Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Did you know that some bower birds collect different pieces of poo to decorate their nest and try and woo their lady-loves? My father and sister gleefully told me this bower bird tid-bit after watching a David Attenborough documentary on these fascinating birds one day. There’s a bower bird that […]

Five Must-Do Fiji Activities

Five Must-Do Fiji Activities Fiji is an island of crystal clear water, white sand and palm trees, sunshine and beautiful weather. It’s no surprise that a place like this is one of the most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations. How can you make the most out of your romantic Fiji vacation? 1. Stay in an overwater bure […]

uTalk iPhone and iPad Application – Learn 113 Languages!

uTalk iPhone and iPad Application – Learn 113 Languages! About Be More Than a Tourist. It’s the perfect way to describe this language learning app, which up-skills your tourist game. The uTalk application for iPhone and iPad provides users with free basic words and phrases for 113 languages. uTalk describes itself as a “beginners app […]

Soi Dogs of Thailand

Soi Dogs Of Thailand Recently, I read a scathing article about Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. The part I found most delicious, was a poisoned barb shot at him about not owning a dog. Because, as we all know, what sort of inhumane beast couldn’t love a dog? It was simultaneously silly and clever, and it […]

Ruined Castle Blue Mountains

Ruined Castle Blue Mountains Like Ahab chasing Moby Dick, I obsessed over Ruined Castle. The gods of bushwalking looked unkindly on me. Each planned hike to this sandstone rock formation cluster in NSW’s Blue Mountains had to be postponed. I didn’t just want to know what you could see five hours hike deep into Australia’s […]

Redwood Scenic Drive California

Redwood Scenic Drive California  Most people think of white-sanded beaches, sun-tanned bodies, and Tex-Mex when they think of California. But the California stereotypes miss out on some of the most spectacular scenery in Northern California (and America), through the Redwoods Coast drives. At the north of California in Humboldt County, you get to see some […]