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Cuzco

Cuzco is a beautiful Unesco World Heritage site that introduces you to the fun effects altitude can have on your body. Did you know your body can stop breathing when sleeping at altitude? And Coca tea, commonly drank in Peru to combat the effects…

April 21, 2012
Travel

A new continent: South America

For as long as I can remember Machu Picchu has held the #1 spot on my travel list. Every year I end up somewhere else but there. I had barely been back a week from my six weeks in Australia and New Zealand when…

April 6, 2012
Travel

Visiting Christchurch

Sunday afternoon at the Brisbane airport, I could barely sit still I was so excited. I was campervan'ing New Zealand for the next 12 days!!…

November 22, 2011
Travel

Campervan’ing Tasmania: Wineglass Bay

Tasmania has some of the most gorgeous white sand beaches I've ever seen! This place is a surprising beach paradise with some amazing food as well. Love it!…

November 14, 2011
Travel

The Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Phillip Island, about an hour and a half south of Melbourne, Australia is infamous for penguin research and the "Penguin Parade". Thousands of Little Penguins, the smallest penguin species in the world, waddle up the beach shores at dusk to return to their inland…

November 10, 2011
Travel

2 days in Sydney

For weeks I was agonizing about what to do with my free week between Fraser Island and Tasmania. The Little Penguin Parade south of Melbourne was a must-do. So was the Outback. But no matter what I tried, it was too far to drive…

November 5, 2011
Travel

Lady Elliot Island

I have always dreamed of visiting the Great Barrier Reef and snorkeling there has been on my bucket list for a long, long time. Today, I can announce with giddiness: mission accomplished! When I first booked my trip to Australia, I spent a fair…

October 30, 2011
Travel

You MUST visit Fraser Island

It's no small feat to get to Fraser Island, but you MUST put it on your destination list. I've seen amazing wildlife and dingoes aplenty. I've walked on the softest sand in the world and been jostled on rough inland sand tracks. Fraser has…

October 28, 2011
Travel

Fantastic Fraser Island

Fraser Island is a World Heritage site off the eastern coast of Australia and is the largest sand island in the world. It's also the only island in the world with a rainforest. The driving is adventurous, the views are stunning, the water is…

October 24, 2011