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Category: Australia

Great Barrier Reef

“Adjacent” the Daintree Rainforest is the Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder experiencing mass bleaching events that are threatening it’s survival. I had one sales agent explain that bleaching is […]

Free activities at Daintree Rainforest

We packed out luggage and left them in the lobby then caught a shuttle which dropped us off near PK’s, where we grabbed breakfast and mangosteens across the street then […]

Daintree Rainforest, Australia

In the far northernmost region of Australia lies its largest rainforest, an unesco heritage site and home to much of the countries remaining biodiversity. Like much of Australian fauna, my […]

Cairns to Daintree Rainforest

I woke early to get the front passenger seat on the long bus ride to the Daintree Rainforest, a world heritage site, which adjacent the Great Barrier Reef, the guide […]

Cairns, Australia

Cairns, pronounced like metal tin “cans”, is a large relatively remote city in the northern edge of Australia which hosts two natural wonders of the world. I met some friends […]

Australia to Solomon Islands

I witnessed the busy morning commute through the Roma Street busway and malls then caught a flight to the Solomon Islands and immediate re-immersed to developing world conditions. I was […]

Australia – Brisbane

Brisbane is the fastest growing city in Australia and the country’s new gateway to Asia. It’s semi-isolation from the rest of Australia and development around the Brisbane river with periodic […]

Christchurch to Brisbane

The short stay at Christchurch, New Zealand was disappointing as I would have loved to join locals for coffee at a cafe and understand their stories post quake. Despite exploring […]

Sydney to Auckland

After a short stroll around Central Station, I was a bit sleep deprived and both happy and disappointed to be leaving Australia so soon, having spent only two days in […]

Australia – Sydney

Sydney, Australia’s biggest city boasts it’s most diverse economy with almost half the population being foreign-born, reminded me a little of Los Angeles. Despite a little rain, the city was […]

Australia – Canberra

Canberra was chosen as Australia’s capital due to a longstanding dispute between Sydney and Melbourne which resulted in a compromise at the midpoint between the cities. As a relatively new […]