The Travel Buzz

The Travel Buzz

The Travel Buzz. When I started preparations for a year-long stay in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, I had a reoccurring thought – this would be the first time I would be “travelling” by living in just one town for a whole year; would I get...
A Little Slice of Paradise in Bougainville

A Little Slice of Paradise in Bougainville

A Little Slice of Paradise. A short banana boat ride from Keita, near Arawa, Pokpok Island in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville is a place of few distractions, where you can’t help but relax. No shops, no wifi, limited power and intermittent phone service from atop a steep hill makes...
Podcast #3 – The Routine of a Travel Writer

Podcast #3 – The Routine of a Travel Writer

Podcast #3 – Ever wondered what it’s like to be a freelance travel writer in a developing country for a year? Or how a travel writer spends their day? In the latest Travel Inspired podcast I share my routine and ways I introduce  structure into my day in the otherwise...
Extraordinary, Must-See Attractions in New Zealand

Extraordinary, Must-See Attractions in New Zealand

The Pacific islands of New Zealand are peppered with absurdly beautiful sights we are deeply turned on by: epiphanic coastal panoramas, the lushest landscapes, and battered rural tracks yearning to be explored. There are also winding roads with many places worth pulling your Apollo campervan hire over for. Yet embedded...
Visual Tour Of The Coolest Little Capital In The World

Visual Tour Of The Coolest Little Capital In The World

Wellington, New Zealand – described as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ by Lonely Planet. So what makes it a cool place to visit? Well, there are so many things! And to ensure you see at least some of the cool spots that Wellington has to offer, here’s a...
Podcast #2 – Crabs Are On The Loose!

Podcast #2 – Crabs Are On The Loose!

PODCAST #2 – We were packed in like a tin of sardines; however, this tin of sardines had a live crab on the loose. To be honest, I am surprised that Hollywood haven’t already produced a movie about this plot line… Often, adventure awaits in the getting to the destination...
Crabs Are On The Loose!

Crabs Are On The Loose!

The sound of laughter spread throughout the back of the tarpaulin covered 4 x 4 truck. Fellow passengers shuffled positions in the crammed public motor vehicle to get a glimpse of the guy in the far corner. ‘Crabs, crabs, the crabs have escaped!’ I yelled to no one in particular. I...
Into the Mountainous Region of Rotokas

Into the Mountainous Region of Rotokas

Video | Several months ago I’d never heard of the area of Rotokas in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Yet here I was about to disappear into the mountainous terrain for 3 days of trekking. I still knew very little about the area. A couple of conversations with volunteers on...
The Fijian Yasawa Islands of Nanuya Lailai and Waya

The Fijian Yasawa Islands of Nanuya Lailai and Waya

The Fijian Yasawa Islands are a cluster of volcanic archipelago islands to the west of the Viti Levu mainland. Derived from the Fijian word for heaven, the Yasawa Islands offer a South Pacific slice of paradise. Palm lined golden beaches, crystalline water and top notch snorkelling. Promising guaranteed relaxation as...
Podcast #1 – Why Do They Wear Those Boots?

Podcast #1 – Why Do They Wear Those Boots?

PODCAST #1 – Who doesn’t love a podcast? I do. And now i’ve got my own! Listen to my first ever podcast ‘Why Do They Wear Those Boots?’ for a glimpse into my distraction filled life as a travel writer in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. In this episode… Breaking Bad,...
Why do they wear those boots? – Part 3

Why do they wear those boots? – Part 3

Island Life – Part 3. Write at least half a dozen more paragraphs of this latest blog entry ‘Why do they wear those boots?’ before venturing to the kitchen I tell myself… My stomach grumbles, unsatisfied by the cup of homemade Greek yogurt with fresh pineapple and a glass of water...
Surf, bike, paddle and hike Hanalei

Surf, bike, paddle and hike Hanalei

Hanalei, meaning ‘lei making’ and ‘crescent bay’ in Hawaiian is the perfect base for an adventure. The small town on the North Shore of Kauai is surrounded by Mount Na Molokama, Mamalahoa and Hihimanu and as a result, it’s a place of natural beauty and has a charm that draws you...

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