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What I Learned From a Week's Travel in Sri Lanka –

SRI LANKA | Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By kurenai | Views [1337] | Comments [1]

Let’s start with the fun location-based travel first:   Pinawalla Elephant Orphanage: There were many places that touted elephants and elephant rides. Our organizers picked the orphanage for one very specific reason –... Read more >

Tags: ancient ruins, beaches, colombo, elephants, kandy, koneswaram, polonnaruwa, sri lanka, tea, temples

Busan summer vacation 2012

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 7 Aug 2014 | By megandrob | Views [200]

Our first solo trip together was to Busan in summer 2012. And it was amazing. We went for a week, and it was chockablock with sun, sand, relaxation and fun!    The adventure started with the jouney. Instead of taking a bus, we splurged ... Read more >

Tags: aquarium, beaches, busan, perlemoen, trick eye museum, war memorial

In the Octopus’ Garden

JAPAN | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By pcube | Views [86]

Away from the scintillating neon lights of Tokyo’s futuristic mega structures and the well trodden, history-seeped lanes of Kyoto, lies a small town on the Pacific coast: Minamisanriku, a haven for both family holidayers and backpackers. Facing ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, sunrise, sunset

Water for your hippie soul - Havelock Islands, India

INDIA | Sat, 12 Jul 2014 | By devika | Views [30]

Reconnecting with old friends is always a happy experience, doing that on an island that seems to be lost in time is priceless. An island I never wanted to come back from , an island I always want to go back to.  Havelock is part of the Great ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, india, island, sunsets, travelblogs

Danang, day 1

VIETNAM | Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By hanhminhthinks | Views [39]

As the plane was approaching the city, Danang appeared below us. “Is it really the city?” Hien questioned; I could sense real disappointment in her voice. I wasn’t sitting beside the window, so I had to stand up and crane my neck to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, danang, vietnam

A week in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By jellybean | Views [36]

The yellowed interior of the dishevelled airport arrivals terminal did nothing to improve our growing concerns.  Only an hour ago we had been brimming with excited anticipation as the doors of a small jet opened on Maputo, the capital of exotic ... Read more >

Tags: africa, beaches, diving, on the road, sunsets

The Pink

MEXICO | Thu, 5 Jun 2014 | By katia | Views [35]

Got to take it easy. Everything is covered in sand. I like it. The floors to my bedroom are soft like the bordering shore line.  The windows are all made from fly wire so a breeze catches me at unexpected moments. The ceilings in the cabana are ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, isla holbox, island, mexico, sunsets

Brazil May 2014

BRAZIL | Thu, 5 Jun 2014 | By coggos | Views [511]

After returning to Australia for 6 months over the Summer we have hit the road again. With no actual plan we land in Sao Paulo, Brazil - a city that has nearly  the same population as our entire country (22 Mil) - and it was proving to be a bit ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, christo, corcovada, foz de iguacu, iguassu falls, ilha grande, paraty, rio, rio de janiero, sugar loaf

Time for Some Dirt in the Tent

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 24 May 2014 | By jenjung55 | Views [32]

Camping has become a lost art among the youngest generation. No, I’m not talking about “Glamping” – the glamorised version of camping for those who don’t want to leave modern civilisation and technology behind. I’m ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, camping, fishing, fourwheeldrive, inskip point

Barcelona with my best friend

SPAIN | Wed, 14 May 2014 | By daniellastravels | Views [391]

Wow, I can honestly say Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited. My best friend from university and I, took a 4 day girlie trip to Spain, after finishing our second year, all we wanted to do , was relax see some sights, shop ... Read more >

Tags: architecture, barcelona, beaches, besties, city, famous, friends, nightout, sights, sunset

Transient Nha Trang

VIETNAM | Wed, 14 May 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [34] | Comments [2]

I savour the taste of the Vietnamese coffee.  It is nutty and sweet and strong but not bitter at all.  I sip it slowly because every mouthful gives me brief moments of bountiful happiness.  The dry iced coffee is also a welcome contradiction ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, coffee, nha trang, scooters, traffic

Island in the Sun

BAHAMAS | Mon, 12 May 2014 | By jc_carpenter | Views [18]

     Imagine being surrounded by a sea of blue, literally. Imagine looking out of your window into a sky of orange and yellow against the blue water as the sun sets on the Atlantic Ocean. This was the scene of my Royal Carribbean cruise ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, crusies

A Coastal Paradise

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 12 May 2014 | By letrishamouton | Views [14]

When people travel to New Zealand they end up in the big towns, Auckland and Hamilton, but on the North Island there is a coastal town rich with history, diversity and a walkway which offers quiet and peaceful thinking.  New Plymouth is a coastal ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, lights, new plymouth, new zealand, womad

Contrast

FIJI | Thu, 8 May 2014 | By breathingculture | Views [22]

As we reached the point where our feet no longer scraped along the jagged rocks of the sea floor and the water became still but for the ripples caused by our own movements, Ellie and I flipped onto our backs and gazed back at the sight before us. A mass ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, contrast, fiji, locals, namatakula, ocean, swimming, view, volunteering

Maybe I found myself; maybe I'm just hungry...

NIGERIA | Tue, 6 May 2014 | By theloner | Views [46]

     It's Tuesday afternoon and something has changed; much like the radiant blue skies which is now a dark gray blanket, pregnant with rain.       A new wisdom rests upon my head like a crown on a king, and now ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, life, opera..., sunsets, taverns

Koh Tao Time Stretching

THAILAND | Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [29]

How do you know when you're a traveller? You lose track of time. Time, date, day, year, it all becomes irrelevant - you just live each day as it comes.  Each day is a new day, or a new adventure, or just time ticking by.  Time stretches and ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, existing, fish, island, ocean, paradise, snorkelling, time

Yatching In Yeppoon

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [34]

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

Boogying With Baclpackers

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [381] | 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

Sunshine Reggae, Shopping And Sea Sickness In The Sun

TANZANIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [46]

Dar, Zanzibar, Back to Dar and Arusha. I still hate Dar. Yep. No amount of time I will ever spend there will make me change my mind. Thankfully the promise of Zanzibar and the Indian Ocean make up for it but I can’t say I will ever book my own ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, beaches, beer times, tanzania, zanzibar

From The Bush To The Beach With A Beer

TANZANIA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [36]

Apparently this title is very Australian. Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar!! I am writing this sitting on the ferry on route to Dar Es Salaam from Zanzibar. I was actually looking forward to this as the ferry is quite flash but now that I am sitting ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, beaches, beer times, tanzania, zanzibar

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