My three months in Australia flew by. I saw a lot, experienced a lot, and, despite my best efforts, spent a lot. So what did I learn? What went right and what would I do differently? What nuggets of wisdom can I pass on to you? … More Australia: Roundup and Reflection
For three and a half weeks, I cuddled baby kangaroos, wallabies, and wallaroos. It was pretty awesome. … More Volunteering at Brindle Creek Sanctuary
The Great Barrier Reef is probably one of the places that most often comes to people’s minds when you mention scuba diving. Experiencing an underwater world, filled with plants and animals unseen on solid ground, is something you won’t soon forget. If you are not a certified scuba diver, you might think this world is out of your reach. Luckily, you would be wrong 🙂 … More What’s an Intro Scuba Dive and Should You Do One?
I love rainforests. For as long as I can remember, they have captured my heart in a way that deserts or oceans, although both very cool in their own ways, never have. Being in Queensland, Australia, I knew I couldn’t miss the UNESCO World Heritage Daintree rainforest. … More Visiting an Ancient Rainforest
“If you have a hat on, you should take it off now because you’re gonna lose it in ten seconds.” … More Ocean Rafting the Whitsundays
When you’re traveling the Queensland coast of Australia, Fraser Island is on the “must do” list. From beach driving to crystal clear lakes to a sub-tropical rainforest, this island has it all. … More Fraser Island
I canoed the Noosa Everglades, walked across a giant sandblow, and saw my first kangaroos of the trip. … More The Noosa Everglades