This piece was submitted for the 2019 World Nomads Travel Writers Scholarship. The theme of the story was ‘I didn’t expect to find’ and I decided to write about a recent experience I had in Sri Lanka. … More In Sri Lanka you swerve rather than drive.
I have a favour to ask. I’d like to make a call to action – for all Australians. I have a simple task I urge you to consider. That is, to travel the land down under.
Often we are too quick to fly abroad for our vacations, whether it be; to relax, to indulge or be conversant with a new culture. … More How travel can help bring reconciliation to Australia’s first people.
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
Welcome and get excited, this is the first of eight posts on responsible tourism. What you can expect from the ‘Green Series’ is detailed information on greenwashing, tips to choose a genuine hotel/tour operator or agent, recommended products to use while traveling, how to travel responsibly and some pretty interesting interviews with leading figures in … More What is Greenwashing in Tourism? Green Series Part 1.