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.
About two hours from the traffic-packed, death-defying streets of Ho Chi Minh City is one of the largest, most colourful Cao Dai temples in Vietnam.
Cruises are essentially floating resorts, conveniently transporting you around the world while you wine, dine and soak up the sun. But if that’s not enough to convince you, here’s a list of reasons why you should cruise.
Bursting off the walls in back alleyways, near train lines and along the Klang River walls, Kuala Lumpur’s urban art scene is theatrical with vibrant colours and characters giving new life to tired and ordinary surfaces.
During a spur of the moment trip to Cairns in Queensland, I swam with the underwater life in the Coral Sea and flew over one of the seven wonders of the natural world in a helicopter.
From plunging into what seemed like a human fish bowl to walking beneath a canopy of trees, here’s how I spent 48 hours in Cairns, Queensland.