Entries in Australia (14)

Friday
Aug112017

Top 5 Greatest Railway  Journeys

Trains are more than cheap and practical vehicles; travel writer Paul Theroux once said, "I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it" and we agree! Some of the most alluring destinations can be visited by train so read on to discover 5 of the world’s greatest rail journeys!

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Monday
May092016

The World's Greatest Road Trips

There’s still something very mythical and romantic about a road trip. The spontaneity, the adventure or simply the endless conversation and banter with those dear to us, the whole idea of road trips will always hold a soft spot in our souls. Here, then, are some of the very best you can partake in.

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Wednesday
Feb032016

The Australia Habitat Crisis

Australia still carries an image of a largely untamed landscape and extreme wilderness. Unfortunately, Australia hasn’t avoided the seemingly relentless march of habitat loss, destruction and the problems caused by changing environment.

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Monday
Sep142015

The World's Weirdest Plants

We often take them for granted, but the world’s plant life is a fascinating and essential component of our environment. From tropical carnivorous plants to the tallest trees in the world, when you discover the strange ways these ancient organisms have adapted you are sure to be amazed!

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Travel the world as a volunteer

Volunteering at the local food shelter or RSPCA, which is very noble and helps your community. But once you are ready to leave home and travel, you can still volunteer and help out across the world. Whether in a community or with wildlife, or even putting your teaching or medical skills to work, there is always someone who will embrace it and be grateful for your help.

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Monday
Aug172015

5 Countries with Interesting National Animals

Scotland having the unicorn – yes, the unicorn - as its national animal is quite extraordinary and dates back to the 12th century when it was in the Celtic mythology, but did you know it is not the only country with an interesting national animal?

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Tuesday
Apr292014

Cool and Unusual Colours in Nature

Nature is beautiful and astounding in many ways, but generally we do know what to expect. Roses are red, water is blue, and grasses and leaves are green, right? But sometimes however, nature can really surprise us.

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Wednesday
Mar122014

The New Age of Sail 

Have you ever considered that it might be a sailor’s life for you? Well, don’t worry. You’re not the only one. It seems that more and more people have been asking this question, despite it being one you’d more likely expect from an 18th Century runaway. It just so happens that sailing is making a huge comeback.

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Tuesday
Jan282014

Top 5 Backpacker Dive Sites

It’s not just what’s on the surface that counts when you're travelling.  From incredible corals to sharp-toothed monsters, there is a whole other world to experience below sea-level.

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Wednesday
Apr032013

The best places to dive around the world

The ocean covers roughly 70% of the world’s surface and offers almost limitless opportunities to explore a completely alien environment. Discover intricate marine ecosystems and wonder at the myriad of underwater species you’ll encounter when you learn to dive.

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Monday
Dec242012

New Australia and New Zealand projects

Looking to head down under? Always wanted to experience the laid back Australian vibe or explore New Zealand’s stunning landscape whilst chatting to some friendly locals? Or maybe you’ve just seen The Hobbit and have all kinds of nerd urges to get yourself over there as quick as you can.

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Thursday
Dec202012

Best Places to Visit at Christmas

As you’re more than likely aware, it’s almost Christmas and some people like to spend it anywhere but at home. From the traditional to the unusual there are plenty of options for those who want a bit of festive spirit. 

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Friday
Dec072012

Top 5 Australia experiences

Let’s get this straight; Australia is a big place. We’re talking, bigger than the entire content of Europe, big. There’s just so much to do it’s nearly impossible to whittle them down, but here are just five of the top experiences you can look forward to in Australia.

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Thursday
Jan262012

Happy Australia Day

Nowadays, Australia Day is all about celebrating what's great about this beautiful country, with a public holiday full of ‘barbies’ and fireworks. So we thought we’d get into the spirit of things and tell you all about our highlights from down under.

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