December 2012

Scott rearon ais canberra

Candys in Canberra: Meeting an Aussie Sports Star

So, when we talked at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Scott Reardon was impressed when I immediately understood that his Twitter handle is

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Heron Island turtle nesting

Turtle Nesting Season on Heron Island

On the first morning we get up before dawn to look for nesting turtles and circumnavigate Heron Island. Well, some of us do. Max and Kiara come with me,

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travel blogs australia

43 Australian Travel Blogs and Bloggers to Watch in 2013

At the end of last year I created a list of 25 Australian Travel Blogs and Bloggers and asked people to suggest their own blogs or other Australian travel blogs.

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History and Culture in Warsaw, Poland: Local Travel Tips

History and Culture in Warsaw, Poland: Local Travel Tips by Agness Walewinder

Looking for travel tips and things to see and do in Warsaw, the capital of Poland? I haven’t visite Warsaw or Poland so I asked Agness Walewinder who’s

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Heron Island bird spotting, Queensland, Great Barrier Reef

Sights and Sounds of Heron Island

It’s amazing how many people who visit Heron Island complain about bird noise and bird poop. Excited about a future trip to Heron Island, and the many

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Canberra zoo

Candys in Canberra: Best Feeling in the World

We did good work on our first day in Canberra. We wore thekids out so completely that they slept in the next day. But I roused them in time to sample the

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things to see and do in Barbados

World’s Best Travel Destinations – Barbados

Are you dreaming of Barbados and thinking about what you’ll see and do when you get there? It’s been a long held day dream of mine to visit the Caribbean

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Rethinking Sending Gifts Home to the UK

Rethinking Sending Gifts Home to the UK & British Sweets Giveaway

The best compliments I’ve ever received was when my best friend asked me to be godmother to her baby boy. We’d had some adventures together including

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Travel Secrets of Australia

Travel Secrets of Australia – Shhhh, Don’t Tell!

Everyone loves a travel secret don’t they? After a misspent youth and decades spent working (ahem) my way round the world I know some great secret travel

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Terrible Truth About Travel Writing

The Terrible Truth About Travel Writing

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that being a travel writer is the best job in the world. Unless you want to earn money in which case it sucks. Big time.

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