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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Getting Up Close and Personal With Galapagos Wildlife

Monday, October 21, 2019

I was scrambling to finish reading On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection – a book that most will have read or at least heard of – as I packed for the Galapagos Islands trying to imagine what these bizarre and significant islands would be like. We boarded a flight in Quito,…

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Thimpu Tsechu – Celebrating Buddhism In Bhutan With Colour, Dance and Adoration

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

If you’re ever planning a trip to Bhutan you will soon start to hear a lot of information surrounding the many different Tsechus, or festivals held throughout Bhutan.  These are annual festivals and each district of Bhutan hold their own at a different time of the year, celebrating the history of Buddhism in Bhutan.  This…

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Tigers Nest And Tea With A Monk

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A few hours after starting our trek early in the morning, we have reached the truly incredible Tigers Nest Monastery.  Trying to stop ourselves from taking a photo from every angle and every step, we wander through the monastery with our guide, learning about the importance of the history of this monument. Around a quiet corner…

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The Luck of the Northern Lights

Thursday, December 20, 2018

  With nothing but mountain cliffs and waterfalls behind us and ocean front ahead, our converted farm stay at Vogur Country Lodge was another reminder of the remoteness of this incredible country we were lucky enough to be circling.  As with many places in Iceland, accommodations offer a northern lights wakeup call service for their…

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Sri Lanka: Luxury Uncovered!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Sri Lanka blends the best elements of post-colonial luxury with a rich, vibrant culture. Its pristine beaches and jungle-clad hills also hide some of the most luxurious getaways out there, as our travel designer Chelsea discovered on her first trip to the country. And the history? Well… The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has…

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Viceroy Bali

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

If your impression of Bali is traffic jams, cheap souvenirs and overcrowded tourist areas, then let us give you an insight into the real beauty of the island. Ubud and its neighboring areas offer some beautiful experiences to transform you from your busy day-to-day, to total relaxation and cultural emersion. From the cascading rice terraces,…

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Ushuaia, The End of the World

Friday, February 2, 2018

The very name Ushuaia conjurers up ideas of far away places and the “fin del mundo” or “end of the world” certainly didn’t disappoint. Its geographical isolation makes its charm feel all the more impressive. Here below watchful snowy peaks we looked out down the magnificent Beagle Channel towards the Antarctic wilderness. Our journey across…

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Myanmar

Sunday, January 21, 2018

It was with both trepidation and excitement that the plane dropped through the haze and we saw our first glimpse of Myanmar beneath us. With our prior understandings of Myanmar’s hardships and governmental problems, we were eager to make up our own minds about this obscure nation, relatively untouched by the boom of modern tourism….

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