Australia’s most famous island

"If it wriggles, it's not a stick" -- Ranger Dave's words to us as he sent us into the rainforest for our first bush walk on Fraser Island. We had arrived by boat that morning and were met by crazy Dave, the ranger who would be leading our Cool Dingo tour.  In a group of … Continue reading Australia’s most famous island

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My 10 Best Beaches

The travel blogosphere is awash with lists of the world's best beaches.  From the Maldives to the Galápagos Islands, every nomad has their own top 5, 10, or 50 to evoke envy in readers.  Each list is limited by the writer's own travel experience, and that's what makes them unique.  I haven't been to the … Continue reading My 10 Best Beaches

Quiet Belize

Belize is Central America's only country whose official language is English, rather than Spanish. The relatively young country's colonial history features the British, the Spanish, and even a territorial claim by Guatemala in the 1980s, however its independence was finally won in 1991. More culturally diverse than most other Central American countries, there are Latin, … Continue reading Quiet Belize

If you’re going to San Francisco

San Francisco means many different things to many different people. A global tech hub, flowers in your hair, a busy sea port, hippy counterculture, the gay capital of the world, liberal government, steeply sloping streets, postcard-perfect Victorian houses, ethnic diversity and incredible food to match, sky-high rents and exploding homelessness. All of these make up … Continue reading If you’re going to San Francisco