Raglan Beach, New Zealand

This beautiful beach is in Raglan, a place I visited on my two-week visit to the North Island of New Zealand. Raglan is a laid-back town on the West Coast of the North Island and was about a 45 minute drive from where I was...

Best Places to Visit in the Lake District

The Lake District in Cumbria is one of the most beautiful areas in England, offering stunning natural beauty, mountainous landscapes, quaint villages and picturesque lakes. Not only will the scenery make your jaw drop, it’s also great for outdoors-y types with a sense of adventure....

Thorny Devil in the Northern Territory, Australia

I was on a 3 day tour to Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory when the tour bus came to a screeching halt. Thinking something was seriously wrong we all held our breath for a moment. The tour guide suddenly jumped out of the...

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Melbourne

Melbourne is often described as the most 'European' of all the cities in Australia, and it's not difficult to see why. Melbourne is an edgy multicultural city, known for producing talented artists, musicians and fashion designers. It may not be the capital of Australia, but...

20 Annoying Things to do with Travel

1. The sound your wheely suitcase makes when it goes over bumpy surfaces. Why is it there always has to be corrugated steel surfaces in train stations? And the streets abroad are always cobbled...

Love the new Woo Themes Canvas theme

I'm in the process of setting up a couple of static websites and I was looking for a good theme that I could use in Wordpress for a static website. I've been meaning to buy some Woo themes for a while because I think they look...

View of the Ocean in Padangbai, Bali

I snapped this photo in Padangbai, Bali, at the Bloo Lagoon eco-tourism resort. This was a view from their luxury eco-villas overlooking the ocean. Padangbai is a small fishing village on the east of the island, where most tourists go to catch the ferry over...

Bayahibe,Dominican Republic

How's this for a beach! Powder white sand that squeaks under your feet, palm trees swaying in the breeze, clear turquoise waters as warm as the bath tub and bright blue skies...