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Photos: My Scholarship entry - Alpine Adventure

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | By amberholmes | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am an experimental self-taught amateur photographer who has held an intrinsic passion for photography from my pre-teens. My true passion lies in the stories which are laid throughout the Earth. I have always had one dream of learning how to tell these ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 travel photography scholarship, alpine, australia, kosciuszko, mountains

Australia - Day 2

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By changstein | Views [9]

Meet Wally. He likes to show up and swim alongside you while scuba diving along the Great Barrier Reef.

Tags: australia, cairns

Australia - Day 1

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By changstein | Views [9]

Just got to our hostel in Cairns.  Can you guess the gender of the other 6 people staying in this room?

Tags: australia, cairns

A Year Later...

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 6 Oct 2014 | By joannawong | Views [86]

A year ago, I was in a small Nepali village called Junbesi, in the foothills of the Himalayas. My picture of life had been completely distorted then. I was beginning to part ways with my partner of nearly 4 years, someone I had relied on for comfort ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

And the Countdown begins!

USA | Mon, 29 Sep 2014 | By aamato20 | Views [81]

As I lounge in my bed, looking at my half packed luggage for my latest business trip, I decided I wanted to blog about my upcoming trip. So, here I am blogging, hopefully I'm doing this right...probably not, oh well! I figured it would be a good way ... Read more >

Tags: australia, new zealand, solo travel

Heatwaves, Spiders, Bastards, and a Pick and Mix Australian

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 10 Aug 2014 | By moresbbb | Views [155]

This year’s summer here in the UK has found me considering questions of identity, challenging “facts” about myself and where I belong, as well as taking advantage of a few opportune moments along the way to fall back on my Australian ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bastards, heatwave, pick and mix, spiders, uk

Aussie Aussie Aussie!

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 28 May 2014 | By sarahlizweaver | Views [202] | Comments [1]

In just over a week, I will be boarding a plane for the long flight to Melbourne, Australia. Just how long is the flight? With the time difference and length of the flight, I leave Thursday and arrive on Saturday! I am so excited for this month-long ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, australia, beach, byron bay, friends, melbourne, memories, planning, surfing, sydney

Good morning, Uluru.

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 11 May 2014 | By hannahkonecny | Views [1008]

The early morning air was still crisp and the sky an inky black as I awoke to prepare to watch the sunrise over Uluru. The stars above me were unlike any stars that I had seen anywhere else in the world, a dense mass of silver and gold glitter. I realised ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 travel writing scholarship - euro roadtrip, australia, gap year, sunrise, uluru

From Aussieland

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 9 May 2014 | By danistevez | Views [32]

Woooww!! My trip from Down Under (Australia) to Up Over (that's what I called Canada) has actually started nearly 3 years ago: this is the time that I have been living in Australia for. It feels quite a lot to be honest! On the other hand I feel like ... Read more >

Tags: australia, canada, travel

Yatching In Yeppoon

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [62]

Sun, sea and goggling. Three words that pretty much sum up my two days spent in Yeppoon. A quick pre-crimbo trip with my brothers future in-laws and actually just what I needed. Yeppoon itself is a cute little town, built a little backwards I am not ... Read more >

Tags: australia, beaches, down under, goggling, yatching, yeppoon

Sightseeing In Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [812]

As a city, Sydney is one of the best that I have visited. Not as hectic as London or as laid back as Budapest but with enough energy and things happening there was always some place to be, a view to look at and a bar to visit. Luckily I know a few people ... Read more >

Tags: australia, sightseeing, sydney, sydney harbour bridge, sydney opera house

Boogying With Baclpackers

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [870] | Comments [2]

Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia,  somewhere a long the coast. People watching: everyone indulges in a little of this innocent activity, well for those lovers of this past time Airlie Beach is the place to go. I’m not saying that it ... Read more >

Tags: airlie beach, australia, beaches, down under

Middle Of Nowhere Middlemount

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [89]

Still on the adventure of 2013, ok so this one was a little accidental but I am still traveling somewhat never the less. I am now on to country 13 of 50 before 30, so a while to go yet but making the most of this year of being an intrepid. Quite a ... Read more >

Tags: australia, down under, middle of nowhere, middlemount


AUSTRALIA | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [78]

I miss Rio. http://vimeo.com/61551896

Tags: australia, reflections


AUSTRALIA | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [54]

This time last year I think I was having an impromptu big night out with my new friend Marianne in Montreal. Today, I spent my night with a run, cooking and doing CPD.  In a couple of days, I would have been in NYC last year. I definitely miss ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

The Flight There

CANADA | Sun, 23 Mar 2014 | By alistairkeir | Views [90] | Comments [4]

So on the flight from Toronto to L.A. I met a nice English woman who encouraged me to get up and get around to get me use to planes. I am very thankful for that, I guess she took pity on me because I reminded her of her children who both did a gap year.... Read more >

Tags: australia, flight, helpful

All About the Moolah?

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 17 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [188]

I attended a friend's birthday gathering this weekend. I didn't know a lot of the people there personally but my friend, being so impressed with my travelling, didn't hesitate to share what I did last year with everyone I met. I think most people didn't ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections


AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Mar 2014 | By joannawong | Views [101]

I miss Istanbul. I miss their amazing breakfasts. I miss the cay that's always there. I miss tiny cups of potent coffee served in fancy silverware. I miss the fresh bread that's so easily attainable. I miss being fed all this awesome tasting food for ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cities, reflections

Live Without a Car

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 8 Feb 2014 | By joannawong | Views [162]

That is my current challenge. Before coming back to Brisbane, I'd decided that I'd like to avoid owning a car mainly because of the costs associated with having one, especially when it's not being used daily. A lot of people think it's quite a challenge ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

Back in Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 | By joannawong | Views [89]

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. TS Eliot How apt is this quote from the great TS Eliot? It's my first day back in Brisbane. It might be ... Read more >

Tags: australia, reflections

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