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
This post is all about defining what responsible tourism is! How can we be more responsible when we travel? … More What is Responsible Tourism? Green Series Part 4.
One of my favourite things about Australia has to be it’s expansive acreage. And for urban travelers and rugged explorers alike the reassuring quality about our footage, is that there is always somewhere to go for nice weather, no matter the month. From May – September most travelers based in Sydney and below (longitude-ly speaking) … More Top 5 things to do in Alice Springs, Australia
Looking out the window at 24,000ft from Sydney to Alice Springs invokes a feeling of uncertainty. Somewhat like transcending via time lapse from city to desert. The view forces you to intrinsically stop and appreciate the landscape. The vibrancy of the harsh and arid landscape is breathtaking. The contrast from urban sprawl to dry mantis … More Trekking the Larapinta Trail, Australia
Kia Ora! Easter this year meant spending time over the ‘ditch’ in New Zealand. I can now say after spending a measly five nights and four days in Kiwi-land: I bloody love New Zealand. *Segue Alert* It’s been an exciting few weeks and I’m thrilled to share my freshly published article for 1million women which … More Top 5 surf breaks in Auckland, New Zealand
It’s that time of year again where I beg you to indulge me in harping on about my birthday tradition. It’s clear and simple: Every February, visit a new place in Australia. The distance traveled and the time spent away bare no guideline but the motivation behind it stemmed from years of meeting people worldwide … More Top 5 things to do in Esperance, Australia
Why hello dear reader, it is with great pleasure I found a moment to get back in the saddle and detail my last international trip: Japan! With all honesty I hadn’t really put Japan that high on my bucket list due to a lifelong antipathy towards cold weather and the assurance that personal space was … More Top 5 things to do in Tokyo (in 48 hours)
After a fairly exhausting (emotionally, mentally, physically – all the good stuff) arrival into Santiago de Compostela I was apprehensive to linger. And truly it was an apprehension built on fear – fear of stopping, fear of letting go, the fear of ending – compelling me to continue. I had four days up my sleeve … More The Camino Fisterra & Muxia – A Recap
May I state with gusto, it was good to get back on the horse (so to speak) and trek with confidence again. My trek last week fell somewhat short of expectations. Irrational or maybe somewhat rational fear kicked in as I trekked solo alongside the Hawkesbury River on the worst trek ever. This week, my … More Trekking the Six-Foot Track, Australia
If you thought this was going to be some sort of click-bait type title to get you to read all about my most joyful experiences trekking throughout Australia, you would be wrong. Not even close. This week, week three of gardening leave I decided I needed a lighter walk and opted for the easiest and … More The Worst Trek Ever.