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Fresh from six weeks in London, we had begun craving an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Having already recently done mini-trips
UPDATED JUNE 2019 When one thinks of Sri Lanka, images of varied landscapes come to mind: tea plantations, mountains, cityscapes, ancient ruins and
Shifen’s waterfalls were some of the most beautiful I have seen in a while. Maybe the absolutely torrential June rains helped boost them a bit,
Jiufen is a historic township in the mountainous north of Taiwan. Formerly a prosperous gold mining town, rather than become abandoned like many others, the
Taroko National Park (太魯閣國家公園) in Taiwan’s east is a jaw-dropping natural wonder and popular area to explore. Named after the local indigenous tribe, Truku, this
Now, I don’t know a lot about the history of Taiwanese food and the language barrier meant that I didn’t know what I was eating
Elephant Mountain (象山) in Xiangsian is the famous viewpoint which probably springs straight to mind when thinking of Taipei. Located within the city of Taipei,
That image you’ve seen all over Instagram of someone standing on a mountain edge overlooking lakes and hills in all directions? Yep, that’s Roy’s Peak.
During my time on a medical elective in London, I had a couple of weekends to explore other parts of the United Kingdom. The UK
Lisbon is a place that I have been excited to visit for years and have narrowly missed on a couple of trips. When the opportunity
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in the South Island is home to the highest peak in New Zealand and is a playground for nature lovers. The
“We’re not just a hostel, we’re a community”. This is how Goodmorning Hostel was described to me on my first morning. Nothing could’ve proved to
No sooner was I off the plane from Australia than I was on the train to Bath Spa. It seemed like a good idea when
Although France’s fourth-largest city is often overlooked by travellers, the Pink City of Toulouse offers splendour, culture, and food, all at the most ideal pace.
This is a post that I have been wanting to write for quite some time. The issue of ethical and responsible travel is an area
Manila probably isn’t at the top of many tourists’ Philippines bucket list. And I’ll admit, it wasn’t really on our radar either. Manila is a
Do you ever have those years where you feel like things really changed? 2018 was one of them. And when I say things really changed,
Port Barton is a sleepy seaside town on the western coast of the Philippine island of Palawan. The rustic township was our favourite destination in
If you try to think of places that are iconic New Zealand, it doesn’t take long until your mind wanders to Milford Sound. Milford Sound,
El Nido in Palawan is famed for its towering archipelago, lapping waterfront, and turquoise waters. The town is a launching pad for Bacuit Bay, where
In some ways this year has gone incredibly quickly, and in other ways, it has been long stretches of placement with no end in sight.
Air thick with the scent of satay and durian greets you at Jalan Alor Night Market. As the sun sets over the metropolis of Kuala
[pullquote align=”center”] “Ohh you’re going to Wilsons Prom in winter? You’ll freeze!!” – Everyone [/pullquote] The fourth year mid-year university break is an interesting
About 18 months ago, I posted an article about my apprehension, or even downright fear, of travelling alone. It was hard to share those anxieties
Kuala Lumpur narrowly escaped a place on the itinerary for my last South East Asian adventure a few years ago. There was supposed to be
There is something special about watching foliage undergo a fiery transformation during the autumn-time. In Australia, most of our trees are non-deciduous, so finding pockets
There comes a point where snaking columns of traffic and the ongoing buzz of activity in a city gets to you. I guess ‘boxed in’