CAIRNS AND QUEENSLAND’S EAST COAST

If you’re travelling around Australia, a good option is to chase the last bit of summer as it flees north. Cairns and Northern Queensland are nice, even when the rest of the east coast are getting cold and miserable. While you’re there, here’s a few things you can do!

TRAVEL ACCESSORIES

Want some boring advice on what to take when you go away? Here’s some details on my travel accessories that I don’t leave home without. 

LABUAN BAJO AND DIVING WITH UBER SCUBA KOMODO

If you are a diver, you should go to Komodo National Park and dive some of the amazing reefs among the abundant sea life of the this beautiful location. If you are not a diver, you should still go along and learn! 

CLIMBING MOUNT RINJANI IN LOMBOK, and how I ruined my new chucks

Three days and two nights climbing Indonesia’s second highest volcano with Rinjani Trekking, enjoying the sunrise from the summit of this beautiful mountain, meeting cool and interesting people, and ruining my new chuck taylors. What an experience. I recommend it, but I wouldn’t do it again. 

UP NEXT IN 2017…

I am back in Sydney for the next two weeks, which I originally booked so I could see friends, swap my winter clothes for summer ones, and because there was a cute girl I was hoping to take for a drink, although in the words of Bernard Black, she’s probably seeing one of her four million friends. But what next?

20 INTERESTING OR WEIRD FACTS ABOUT ICELAND

Here are some facts about Iceland. Some are interesting. Some are weird. Some are useful. None of them are all of these things. If you get the chance, travel to Iceland and enjoy!

THINGS TO DO ON ICELAND’S RING ROAD

Driving around Iceland’s Ring Road is fairly easy. You get yourself to highway 1 and then you drive along it until you get back to where you started. It is that simple. Here are some things to check out while you’re doing it!

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HOW TO DRIVE THE RING ROAD IN ICELAND

Keen to drive Iceland’s Ring Road, but don’t really know where to start? Here’s some advice I picked up while I was there to help out. If there’s anything you want to know, feel free to ask!!

DIVING THE SILFRA IN ICELAND – Video

I made a video! The Silfra Fissure, a dry suit dive in some of the clearest water in the world, runs between the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia. Who would say no to this?