First half of my first bushwalking experience, on the Overland Track in Tasmania, in May 2019. After seeing it feature on so many top hikes lists, I had to see what the Overland Track was all about. This was probably the tougher half, compounded by miserable weather on the first 2 days. Still, the Tasmanian wilderness is a sight to behold in any weather, and what better way to experience it than a few days living in the middle of
I’ve been fortunate to have been able to participate in a couple of collaboration posts with other bloggers. Here are those I’ve contributed to this year. Hope it’ll help you find some travel inspiration from the other contributors! Traveling Alone For The First Time: 21 Pro Tips For Solo Travel Newbies by Passport Voyager March 12, 2019. Thinking of taking that leap of faith and get on your first solo trip, but not sure how to? Check out some tips
For a year that started off relatively slowly, the pace seems to have suddenly gotten out of hand. In May, I got restless and decided to do the Overland Track in Tasmania on an impulse. Weather at the start wasn’t great but it ended amazingly, some of those scenes on Instagram. I finally got to see Tasmanian Devils and echidnas up close (not on the trail, unfortunately, but at an awesome wildlife sanctuary in the city). Right after that trip
North Sumatra has so much to offer, from the endless natural wonders, to food, culture, and history. However if you’re short on time, like I was, here’s a 6 day itinerary I used last year for a glimpse of north Sumatra. Be warned though, that completing this will leave you wanting for more!
A quick round up on the information you’ll need to plan a trip to Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve. Summarizing the points I’ve learnt from planning my trip there, hope it may be useful to someone else! For details on my experience at Yading, check out my previous post here!
A quick stop at the bustling metropolis of Chengdu before heading home. Here are some ideas on what to do if you’re got a day here.
A 2 day (mis)adventure to Yading Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China. Might be one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and I’m glad to have came, but here’s how you should not do it.
The gateway to Yading Nature Reserve, Daocheng. While it certainly isn’t a top destination, there are still things to do to keep you busy for a day or two. Also a great way to get away from the crowds that mark almost every other tourist spot in China.
Kangding, saddled between the mountains, and an important gateway between Sichuan and Tibet. Most people stop by here just for a day or 2, so here’s how to make the most of your short stop!
It’s amazing what a couple of umbrellas can do to transform a street. Suddenly, everything’s much more colorful and lively. Nicola from See Nic Wander recently compiled a list of umbrella streets around the world, with some help from travel bloggers, and I’m glad to be able to contribute one for the charming Al Shamsi stairs in Amman. Read about that and many more in this colorful post! Is there an umbrella street in your next destination?