I adore escaping Sydney from time to time. Our reasons for wanting to escape consisted of: needing to eat consistently good food and even better wine, we craved the peace of not being within a five kilometer radius of a construction site and now this – an abundance of free parking spaces – a sight we didn’t think we’d enjoy so much. … More How to nail a weekend away, in Melbourne
Let me start by saying – if you love the snow, you honestly need to go to Japan. This post is a little behind (about eleven months in all honesty). After publishing my post 48 hours in Tokyo I’ve been wanting to share the little hidden gem that is Nozawa Onsen. Most travelers on the pow hunt will head to Niseko, Hokkaido or Hakuba. Allow me to tell you, this off the beaten ski resort is an all round gem. … More Skiing in Nozawa Onsen, Japan
Instead of cursing countries who aren’t doing the right thing, we should get behind and support the ones that do! I’ve hand selected 16 for your 2019 travels. … More 16 Countries Who’ve Banned The Bag.
I well aware this is no new phenomenon but for me carry-on travel never looked and sounded so alluring. I attempted to travel with solely carry on luggage during my recent trip to Sri Lanka.
I’m a little nervous to tell you, for me it was a huge failure. … More How to Travel Like a Minimalist. Green Series Part 7.
After a busy five days through the center of Sri Lanka, living the slow life was beyond alluring, but if you’re in need of adventure or thrill seeking every so often the south west coast of Sri Lanka is a must for you. Even more so if you’re up for surfing a wave! … More Surfing in Sri Lanka, taking it slow in the south of paradise.
The Bear Minimum is a rad single-use plastic awareness group here in Banff helping both the community and businesses consider their plastic consumption by looking at ways alternatives can be used in our daily lives! … More How to use the Bear Minimum with Emma Murrell-Orgill, an interview.
So you want to make better decisions while you travel? Deciding what to bring with you on your holidays will determine your impact on the planet before you’ve even arrived at your destination. I’ve compiled a list of packing hacks just for you! … More Packing hacks for an ethical traveler. Green Series Part 5.
We arrived at Kalpitiya via a dusty road, with bump’s and sharp turns a plenty. On arrival; time stopped, relaxation demanded and a wave of peace washed in with the tide. Time to learn to kite surf! … More Learning to Kite Surf, Sri Lanka
At two in the morning I am jolted to life by a clanging alarm clock, as it buzzed enthusiastically beside me. The smell from our slightly damp guesthouse reminds me I’m nowhere familiar and I open my eyes to allow reality to land. Night hiking is something I will only exclusively do if the sunrise … More Hiking Adams Peak, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been on my bucket list for years, but for some reason it always had been pushed to the wayside. And now, after having spent just two weeks there, I’m telling you, you need to visit Sri Lanka. Having been conquered by the Portuguese, Dutch and English the architecture, cuisine and culture is … More Top 5 things to do in Sri Lanka