The stories below from our team include accounts of our own travel experiences, our travel tips, our recommendations, and our guides to destinations, all to inspire you for your next journey…

 

 

Page, Arizona – From Horseshoe Bend to Antelope Canyon

After visiting Monument Valley we drove to the town of Page, a gateway to both incredible landmarks and adventure sports. we crossed back and forth between the states of Arizona and Utah before we reached the town sitting alongside Lake Powell. We booked a tour of Antelope Canyon for 1pm, which provided perfect lighting in…

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Monument Valley Exploring

We began our journey early in the morning, excited to be leaving the craziness of Vegas for small town USA. Our drive took 6 hours but as the road stretched out before us the scenery really grew more and more beautiful. Within a few hours the fields were covered with snow as we drove towards…

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24 Hours in West Hollywood

I’d visited LA before but always stayed in Santa Monica, the beach-side area popular with Aussies wanting to be by the water before flying home from their American adventures. This time round I wanted to try another area and decided on West Hollywood for a more local LA feel, recommended to me by friends who…

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California Dreaming

My stay at the gorgeous Parker Hotel made my time in Palm Springs. Originally built in the 1950’s and owned by Gene Autry, who planned to house his newly acquired baseball team, the California Angels. Most recently designed by Jonathan Adler the whole interior is stunning, everywhere you look is photo worthy. The lobby area…

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A Hopeful Day in Soweto

While staying with friends in Pretoria, we took the opportunity to take a small group tour to the well-known township of Soweto. Our tour guide, Sunny, picked our group up from Sandton Train Station.  He is a local that had lived in the township all his life – so we were in good hands. Upon…

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A Solemn Visit to Robben Island

On my first full day in Cape Town, after a long flight from Melbourne via Hong Kong.  I planned to visit Robben Island.  Famous for its historic prison, it was just a 45 minute boat ride from the beautiful V&A Waterfront.  I was concerned about the weather as it can be a little unpredictable and…

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Chilling Out In Chiloé

I’ve been to Chile a few times now, but nothing ever surpasses that amazing feeling of flying in across the Andes mountain range. It’s stunning and you just know that what you are going to experience in Chile will be special. I’d never even heard of Chiloé Island prior to this trip.  No bucket list…

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Daring Devil’s Pool

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

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

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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