See wild Koalas – Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Great Ocean road is not only one of the world’s most beautiful drives, home to stunning coastal scenery, but for those in Melbourne it is also one of the best and most convenient places to see wild koalas. Head to Kennet River and park up at the bottom of Grey River Road. From there take the…

15 Amazing Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Okay, so we may be a little biased here, but we think Western Australia must be one of the best locations in the world for experiences with wild animals (and we’re including Africa in that statement). Visiting WA there are so many amazing animals on your doorstep and to see them is so easy for anyone visiting this spectacular place.…

Swim with wild dolphins – Western Australia

Who wouldn’t love to go swimming with dolphins, these beautiful and intelligent animals are very inquisitive and playful in the water and can offer fabulous interactions for snorkelers and divers. Unfortunately these qualities have been abused and exploited and it is also possible to “swim” with captive dolphins. Keeping animals in captivity is something we…

Sail the Brazilian Coast – Paraty

The picturesque coastal town of Paraty was originally a thriving port, settled by the Portuguese in the mid 17th century as way of safely extracting gold from Brazil back to Portugal and avoiding the pirates targeting ships in and out of Rio. Today it is a tourist hot spot, famous for its beautiful old town…

Relax on a tropical island – Ilha Grande

Have you ever dreamed of staying for days on a tropical island. Trekking through lush rainforest to forgotten beaches. Sleeping in your hammock on the beach, watching the boats gently sailing by. Welcome to Ilha Grande, Brazil. The island is perhaps best known for Lopes Mendes beach. This beach has been voted in the worlds top…

Cruise Canada’s iconic Inside Passage: How to save $1000s

Imagine cruising through Canada’s Inside Passage towards Alaska. Sitting back in your seat watching humpback whales, orca and seals swimming alongside your ship. Spotting bears fishing on the shoreline while you eat breakfast and seeing the sunset over the coastal islands of British Columbia. Sound good? We think so too. But perhaps you think cruises are expensive…