The Dark Tourism of the Death Railway

The Dark Tourism of the Death Railway

The rise of dark tourism has been noticeable the last few years even more so now it has a name. By definition it means tourism to places historically associated with death and tragedy (Wikipedia) and these days it is big business. The ethics of whether countries and...
The Disappointment of Sintra

The Disappointment of Sintra

Have you ever seen a picture or an image and instantly known you wanted to go there? Quinta da Regaleira was that for me. For the longest time I never knew where or what it was but I kept seeing it on my Instagram feed and every time I would pause my scrolling and...
Challenge Accepted – Only the Carry On

Challenge Accepted – Only the Carry On

I feel a bit of a fraud writing this. Like I’m unworthy somehow in ways I can’t really articulate. It is probably self imposed but I feel pressure to be the travel expert I claim to be yet I have never done one thing which all great world travellers have done. So I’ve...
Mother Daughter Travel

Mother Daughter Travel

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? I can’t wait to bust this out next week on my first international Mother/Daughter trip. We aren’t road tripping and I won’t be in the back seat getting bored but we will be walking a couple hundred kilometers together...

Weird and Wacky World Sports

It’s that time of year again. No, it’s not the Royal Show, school holidays or even the change of season. It’s Grand Final and Bathurst Time. Yip Yar! Unless you are an Australian or have hung out with Australians then this will mean nothing to you but the end of...