Maria Island – Tassie’s Best Kept Secret

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nothing beats a break from busy life than an escape to nature.  I had often talked about doing a multi day walk and after years of coming up with excuses I just went ahead and booked one.  Maria Island’s 4 day/3 night walk ticked all the boxes as it was over a long weekend, only…

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To The End of The Earth in Your Own Backyard

Thursday, May 21, 2020

With nothing between the Three Capes Track and Antarctica, you feel as though you are at the edge of the world. The Southernmost points of both the African and South American continents are equally as breathtaking but the Three Capes Walk boasts a range of truly ‘Aussie’ rugged terrain and feels like nowhere else on…

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Live From Aus

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Eager to plan an Australian holiday but want a taster before you settle on a destination? Tune in this weekend as Tourism Australia brings us a whole program of live virtual experiences from around the country all weekend.

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Breathtaking Virtual Expeditions In Earth’s Wildest Destinations

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Ready for an adventure? Join one of National Geographic Lindblad Expeditions expert naturalists as they show you some of planet Earth’s most brilliant wildlife in a series of virtual expeditions. Want to receive more amazing virtual experiences straight to your inbox? Click subscribe and share this with your friends and family.

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Iconic Machu Picchu

Thursday, October 10, 2019

This was a ‘life list’ trip for me and one I had never thought I’d get to at this time in my life.  To say I was blown away by Peru in general is an understatement.  It is simply beautiful no matter where you look.  Surrounded by the Andes, green rolling hills, quaint brooks and…

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Samburu – The Home of The Special Six

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Africa is well known for the ‘Big Five’ but Samburu has its own ‘Special Six’ which are only found in the Northern Hemisphere. They are the Grevy’s zebra, the Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, the long-necked gerenuk, Guenther’s dik dik and the beisa oryx.  We were lucky enough to see 4 of the 6 just on…

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Daring Devil’s Pool

Friday, September 13, 2019

Victoria Falls is renowned for some high adrenalin activities. One such activity is to visit Livingstone Island and swim in Devil’s Pool. I was transferred from the hotel, over the border into Zambia to the historic and luxurious Royal Livingstone Hotel on the Zambezi River, where I met the guides. From here, I boarded a…

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Elephant Encounter

Friday, September 13, 2019

After spending some time in South Africa, seeing many of the animals from a distance, it was time to get up close and personal. We were transferred from our accommodation at the Victoria Falls Safari Suites to the elephant sanctuary which is run by local company Wild Horizons. Upon arrival, we were briefed on the…

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Antarctica

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Remote. Untrammeled. Spectacular. An Antarctica expedition cruise is one of the most exhilarating adventures on Earth. There are many reasons for a trip to Antarctica. See scores of penguins and whales, an entire museum of colossal and magical ice forms defying description, and discover the dashing history of the Heroic Age of Exploration. The number…

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Unforgettable Alaska

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hear the thunderous crack of calving glaciers. Sail alongside pods of orca; see breaching humpbacks and foraging brown bears. Hike verdant old-growth rain forests and kayak peaceful coastlines. Alaska is renowned for its iconic wildlife—whales, bears, and eagles. You’re certain to see them, but you’ll also discover much more. Strange and beautiful undersea creatures. Pods…

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