gift ideas for travellers

A Travel Lover’s Gift Ideas for Every Budget

It’s that time of year again when people start trying to decide what to put under the tree for their loved ones. As I clearly love to travel I’m often asked about gift ideas for other people who share my passion. Last year I put together a suggested list that included packing cells, Bluetooth speakersRead More

Beautiful crystal blue iceberg in Antarctica

Antarctica Cruise on the Akademik Ioffe with One Ocean Expeditions

I’ve always said that I wanted to see Antarctica with my own eyes, but as I sat on a frozen rock a few metres away from a colony of penguins I realised I had it all wrong. I wasn’t just seeing. I was feeling the snowflakes on my own skin as I watched them alightRead More

Antarctica on Akademik Ioffe icebreaker with One Ocean Expeditions

Antarctica’s Beautiful Cold Light of Day: a One Ocean experience

When you dream of doing something your entire life there is a danger you could be disappointed if that fantasy becomes a reality. Perhaps it won’t be as big, as impressive, as incredible as you’d always imagined it would be. Having recently returned from Antarctica I now know that I was never going to haveRead More

A Day on the trains with Opal Card from Sydney

Opal Card Challenge: $2.50 Travel All Day Sunday in Sydney and Beyond

… This content has been created as part of my involvement in Microsoft’s #WorkWonders Program … Fear is a funny thing. Although not when you’re gripped by it. I’ve known for a while now that the time had come to try to do a video for my site, and I had an idea for one…Read More