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Houston Texas a true space city

Image: Visit Houston If you’ve ever imagined Houston, Texas to be a dusty, desert city you’d be supremely wrong. Houston is a very green city, which boasts four of the biggest city parks in America. Yes, there’s space-a-plenty here. Even though Houston is 80 km inland, the city boasts one of the world’s busiest ports thanks to the Houston Ship Channel which connects...

Stunning Banff Lake Louise

Image: Dan Evans Famously located within the incredibly gorgeous Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, are the towns of Banff and Lake Louise. Banff is Canada’s highest town and is located along the Trans-Canada Highway just 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise, in the midst of the Canadian Rockies. Banff is best known for its hot springs and...

St Helena a speck in the Atlantic Ocean

All images courtesy of St Helena Tourism The island of St. Helena can be very hard to find. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, 4,000 km east of Rio de Janeiro and 1,950 km west of Angola, Africa, St. Helena is a volcanic island that pokes out of the deep ocean, it’s a mere pinpoint of a map. Best known as the place where Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to live out...

Colorado straddling the Rockies

Image: Rocky Mountain National Park. Credit – Visit Colorado Mountains distinguish Colorado. The Rocky Mountains to be specific. The state encompasses most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.  The 38th state in the U.S., it is referred...

Tangalooma Island Resort: where wild dolphins play

Feeding a dolphin in the wild is an amazing experience that is not easy to find, yet off the coast of Queensland, there is an island where the dolphins come in for a tasty fish treat and you get to feed it to them. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand island and is located a short 75-minute ferry ride from Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane. You...

Underwater Museums by Jason deCaires Taylor

Image: © MUSAN / @JasondeCairesTaylor © MUSAN / Costas Constantinou Jason deCaires Taylor is a sculptor, environmentalist and professional underwater photographer. His permanent, site-specific sculptural works span the world’s oceans and seas and explore modern themes of conservation and environmental activism. Over the past 15 years, Taylor has been one of the first...

Te Puia Rotorua

Image: Kate Webster Te Puia is quite an institution in Rotorua, New Zealand.   This fascinating attraction has a 180-year legacy of guiding visitors through a stunning geothermal valley and showcasing the intriguing Māori culture! Justin Te Hau knows Te Puia well as he is a fifth-generation guide there. Justin’s great-great grandmother was one of the first...

Overview: Vanuatu

Composed of 83 spectacular islands, the archipelago of Vanuatu features an authentic and unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich culture and friendly locals. After just a short plane ride from Australia, travellers can explore everything the destination has to offer – from untouched nature and exciting adventure to barefoot luxury and tropical beaches...

A must visit spot on the Overlanders Way

The town of Mckinlay, population currently 14 people. Photo: Kate Webster In the Shire of Mckinlay you will find the quaint town of Julia Creek. If you are driving the Overlanders Way, you will pass through this tiny town and most travellers will use it as a rest stop on their journey. What it is lacking in size, it makes up for in the atmosphere. Before settling...

48 hours in Mount Isa

A short two hour 40-minute flight from Brisbane and I touched down in Mount Isa, some 1880kms from my home on the Gold Coast. It couldn’t be more different than what I am used to. I swapped surfboard carrying, beachgoers in their boardshorts and flip flops for boot wearing, buckle toting cowboys. Sandy beaches were replaced with red dusty roads and someone had sucked...