Nature & Wildlife

Goa, India fishing boat
India's Goa fisherman
Shortly before dawn, long before the tourists in nearby hotels and hostels have staked their claim on Goa’s white sandy beaches; three men launch a simple wooden boat into the gentle surf and silently...
Last UpdatedMay 20, 2019
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Getting Active in the Bahamas
Sure, the Bahamas conjures up images of doing nothing more taxing than sipping on tropical drinks under a palm tree on a talcum-powder white sand beach. But, they’re also an active vacationer’s paradise,...

The Galapagos: An Island Adventure Halfway Around the World
Don’t bother bringing your binoculars to the Galapagos.  These pristine islands 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador are no long-distance wildlife-watching trip.  On the contrary, the animals you’ll...
Last UpdatedApril 22, 2019
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Underneath the Arches (Arches National Park / Utah)
Arches National Park in the south-west American state of Utah boasts the greatest concentration of natural rock arches in the world. ANDREW MARSHALL visits the spectacular landscape near Salt Lake City. A...

Panama's San Blas Islands
On palm-fringed islands off the southern Caribbean coast of Panama live the Kuna Indians who are fiercely traditional but also in touch with the modern age. Andrew Marshall visits the San Blas Archipelago. "The...
Last UpdatedApril 21, 2019
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Vietnam - Image Ronan O'Connell
Hidden gems of Vietnam
Vietnam’s popularity as a travel destination has been increasing in the past decade to the point that many Australians will be familiar with its key tourist sites. Beyond touristy cities such as Hanoi,...

Corfu in a nutshell: What to see and do on lush Greek Isle
Off the northwestern coast of mainland Greece, Corfu rises out of the rippling waters of the Ionian Sea. Its Italian flair and relative lushness make it a rarity in the Greek archipelago. The Venetians...
Last UpdatedFebruary 20, 2019
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The sun makes a welcome appearance as hikers descend into Little Langdale towards the Three Shires Inn. Photo by Amy Laughinghouse.
A wet and wild walk through England's Lake District
“Caution! Fast Rising Tides! Hidden Channels! Quicksand!” The simple white sign, with its bold black lettering, seems oddly out of place posted along the Victorian-era Promenade of Grange-Over-Sands,...

6 Must Visit Unique Destinations in Tanzania
Known for its vast wilderness areas, Tanzania is an East African country that has much more to offer than just being ones of the world’s greatest destinations to safari. Visit the plains of the Serengeti...
Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2019
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Niagara Falls
Canada's Romantic Soul
Canada’s big open spaces usually conjure up images of hiking and fishing, but the country also has some memorably romantic soft spots that will charm couples of all ages. Falling in Love An evergreen...
Last UpdatedJanuary 25, 2019
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Giraffe Tree House room - Image courtesy Jamala Wildlife Lodge
Luxury Sleepover at the Zoo at Canberra's Jamala Wildlife Lodge
If you want to go from sleepy to extremely alert in a heartbeat I can recommend having a lion roar directly into your face. And I can highly recommend having a piece of strong glass between you when it...
Last UpdatedJanuary 11, 2019
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Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
Seven great Australian road trips
Australia is such a big country that it’s much faster to take to the skies than get behind the wheel of a car. But it’s so beautiful, that there’s a lot to be said for hitting the road if you have...
Last UpdatedJanuary 5, 2019
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