Kalbarri National Park • Window to Australian Nature

Australia: the great promise of memorable trips! There’s an amazing spot in one of the numerous natural parks of Australia. Its name is Natures Window and it’s part of the Kalbarri National Park, 568 kms heading to the north from Perth, Western Australia. Western is known as the most wild part of Australia (after the centre dominated…

Torres del Paine, Chile – National Park in One Day

Patagonia, Chile. How could you miss Torres del Paine National Park? Even if you don’t fit the boy scout way of life and you can’t trek for two or three days, everybody says that you must visit it! Guides suggest up to nine days trekking inside the park, but the minimum stay inside it is two days….

Rose Goes South • Tyrona: Hiking and Hammocking

Last week I published a post about how to do nothing in Santa Marta. Today I’m writing one about how to make your trip to Santa Marta worthwhile by doing anything and everything in the Tyrona National Park, only a stones throw from Santa Marta, by taxi or by bus. A popular traveller route, the…

Settle, England – Undiscovered Gateway To The Yorkshire Dales

Sitting with my feet propped up by a roaring open fire, tucking into some local ‘scran’ and sipping from a fine selection of real ales, it’s hard to imagine what more the Yorkshire town of Settle, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, could possibly offer. It’s a location that provides the perfect ending…

Colombia – Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

When hearing ‘Colombia‘ as a travel destination, many people still cringe based on the country’s past. With the drug cartel making Medellin one of the most dangerous cities in the world throughout the 80’s, it’s easy to understand why people may be apprehensive to visit. Luckily, times have changed, and the Colombians are making great…

Cabo Polonio, Uruguay – A Hidden Hamlet

South America is a big continent with so many destinations to choose from, and Uruguay is often overlooked as one of those destinations. Overshadowed by its bigger neighbors, Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay struggles with its tourism. But its small-scale tourism makes it the perfect place to visit now. Along Ruta 10 there is a turn…

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand – ‘The Beach’ Beach

Koh Phi Phi is THE party island for Thailand travellers. Knowing the transport in Thailand, it will take a good five-hours worth of boat trips from the mainland, a long coach and an uphill trek, but you’ll eventually arrive at the island and experience, well, for want of a better word, paradise! Stay here for a…

Australia’s West Coast – Reef Envy at Ningaloo

If you’re looking to add some ticks to your bucket list, then take the road less travelled and head over to the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park on the Western Coast of Australia. With 50km of unspoilt, virgin coastline to explore and with a seal of approval from the Aussies themselves, you won’t come across a…