Wildlife and Nature Articles

New Plymouth
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Falling in love with New Plymouth, Taranaki

Whilst many will say Mount Taranaki, always standing proudly in the middle of the region yet often hidden in cloud, is the jewel of Taranaki's crown, I'd have to disagree. New Plymouth is a city that seems to be evolving, fast, making it my favourite city in Aotearoa.
Iceland aerial photography
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Iceland winter photography: 20 images of this snowy playground

Iceland in winter is a snowy, magical and usually dark winter wonderland... these 20 photos give you a glimpse into why the cold months might be the best time to visit.
Oman
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10 Reasons why you need to Travel Oman ASAP+ 1 Video

Oman. I have no words yet, but I have tried to throw some together with this road trip video. If it is not on your list you need to change that pronto...
Horse Shoe Bend Tour
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How not to do Horseshoe Bend + Antelope Canyon from Las Vegas

As if doing a 14 hour bus tour once wasn't bad enough, I had to do it twice... Luckily Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend were well worth it. Learn from my mistakes!
Lake Komani Albania
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Video: Lake Komani Albania – Boat tour perfection

Lake Komani, where to start? When I drove into Albania I had no idea I was about to take one of the most beautiful boat rides of my life. Luckily, I filmed it so you can take it too...
Montenegro Travel Guide
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Montenegro Travel Guide & Road Trip Itinerary

You might know about Kotor, you could know about the beaches... but do you know what is in the mountains of Montenegro? I went on a road trip to discover just how incredible this country is, now its your turn to book a ticket!
Mount Bromo Sunrise
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49 Reasons to visit Indonesia

With 17,000+ Islands cutting it down to 49 reasons was no easy task. But, just in case I don't make myself clear. The memo is: Clear your diary and get straight to Indonesia...
Raja Ampat
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Raja Ampat Indonesia on a Budget

Something you don't often hear is Budget Raja Ampat - However it is possible, here are some tried and tested tips to help you get to these remote islands.
Dieng Plateau Indonesia
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Top five things to do in Dieng Plateau, Indonesia

Dieng Plateau, Indonesia located in central Java is well worth a visit. See the volcanic plates, trek mountains and witness colour changing lakes all in one place. Here are five reasons you should visit...
Dan Flying Solo
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Exploring Fraser Island with Unique Fraser

With highway-beaches-airport combos, crystal clear lakes, mantas, champagne pools and the only rainforest known to grow on sand Fraser Island is one unique place. As I learnt, you will want more than one day here...
Sri Lanka Tea Plantations
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Tea & Trains: Exploring Sri Lanka Hill Country

The breathtaking train from Kandy to Ella delivers you to Sri Lanka hill country. Tea plantations, rolling hills and a slower pace of life welcome you. This was one of my favourite parts of my journey through Sri Lanka, come find out why.
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Not screwing up Mount Bromo without a tour

Crap, it's already 4am! I was cussing myself for not getting on board the jeep tour, there was no way I would see sunrise now... But, hey, these things have a way of working out. Exploring Mount Bromo without a tour (and very last minute) is totally doable!
Kandy to Ella train
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The Kandy to Ella train: The worlds most scenic rail journey?

The Kandy to Ella train journey is often described as one of the worlds most scenic. Slow down and enjoy this slow ride through misty tea plantations.
Safari in Sri Lanka
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On Safari in Sri Lanka

A Safari in Sri Lanka allows you to get up close to Elephants in the wild as well as a whole host of animal life. Welcome to Minneriya National Park.
Lake Bled Slovenia
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Lake Bled Slovenia: Europe’s not so secret Gem

Lake Bled in Slovenia is no longer a secret but is still a perfect day trip from Ljubljana. Mountains, castles and nature - a real Europe must see.
Visit Raja Ampat
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Photos of Paradise: Raja Ampat

I got invited by my friend to 'Paradise' and laughed. Really? Does that exist? I think these photos however prove I was wrong. Raja Ampat in Indonesia truly delivers on its promise...