Chasing A Whale

The catamaran sped away from Kaikoura through the surf, rolling over the waves at breakneck speed. We had to sit inside whilst moving for safety reasons and I can’t say I was feeling too rosy. Thankfully whenever the vessel came to a stop we were able to go back outside on to the deck. The … More Chasing A Whale

Life’s A Beach

*This is a guest post written by the multi-talented Kneale Brown* Travelling as a Brit is a queer thing. That season-less feeling of summer merely because the sun has got his hat on. Even the most strawberry blonde of us are overdosing on Vitamin D. Reaching into 20 months of solid travel with the large … More Life’s A Beach

Travel Bite: Motu-hopping in the South Pacific

Travel Bites are short guides designed to inform, entertain and whet your wanderlust appetite in less than five minutes. Aitutaki, in the southern group of the Cook Islands, is a popular travel destination for one major reason: the lagoon. Island-hopping among the ‘motu’, or small islets, is the number one tourist activity here. The group … More Travel Bite: Motu-hopping in the South Pacific

Cruising Milford Sound

“Milford is a wild, romantic looking place, abounding in high mountains and intermediate deep valleys.” Milford Sound as described by the sealer John Boultbee in 1826. This is one of the iconic New Zealand experiences. Milford Sound is peaceful, picturesque (weather permitting) and teeming with wildlife. A cruise on the sound will set you back … More Cruising Milford Sound

The Red Centre: Driving Australia’s Outback

THE ROUTE: Melbourne – Adelaide – Flinders Ranges – Coober Pedy – Alice Springs – Kings Canyon – Uluru – Coober Pedy – Adelaide – Melbourne. DISTANCE TRAVELLED: Approximately 6,200 kilometres.  WILDLIFE SPOTTED: Kangaroos, wallabies, emus, camels, one wedge-tailed eagle, falcons, bush-tailed possums, galahs, cockatoos, cockatiels, lizards and snakes. A plethora of flies.  WHAT IT … More The Red Centre: Driving Australia’s Outback