Experiences

Our Top 10 Snorkelling Spots in the Hawaiian Islands

You might think that Hawaii is all about lying on the beach, surfing and enjoying the spectacular scenery. But some of the best things to explore in Hawaii are found under water. Beneath the stunning blue sea is a world of tropical fish, colourful coral reefs, friendly green sea turtles, rays, dolphins and many other […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Sydney in Winter

We can’t lie, our favourite time to visit Sydney has always been in summer when we can enjoy Sydney’s beautiful beaches and spend a lot of time outdoors. Sydney is so pretty in summer. But visiting in winter is not exactly a bad thing, it does have some advantages such as fewer crowds and lower […]

5 Great Hikes to Do on Kauai

If you love hiking, you will love spending some time on Kauai. Home to some of the most spectacular trails in Hawaii, Kauai is a hiker’s paradise. You won’t have any trouble finding a hike to match your particular level of fitness or experience. Whether you prefer a coastal stroll, wandering through a rainforest, hiking down […]

Three Ways to Experience the Nā Pali Coast

If you are heading to Kauai, there is one part of the island that is absolutely worth heading to, the Nā Pali Coast. The Nā Pali Coast extends from Ke’e Beach on the North Shore to Polihale State Park on the West side of the island. If you visit Kauai you can’t leave without exploring […]

Where to Find Sea Turtles on the Big Island

If you’ve read some of our previous posts, you’ll realise that I have a rather large addiction to sea turtles. It’s a weird addiction to have I must admit. Of course, it’s not my only one, travel and chillies are two more; but don’t worry, in this post I’m only going to talk about sea […]

Our Lava Ocean Tour: An experience of a lifetime

If you’ve made it to the Big Island, or if you’re planning a trip there, it’s highly likely that the main reason for your visit is to check out the Kilauea volcano. Who wouldn’t put watching lava flowing from an active volcano onto their bucket list? Of course, nature is unpredictable and although the lava […]

Our Three-Hour Tasman Island Wilderness Cruise

During our stay on the Tasman Peninsula, we spent a morning taking the Pennicott Wilderness Journey’s three-hour, award-winning adventure cruise which leaves from Port Arthur. A few years back, we took their Bruny Island cruise and had a great time taking in some spectacular scenery and a wealth of wildlife. We still have very fond […]

Hiking Hartz Peak in the Hartz Mountain National Park

On a warm Tasmanian summer day, we headed out to the Hartz Mountain National Park with our friends. The park is located in South East Tasmania, eighty kilometres South of Hobart. It offers many nice walks but the one we really wanted to tackle was the Hartz Peak hike. The Hartz Peak hike is 3.7 […]

Hiking Cape Hauy: A Great Tasmanian Hike

Cape Hauy is located on the Tasman Peninsula, just over an hours drive from Hobart. It is the last cape on the “Three Capes Track”, one of Tasmania’s newest walking tracks. If you don’t have time to hike the whole of the Three Capes Track (which takes four days), hiking Cape Hauy is a great […]

5 Reasons You Should Visit Heron Island

Living in Australia we are fortunate to be so close to one of the world’s eight natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef. But because like many we travel more overseas that we do in our own country, it had been many years since our latest visit to the reef; fourteen years in my case. We […]

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