Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

 Overview: New Zealand is all about the great outdoors! It’s a hiker’s paradise that includes turquoise rivers, swinging suspension bridges, and majestic mountain views. And just north of Wanaka, on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, I enjoyed the most scenic hike of my life…all the way up, up, up to the stunning …

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Stewart Island Hiking Guide

 Overview: Stewart Island (also known by its Māori name Rakiura) is located at the southernmost point of New Zealand. This is one bushy island. Like, seriously COVERED in bush. It is a bushwalkers paradise. It is home to several hiking trails: the Rakiura Track (3 days), North West Circuit (9-11 days), and Southern Circuit (6 …

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What to see in Western Australia: Top tips

What to do and where to go when visiting Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia can be rather daunting. Most people begin their visit in Perth but after that where is there to go? Well, luckily I came across this perfect blog from top blogger Becki on her site Borders of Adventure. This blog lists the top places to see and what to do when you’re there, …

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25 INCREDIBLE Things to do in Samoa

Amazing things to do in Samoa

  Submitted by: Vicki Garside   From: MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Samoa is much more than an idyllic island paradise and there is plenty to keep you occupied during your visit. From beach hopping to waterfall chasing; jungle hikes to history lessons. Read our guide to the BEST things to do in …

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Weekend Getaways from Sydney: Mudgee

Mudgee, located in New South Wales, is a regional food and wine hotspot. With 19th century country charm, farm to table dining and plenty of boutique wineries its a perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Check out my post; Weekend Getaways from Sydney: Mudgee

What to Do in Sydney in 48 Hours

What to see in Sydney in 48 hours

Sydney is simply amazing; it seamlessly blends urban culture with some jaw-dropping scenery that would be at home in any coastal national park. Throw in iconic travel highlights such as the Opera House and Bondi Beach, you have everything you need for a fantastic experience. However, like many people visiting Sydney, I didn’t have as much time …

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Excellent experience for climate change effects – Tasman Glacier

The Tasman Glacier is the largest glacier in New Zealand by far. Currently, the glacier is 23.5 km(14.6 miles) long, 4 km (2.5 miles) wide and lies entirely within the borders of Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park. It covers 101 square km(39sq miles) and is around 600m (2000 feet) thick at it’s maximum depth. …

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Indoor Activities in Christchurch for a Rainy Day

Christchurch is a beautiful city to get outside, enjoy the parks, or even take a Quik trip to the coast. But what about when it is raining? If you are in the city on New Zealand’s South Island and the forecast is not good, fear not. Post from: Christchurch Uncovered Read the full blog: Indoor …

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Visiting Rottnest Island, the complete lowdown

Visiting quokkas on Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island, or Rotto to the locals, is a small island off the coast of Western Australia. With a permanent population of around 100 people, the island is only a little over 7 square miles in size but attracts around 500,000 visitors each year. If you are visiting Perth then taking a day to explore …

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Adelaide to Uluru Road Trip with Kids

 Overview: We spent weeks driving from Adelaide to Uluru, stopping at all of the outback Australian towns and sights along the way. It is an iconic Aussie road trip which was fun and educational, with ancient history and unique places to explore. I’ve listed all of our favourite things to see and discussed our mistakes …

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