. Let’s be honest I had no f**king idea where Jervis Bay was but the image of blue skies, waves and oceans was enough.  I had dinner…

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8 Reasons why Byron Bay locals love WINTER!

Best known for its blistering hot summer days, we asked the locals what time of year they loved the most.  It was an overwhelming response, the majority of locals we spoke to said they LOVE WINTER! Here’s why… FEWER PEOPLE Holidaymakers tend to all arrive in Byron for the warm summer weather. Fewer people in winter means more time riding rolling waves at the Pass. Byron comes into its own…

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Travel with purpose – Mojocares

Travel connects people, destinations & experiences. We’re all looking for deeply enriching experiences that delves deep into the DNA of the communities to which we travel, and hope to leave a hint of goodness in our footsteps as we leave.  In 2018, Mojo recognised the growing desire of our travel community wanting to do more good when they travelled.  “We’d go surfing in Bali and plastic pollution is a visible…

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Tips & inspo from plastic-free eco-warriors

Tips & inspo from our favourite plastic-free eco-warriors & warrioresses! Two of the biggest culprits when it comes to the negative environmental impact in the travel industry are aeroplanes and cruise ships. According to the David Suzuki Foundation, the aviation industry “accounts for four to nine per-cent of the total climate change impact of human activity”. Air travel contributes approximately 2 percent of the world’s greenhouse emissions. When you consider…

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Finding a surfboard in Byron Bay on a budget

So you love surfing and want to buy a board, but something brand new may be a little out of your price range. Don’t fear, Byron Bay is a surf town and has many options for the surfboard hunter on a budget. Have a look at some options below to secure your very own sweet ride. Gumtree - www.gumtree.com.au Gumtree is great for local items for sale online. You can…

Backpacking in Australia

Places to visit You made it to Australia! Now the adventure starts and with so many beautiful places it is a hard task to decide which to visit. The most popular thing to do is a trip up or down the East Coast (Cairns - Melbourne), we made a list of some of the best places to visit along the way. Cairns A popular destination for backpackers and known for…

Top 10 things to do in Brisbane

Brisbane The capital of Australia’s sunshine state, built next to the Brisbane river. It’s modern, vibrant, arty and has a tropical climate. Here is our Brisbane top 10! Free Brisbane Ferry Hop on and off the Brisbane free ferry! a cheap and scenic way to explore the city. Gold Coast Hinterland 30 minutes outside of Brisbane is the Gold Coast Hinterland and World Heritage Listed national parks such as Tamborine…

Top 10 things to do in Byron Bay

Byron Bay Known for its hippies and surfer dudes, Byron is a small trendy town situated on the most easterly point of Australia! Go Surfing and live the dream Where better to learn to surf than on Australia's most easterly beaches. Take a lesson with the hot instructors here at Mojo, or stay at our surf camp in the Arts Factory. Yeew! Walk to the Byron Bay lighthouse Byron is…

Top 10 things to do in Sydney

  Sydney One of the worlds most iconic cities, you get the sense that around every corner in Sydney there are lively bars, stylish restuarants and famous landmarks all infringed by beautiful golden sands. Here is our list of top 10 things to do! See the Sydney Opera House and harbour bridge Take the underground to Cicular Quay, the place where the swirling pacific meets the city and Sydney opera…

Top 10 things to do in The Gold Coast

Gold Coast The Gold coast is best known for its theme parks, beaches and rainforests. But Queenslands second-biggest-city has way more to offer and is a great place to spend a holiday. Here is some inspiration! Explore the beaches Bring your surfboard and head to Palm Beach, Kirra, Main Beach or Mermaid Beach. We also recommend you visit Surfers Paradise, a tourist hub and beachside suburb! Visit the national parks A…

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