If you read my post from last week on how I transformed a typically romantic destination into an epic girls trip, you probably already know that Turtle Island stole my heart. I'd say it was a gradual feeling that crept over me but in truth, it wasn't; it was immediate. As soon as my toes touched the soft, white sand, I knew I was someplace special. Just like the countless turtles they save and nur[...]
Ever since learning about Turtle Island last year, I've been scheming a way to get there myself. The island, which is one of Fiji's 330+ islands, seemed to be the things that Disney "happily ever afters" are made of. It also looked insanely romantic and like the perfect setting to re-connect with my husband.Well, sometimes life happens and alters our plans, right? First, a cyclone hit many of [...]
Let me start out by saying that I'm not the most outdoorsy girl out there. Sure, I camped with my Brownie Troop as a kid but then again that was in our camp leader's backyard. I did camp for real in West Virginia and the next day I woke up to go white water rafting. Regardless of your adventure level, there are a few destinations that I'd consider camping and Sydney is one of them.Here are 5 p[...]
I've been having a lot of fun with my previous "Bucket List" posts so I figured, why not do another. This week I'm taking on Melbourne and it was hard to narrow my list to just five.1) Wander down Hosier LaneA huge reason why Melbourne has intrigued me for years is because of the vibrant street art scene. Living in New York does give me plenty of opportunities to marvel at graffiti but I i[...]
This post is by Brendan Wan, one of our contributors. Australians love a good festival, particularly a music festival. It is a time and place where we can truly enjoy the simple things in life - dancing under the Australia sun, falling under the musical spell of rhythm and beats and relaxing with a cold thirst-quenching drink in your hand. There are over a hundred festivals in Australia occurring[...]
This is a Guest Post by Ali Dempsey of Global Basecamps. In Australia you can discover lush rainforests, beautiful deserts, rugged mountains, and of course white sand beaches.  It is an ideal location for everyone from outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies, to those looking to simply enjoy the scenery and relax on the beach.  No matter where your Australia tour takes you, you’re sure to disc[...]
This is a Guest Post by Ali Dempsey of Global Basecamps. New Zealand is known as the one of the best adventure travel destinations in the world. It is truly unique with a vast range of scenery, including snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, rainforests, rugged coastlines, picturesque beaches, and beautiful wine country. New Zealand is a small country, about the size of Great Britain or Japan,[...]