In a previous post, I shared 14 safety tips for solo female travellers. In this post I share six tips to help you stay safe while driving abroad.
An Australian adventure in Western Australia isn’t an Australian adventure unless you experience Rottnest Island, Perth’s very own getaway island. Home to Australia’s cutest marsupial, the friendly quokka, this car-free island, can be explored on foot, bike or boat.
If you’re looking for an Australian Adventure, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Freycinet National Park, Tasmania. Located on the beautiful east coast, you’ll not only discover some of Australia’s most beautiful scenery in its pink granite mountains, pure white beaches and azure bays, but you’ll also find evidence of Tasmanian aboriginal culture, such as shell middens and rock art. Continue reading to learn more.
Be sure to add the Kimberley in Western Australia to your bucket list if you’re planning an Australian adventure. This diverse region, abundant in wildlife, vast canyons, freshwater swimming holes and outback stations, is easily accessed from Broome via a direct flight from Perth throughout the year, as well as Sydney and Melbourne in high season.
While you may think the best way to see the Fijian islands is by boat, there’s a very good reason why you should take a road trip along Fiji’s Coral Coast, especially if you’re staying at one of the main resort towns on Viti Levu. If you truly want to immerse yourself in Fiji culture, visit hidden gems and see stunning coastal scenery, then getting off the resort and taking a road trip along Fiji’s Coral Coast is a must do experience.
If you’re planning on going on a road trip in Fiji, you have a few transportation options to choose from depending on your budget, trip duration, where you’re travelling, how many stops you plan to make along the route and how much you want to drive. Of course, you could book a tour to save you the hassle of driving and planning your route and experiences on your journey, but if you prefer the freedom of driving, it’s better to be prepared and to know what to expect before you go. So below are some useful tips for driving in Fiji, plus renting a vehicle, hiring a taxi or using public buses or private coaches.
Travelling on the Ghan from Adelaide, South Australia to Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, is said to be one of the world’s greatest train journeys. A journey of 2979 km that takes just over two days, the Ghan stops at Alice Springs, Australia’s most central town, roughly halfway between Adelaide and Darwin, and Katherine before arriving at the Northern Territory Capital.
During July, the topic of the month is rail travel, and where better to travel by rail than Cinque Terre in northern Italy? Of course, if you’re travelling from Canada (or the U.S.A.), you’ll need to hop on a plane to Italy first, but once in “il Bel Paese,” there are plenty of rail services connecting Cinque Terre (via La Spezia) to the rest of the country.
La Mesa del Junquillo is a plateau that rises 869 metres between two reservoirs (Siberio & Parralillo). The top is surrounded by several man-made caves for rooms and storage. The view of the Tejeda Caldera from the top of the plateau are stunning.
In this article, I highlight two ideal regions in New Zealand where you can go on a variety of immersive excursions that, I believe, will provide you with a good experience and understanding of the landscapes, wilderness and culture that New Zealand is known for, as well as provide an awesome adventure. On North Island, you’ll experience Māori culture as well as volcanic landscapes, and on South Island, you’ll experience rugged wilderness and spectacular fiords.