Travel and Photo Essay Blog

A collection of articles from travel, photography and anything in between

Angkor Complex Ruins, Cambodia

Faces of Bayon temple Comprised of over 200 gigantic faces on the temple towers, Bayon temple is by far one of the most impressive Angkor structures. When you visit, do your self a favour and grab a three day pass to the archaeological site. It’s an absolute dream to... read more

Luang Prabang, Laos

We were stuck in this gorgeous little town Luang Prabang, Laos for 6 nights. Clint is still claiming that this one little place is home to the tastiest food he has ever had. Big call, I know… but I second his claim. Each morning we would walk to our local... read more

The King’s Birthday, Bangkok Thailand

Upon arrival in Bangkok we soon learned it was about to be the King’s Birthday. We were certainly keen to stay on a bit longer than intended to see the festivities. And geese was it worth the wait around! This is a huge Thai celebration, and fortunately –... read more

Packing tips for long term travel

First time round, I guess the most frustrating thing for me was trying to pack for four seasons with no idea of where I was actually going. I knew my environment would vary from tropical beaches to snowy mountains and with all the tricky cultural dress codes... read more

Huacachina Sand Dunes, Peru

Huacachina is a picturesque desert oasis, lying at the foot of some of the world’s largest sand dunes. Here, the everlasting rolling hill lines change colours throughout the day depending on the height of the sun. Though, if the scenery isn’t enough of a... read more

Lake Bunyonyi, Uganada

Uganda was a hidden gem for us. I admit, we were a little weary after our first impressions. You would be too if you walked into the border town’s solo restaurant for a quick meal. As you would find yourself being served by a lovely young Ugandan woman who speaks... read more

Gorilla Trekking, Uganda

  We made the plans for our gorilla trekking just three short days in advance. For anyone in the know, this is completely different from the pushed advice of ‘you must book at least four months in advance’. Though, I would never advise anyone to... read more

A classic sight within Myanmar

While in the Shan State of Myanmar we solo trekked out to a local village which was located a days hike from the nearest town. No one here spoke a word of English, but the kind hearted locals took us in, fed us up and provided a roof over our head for the evening.... read more

‘Pink City’ – Jaipur, India

Jaipur, known as the Pink City, is the state capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is famous for its collection of magnificent fortes, palaces, temples and vibrant culture. Hawa Mahal (above photo) is a must see during any trip to the Pink City. This palace was built in 1799.... read more

One-way ticket out of Oz

As every one is well aware of by now… Clint and I have decided to trade in our beloved first home together, for a budget one-way ticket with a global destination. Life on the road has been calling us!! And finally the time has come to set aside all the comforts... read more

Meet the author

“Addicted to travel! An Occupational Therapist by trade, and a traveller at heart. Along with many of my other passions – photography, adventure trekking & scuba diving to name a few. My most recent adventures sent me barrelling west around the globe for 16 months. Travelling from Asia, Africa, throughout South America & the in between…”

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