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. While there may be some ideas in here that you’ve already thought of, IRead More

A Day on the trains with Opal Card from Sydney

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

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… to see how far I could go on $2.50 on an Opal Card from Sydney onRead 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