Tagged: Australia

Australian War Memorial, Canberra

8 Activities You Can’t Miss on a Canberra, Australia Getaway

Situated between Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra’s name is appropriately derived from the indigenous Ngunnawal word for “meeting place.” The Australian capital, which was built as a planned city in the...

Perisher Ski Resort, Australia

Perisher, Australia: 9 Tips for the Best Ski Trip Down Under

Sunny beaches, the scorching Outback, tropical rainforests. These are the images most people associate with Australia, and, with 36,000 kilometers (22,000 miles) of coastline, about 70% of the country classified as the Outback, and 900,000 hectares...

Cuyabeno Reserve, Amazon, Ecuador

2016: The Travel Year in Review

I’ve declared it already: 2016 was the best year ever. Since 2011, I’ve summarized my travel-filled years (see my posts from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015), but no year has ever come close...

Trinidad, Cuba

2015: The Travel Year in Review

Another year in the books already! Just a few days into 2016, I’m going to make a bold prediction: this will be one of the best years of my life, on account of a big...