Category: Travel

Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain / Lake St Clair National Park

With a full day of travel and hiking on our agenda, it was an early start at Kirsten’s parent’s place in Devonport, loading up the car with hiking gear and munchies, ready for a big couple of days exploring the Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park.

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Landing in Launceston

Landing in Launceston

Just a quick one to let y’all know Kirsten and I have arrived safely in Launceston, Tasmania after a super fun weekend in Melbourne.

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Tenterfield & Girraween National Park

Tenterfield & Girraween National Park

With a precious long weekend (thanks Queen Lizzie) up our sleeves, Kirsten and I took off early last Saturday morning and headed south of the border, deep into the beautiful “Granite Belt” region of northern NSW.

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1 Day in Paradise – Tropical North Queensland

1 Day in Paradise – Tropical North Queensland

From the crystal clear waters of the pristine “Daintree Rainforest”, the oldest rainforest on the planet, to the vibrant colours of the world famous “Great Barrier Reef”, Tropical North Queensland is undoubtedly one of the most special and exciting places in Australia to visit.

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Canada by Canadians

Canada by Canadians

After recently having the honour and privilege of becoming a Canadian citizen I find myself regularly fielding the question of “Why?” Why go through the hassle, paperwork and expense of getting my hands on a precious Canadian passport?

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A Story for Tomorrow

A Story for Tomorrow

If you haven’t already, take a few minutes out of your day to sit and enjoy “A Story for Tomorrow”, a short travel film released a couple of months ago by talented US videographer Dana Saint.

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Move. Eat. Learn.

Move. Eat. Learn.

Three simple words that encapsulate so many experiences we wanderlust travellers crave when visiting foreign lands.

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Infographic: The Social Travel Revolution

Infographic: The Social Travel Revolution

In this age of social media saturated life, it’s easy to see how social networks such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Gowalla, Foursquare and more are shaping the way we live our lives on a day-to-day basis. Our friends and acquaintances are literally no less than 1m from our bodies almost 24 hours a day, at the ready to tell us about something new, something cool to check out.

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G Adventures South America – Day 21 – Death Road

Day 20 on my wee South American jaunt and it was time today to crank it up a notch and have some fun on an adventure that, when described, sounds like anything but a good idea. In short, I’m talking hurtling down a series of mountain passes on two wheels, on a road that has affectionately come to be known as Bolivia’s “Death Road”.

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