Oceania

Travel Moment New Zealand: Hikers on the Tongariro Crossing

Travel Moment New Zealand: Hikers on the Tongariro Crossing

By | December 13, 2013 at 5:33 am | 2 comments

Hiking the Tongariro crossing was one of my top experiences in New Zealand. We had to wait several days before the weather was fine enough on the mountains to safely do the hike. You can read more about the Tongariro Crossing here. Taken with Canon 550 D Lens: Canon 18...

Posted in: New Zealand

Inevitable Travel Weight Gain

Inevitable Travel Weight Gain

By | December 11, 2013 at 5:28 am | 6 comments

Sometimes when you travel you lose weight (ahem...food poisoning.... Asia... I'm looking at you) and other times you gain...and gain..and gain. Our trip through North America and Europe has been of the later type. For several months after his surgery Dan could not eat at all....

Posted in: Advice, Australia

Travel Moment Tonga: Seashell on the Beach

Travel Moment Tonga: Seashell on the Beach

By | December 10, 2013 at 6:34 am | No comments

When we visited Tonga last year we spent most of our time on the small island of 'Eua. There we got to relax on deserted beached where the only company we had were giant sea shells which washed up on the beach. Taken with Canon 550D Lens: Canon 18 - 55mm ISO:...

Posted in: Tonga

Travel Moment Samoa: Sunrise at the Beach

Travel Moment Samoa: Sunrise at the Beach

By | December 8, 2013 at 6:00 am | 2 comments

The best part about sleeping in a fale (beach hut) in Samoa is that it takes very little effort to wake up for sunrise. All I had to do was sit up, peel back my mosquito net and take this snap. Read more about Samoa here Taken with a Canon 550D Lens: Canon 18 -...

Posted in: Samoa

Travel Moment Samoa: Laundry on the Line

Travel Moment Samoa: Laundry on the Line

By | December 6, 2013 at 5:54 am | 4 comments

As a backpacker, I can really appreciate clean laundry. Which is why I loved this shot of the Samoan ethnic dress, the Lava Lava, (a type of sarong), drying on the line by my fale. Read more about Samoa here Taken with a Canon 550 D Lens: Canon 18 - 55 mm ISO:...

Posted in: Samoa

Travel Moments Samoa: Sea Turtle

Travel Moments Samoa: Sea Turtle

By | December 3, 2013 at 5:22 am | 4 comments

One of the things you can do on the island of Savai'i is visit some amazing gentle giants; sea turtles. This is one of my most memorable experiences from Samoa. Read more about Samoa here Taken with Canon 550 D Lens: Canon 18 - 55 mm ISO: 100 37...

Posted in: Samoa

Travel Moments Samoa: Sunset in Samoa

Travel Moments Samoa: Sunset in Samoa

By | December 1, 2013 at 5:04 am | 3 comments

Nothing beats the sunsets in Samoa. I was walking to the communal dinner at my fale when I saw the sky change into these vibrant dinners. I had to run back to my hut to grab my camera. And running in sand is hard. Read more about travel in Samoa here Taken with Canon...

Posted in: Samoa

Travel Moments Samoa: Bus Stop Bananas

Travel Moments Samoa: Bus Stop Bananas

By | November 29, 2013 at 5:00 am | 3 comments

Ever get hungry while waiting for the bus? Well in Samoa you can just grab some bananas. Which is just what I did. Read more about Samoa here Taken with Canon 550D ISO 100 43 mm Aperture: 5 Shutter speed: 1/320 Read more A guide to travel on Savai'i...

Posted in: Samoa

24 Hour Guide To Cooktown

24 Hour Guide To Cooktown

By | November 28, 2013 at 6:13 am | 8 comments

Cooktown is one of the most northern places that you can reach via rental car in Queensland. The town is pretty small, and you can probably see the majority of the sites in one day. 24 Hours in Cooktown One of the best things in Cooktown is the spectacular views from the...

Posted in: Australia

A Travellers Itinerary In Samoa

A Travellers Itinerary In Samoa

By | November 25, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments

So you want to visit Samoa. And you should. It's awesome. Not sure? Just check out my Samoa photo post for some visual inspiration. So what should you do? How much time do you need? So here is my guide to you! You will notice that out of the two islands, I advise to spend the...

Posted in: Samoa