A question I often get asked is “Where was the best place you’ve visited”. Now there’s no easy answer to that because I firmly believe there is something special and unique about every place on the planet! What I tend to say is “My top travel experience so far was my gorilla trek”. Most people READ MORE
Whilst Halloween is not traditionally celebrated in Australia, it has definitely grown in popularity in recent years. Let’s face it, we all love an excuse to dress up! Although we have fun with our own celebrations, a lot of us dream of going all out like we see on the movies. So here are my READ MORE
An absolute highlight in Germany’s Bavaria region. Zugspitze is a must visit.
There are a multitude of reasons to visit Cairns but here are my top 5.
A review of Bill Bryson’s “Down Under”. A funny, factual and entertaining look at Australia and all it’s unique quirks.
Solo travel can be defined slightly differently depending on who you are talking to. Me? I think of it as when you are travelling without a friend/partner/relative/acquaintance with you. When you find yourself somewhere unknown to you with nobody that knows you in your day to day life. My first foray into solo travel was READ MORE
I recently discovered a hidden gem in Palm Cove – the beautiful Mango Lagoon Resort and Wellness Spa. Check out why you should stay here.
In the 2 years I lived in Western Australia, I did not take enough advantage of Margaret River being only a 3 hour drive away – probably because I had a very young child at the time but when I did get down there, it was amazing and I wished I had been sooner! So READ MORE
Here’s the things to look out for when choosing a tour company and specific tour that you might not already have considered. This can also be useful if you are comparing the idea of travelling independently or choosing a tour.
2020 has given us a year to appreciate what we had before our travels were put on hold. It’s also given us time to reflect on the way our travel affects the planet and what changes we can make to our own travels to create a positive impact.
Here are a few ways you can travel in a more responsible way when the world reopens:
The Arrow Walks One of the best things about living in Cairns is that the tropical rainforest is right on our doorstep. This is the first of a series of blogs detailing some of the magnificent free walks we have accessible to the public that you should definitely check out when you come to visit READ MORE
I highly recommend checking out this area as it often gets neglected on a Tasmanian holiday but if you don’t go, you are definitely missing out.
The story follows a young shepherd from Andalusia (that’s the Southernmost region of Spain including Gibraltar on the tip that almost touches Morocco). Like most travellers, he spends most of his youth dreaming of seeing the world but finds himself faced with a decision – buy more sheep, become a man and settle down or risk it all and follow his dreams.
I know the idea of a family camping trip is built into the DNA of Australians (a lot of other nations too) but at the risk of being a Debbie Downer, I take the somewhat controversial stance that New Zealand is not the destination to fulfill the fantasies of a happy family motorhome holiday. Before you go booking that motorhome for your family of 5, I want you to consider a few things…
Here are a seven questions to ask yourself that might just help you narrow down your options…
Unfortunately, when it comes to planning a New Zealand road trip holiday, poor Dunedin often gets dropped off the itinerary as it is a little tucked away and people usually don’t allow enough time.
Here are my top 5 reasons why you should include it…
The story of a young woman who finds herself emotionally lost after the death of her beloved mother and with no idea how to carry on living her life, she stumbles upon a book about the Pacific Crest Trail that runs from Mexico to Canada along the west coast of the USA and decides to undertake an epic 1100 mile (1770 Km) journey.