I was distracted by looking out for a taxi and talking to my friend when I was startled by a glowing light out the corner of my eye. I was about to bump into a man who was carrying a cigarette, and the cigarette was heading toward my face. I immediately panicked and pulled my hands away from my bag to block the cigarette. Before I realised what was really going on, I was swarmed by two other men.
Perched upon coastal cliffs, nestled away in villages and atop offshore rocky outcrops, there’s an estimated 10, 000 temples or religious compounds that exist on the island of Bali. Because Balinese culture is highly spiritual and influenced by religion, these temples are something every visitor to Bali should take the opportunity to learn and appreciate the local customs.
Beyond its airport terminals and flashy malls, Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant, cultured city with just about something for every type of traveller. From exploring the temples in Chinatown to trying new foods to climbing to the top of the Batu Caves or the Petronas Towers, here are 20 photos to inspire you to travel to Malaysia’s capital city.
If you’re planning a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, you might be curious about what the day has in store for you. Here’s a list of helpful tips to assist you when preparing for a day of underwater – or air – adventures at the Great Barrier Reef.
Western Australia’s South West is a treasure trove of underground caves, lush forest, seascapes and dreamy beaches waiting to be explored. Here are just 9 incredible places and sights that can be squeezed into an overnight road trip to the state’s southwest region under four hours from the state capital of Perth.
Cambodia has been on my travel radar for as long as I can remember. In fact, I recently discovered in my high school yearbook that I’d written Cambodia as one of the places I would visit in the years following graduation. Seven short years later, I made it to Siem Reap and ticked Cambodia off my bucket list.
The new year has been welcomed by some seriously restless feet and a suitcase desperately calling my name from atop a dusty wardrobe. After reminiscing over my incredible travels of 2016, I decided to add a collection of new places and experiences to my travel bucket list for 2017 and beyond.
As 2016 comes to a close, it seems only fitting to reflect on my favourite travel destinations I’ve visited in the last twelve months. From a number of countries in Southeast Asia and cities at home in Australia, here are my top 16 destinations from my 2016 travels.
Calling all travellers planning trips to America: Guest blogger Josh shares his knowledge about the ESTA, an electronic system used by non-nationals to gain a temporary entry permit into the United States of America.
There’s something incredibly beautiful about snow; the way it collects in the elbows and arms of trees, how it looks like glitter when the sun comes out, and the way each snowflake is delicately and intricately crafted by nature.