We’re no strangers to Indonesia and its 17,000 islands. It’s actually our fourth visit. We went to Bali, twice, and then Borneo and the Derawan Islands. And like Borneo, the Komodo National Park is what you can call a paradise for nature lovers.
Like most people, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Rwanda is probably not tourism. We understand, the Rwandan genocide of 1994 left permanent marks in everyone’s memory, but today, the country has moved on from its darkest hours and is opening up to the world.
We were lucky to be invited by the Rwanda Development Board to take part in a week of activities to support and promote sustainable conservation with a focus on the mountain gorillas.
With less than 900 mountain gorillas left in the wild, the species is critically endangered. So you can imagine how excited we were to be given an opportunity to help raise awareness.
For most of us, simply hearing the name Zanzibar brings up scents of spices, glimpses of a rich history, and pictures of paradisiac beaches. And whether you want to relax after your Tanzanian safari, recover from a long overseas flight, or discover new places and fragrances, Zanzibar is the place to be.
So if you’ve already booked your flight ticket, or still wondering if you should, here’re the top reasons why Zanzibar must make it to your bucket list. > Read more
Should you go visit the Great Barrier Reef you ask? Well, let’s see. How does swimming in the middle of a coral garden surrounded by hundreds of colourful tropical fishes sounds? Not bad, hey? We thought so. That’s why we decided to go there for the second time. And we’re taking you with us. > Read more
Why is the Daintree Rainforest such a big deal you ask? It’s estimated to be around 180 million years old, making it the oldest tropical lowland rainforest in the world. That’s quite insane when you think about it! It makes the Amazon and its 11 million years feel like a baby.
It covers a territory 16 times the size of Singapore. And if that wasn’t special enough, it sits alongside the Great Barrier Reef, making it the only place in the world where two UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites meet (in Cape Tribulation). > Read more
As a traveller, do you tend to go back to places you loved, or do you travel to new destinations? Tough question, isn’t it? We usually prefer to explore new places – our planet is so big! However this time, it’s different. We came to Hawaii a few years ago but only had time to visit the main island: Oahu. And while some places are great, it didn’t really meet the high expectations we had for Hawaii. So we decided to give it another go. And we’re so happy we did!
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It has been raining everyday for a few days now. It’s Sydney’s cheeky way to remind us that summer is over. And when we wake up this morning, it’s cloudy again. We usually don’t mind, but today, we are climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge; and it’s kind of a big deal. After 7 years living here, we discovered that Sydneysiders and tourists alike love the bridge as much as the Opera House and most people want to climb it as part of their bucket list.
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The bus ride to Puerto Iguazu was great! We’re in the “cama” class, the padded seats are wide and recline almost fully. After an 18 hours ride, we’re less tired than after 8h in Asia. Ah, it’s a good start.
That’s it, we left Sri Lanka. We’ve been travelling for a month already… it started slowly but then went by very fast. It’s time to move to our next destination! So what did we think about Sri Lanka?