A Complete Guide to Walking the Three Capes Track in Tasmania

A Complete Guide to Walking the Three Capes Track in Tasmania

Planning a trip to Tasmania? If so, you need to consider walking the Three Capes Track on the Tasman Peninsula. This 4 day, 48 km walk highlights the rugged beauty and amazing coastline of this stunning peninsula and is not to be missed. It’s not a particularly challenging walk, but it’s definitely worth doing in order to truly experience this area of Tasmania - the scenery was often jaw-dropping. Here I provide all the details you need in order to plan and thoroughly enjoy this beautiful walk.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Japan

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Japan

I adored Japan. As I strolled through the cities, eating fresh sushi and admiring beautiful pagodas, I kept wondering why it took me so long to get there. I couldn’t help but appreciate the traditional ways, the beautiful styles, the lovely people — the simple perfection of it all. In my opinion, Japan is the perfect place for a solo female traveler. I found it easy to navigate, there were more street signs in English than I had anticipated, and those who spoke English were always willing to help. Even though I am tall and blond I never felt intimidated, anxious or out of place. I felt extremely safe, respected and welcomed in Japan.

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5 Tips For Seeing Orangutans in Borneo

5 Tips For Seeing Orangutans in Borneo

I don’t like monkeys, but I love apes! I have visited the mountain gorillas in both Uganda and Rwanda in the past, and next I really wanted to see wild orangutans. Through my research, I learned that orangutans are the only apes that live outside of Africa and are only found on two islands in the world - Borneo and Sumatra. The orangutans in Borneo are found in Malaysian Borneo, in a region called Sabah, in the northern part of the island and it just so happens that one of the best dive sites in the world, Sipadan, is also located in the same general part of Borneo, which was perfect for me. I really enjoyed my time in the rainforest and would highly recommend a visit. To help you plan your rainforest adventure, here are 5 tips to for seeing orangutans in Borneo.

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Varanasi, India: Life Along the Ganges River

Varanasi, India: Life Along the Ganges River

For me, India is a challenging country to visit. It is unabashedly raw and in your face, with a frenetic energy that buzzes morning, noon and night. Even after spending 10 days in the city of Varanasi, I never became fully immune to it’s chaos. Things never fully stood still for me. Through my lens, moments held an underlying current, a slight movement, a blur.  Photographing life along the Ganges became easier as the days progressed, but in my mind’s eye, the city was constantly pulsing, always moving. Colors swirled, people melded together.

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My Top Experiences in Puglia and Basilicata, Italy

My Top Experiences in Puglia and Basilicata, Italy

When I was planning my extended trip to Italy, I knew I wanted to visit parts of the country that I had never been to before. The regions of Puglia and Basilicata kept coming to mind and the day I mentioned to my Italian relatives that I was considering going there, their eyes lit up. I knew then that I was definitely onto something special!

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