Globeblogging

Globeblogging

Tales from the globe

The Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road

Contents1New South Wales1.1Sydney to Wagga Wagga drive2Northern Territory2.1Alice Springs to Uluru drive2.2Darwin to Katherine drive3South Australia3.1Adelaide to Uluru drive4Tasmania4.1Hobart to Launceston drive4.2Tarkine Drive5Victoria5.1The Bellarine Peninsula5.2The Great Ocean Road Trip5.3Wilsons Promontory6Western Australia6.1Perth to Margaret River6.2Perth to Monkey Mia drive7Queensland7.1Atherton Tablelands7.2Cairns to Cape Tribulation driveMy cousin visited from the UK a couple of years ago. He was […]

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Sunset over the City of Angels from Griffith Park

Contents1Los Angeles 2 day itinerary1.1Day 1: The Hollywood Experience1.1.1Hollywood Bus Tours1.1.2Griffith Park and observatory1.2Day 2: Universal Studios2Los Angeles Itinerary, 4 days2.1Day 3: Santa Monica Pier2.2Day 4: ShopWhen you think of visiting LA, its hard not to think of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. The City of Angels is California’s most populated city and the […]

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Eco-farm in Vinales, Cuba

Contents1Reducing the eco-impact of your beauty routine1.1Small changes you can make1.1.1Say goodbye to the makeup remover!1.1.2Buy in bulk1.1.3Think about your toothbrush choices1.1.4It’s all about the hair1.1.5Skip the hotel toiletries1.1.6Reconsider the liquid wash1.1.7Menstrual cupsReducing the eco-impact of your beauty routine For the past few years I’ve been on somewhat of a personal mission to reduce the […]

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The starting point for The Rocks Lantern Ghost Tour, Sydney

Contents1A Lantern Ghost Tour – A skeptics tale1.1A spooky evening begins1.2Susannah Place1.3Observatory Hill – the best view in Sydney1.4Parbury Ruins1.5The Hero of Waterloo2The Niggly bits2.1What should you wear?2.2How long does it run for?2.3Where should you park?2.4Is it real?2.5Will you see a ghost?2.6Should you take a Lantern Ghost Tour of The Rocks?2.7How much is it?A Lantern […]

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Helipad halfway up the Diamond Head crater and the Diamond Head Lighthouse in the distance

Contents1What is Diamond Head?2Diamond Head’s Military History3How to get to Diamond Head4Diamond Head Opening Hours5How long does it take to hike Diamond Head?6What you need to hike Diamond Head7Best time to hike Diamond Head8How hard is the summit hike?9The view from Diamond Head crater lookout10The views from the walk up Diamond Head11Available facilities12Should you do […]

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Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in Oahu Hawaii, courtesy of Dolphins and You

Contents1Top adventures to add to your bucket list1.1Africa bucket list experiences1.1.1Okavango Delta Helicopter, Botswana1.1.2Swimming with Whale Sharks in Madagascar1.1.3Tracking Gorillas in Rwanda1.1.4Safari Adventure South Africa1.1.5Living with a Xhosa Tribe in South Africa1.1.6Swimming in Angel’s Pool, Victoria Falls Zambia1.2Americas bucket list experiences1.2.1Juneau Helicopter tour and Glacier Walk, Alaska1.2.2Mountain biking Death Road Bolivia1.2.3Salar de Uyuni Bolivia1.2.4Climb Huayna […]

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Contents1What is Kualoa Ranch?2Where is Kualoa Ranch?3How to get to Kualoa Ranch4What is there to do at Kualoa Ranch?5The Best of Kualoa Ultimate Experience5.1Taste of Kualoa Farm Tour5.2The Hollywood Movie Sites Tour5.3Jungle Jeep Expedition5.4Buffet LunchHawaii’s Oahu is an island jam packed with things to do no matter what your taste, but there was one thing […]

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Colourful donuts on offer at Purve Donut Stop

Contents1Where to find the best food in Oahu and Waikiki1.1Best Coffee in Waikiki1.1.1Bill’s Hawaii1.1.2Kai Coffee1.1.3Island Brew Coffeehouse1.2Sweet Treats in Waikiki1.2.1Cinnabon1.2.2Purve Donut Stop1.2.3Waiola Shave Ice1.2.4Lewers Lounge1.3The best food in Waikiki1.3.1The Cheesecake Factory1.3.2Red Lobster1.3.3PF Changs1.3.4Tony Roma’s Steakhouse1.3.5Dukes1.3.6Giovanni’s Shrimp TruckWhere to find the best food in Oahu and Waikiki For the Aussie traveler, dining in the USA can […]

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Sunset on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, taken fom Pipeline beach

Contents1The things you should add to your packing list for Hawaii1.1Digital Luggage Scale1.2Reef Safe Sunscreen1.3Clear Plastic Toiletries bag1.4Turkish Towel1.5Waterproof Phone Pouch1.6Travel Tripod1.7Powerbank1.8Multi-USB ChargerThe things you should add to your packing list for Hawaii So you’ve booked yourself a trip to the beautiful Hawaii and your departure date is looming. You might think that packing for […]

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USS Missouri, a decommissioned battleship at Pearl Harbor

Contents1Visiting Pearl Harbor1.1Why you should visit Pearl Harbor1.2Can you visit Pearl Harbor without a tour?1.3What is there to see at Pearl Harbor?1.3.1USS Arizona Memorial1.3.2USS Bowfin1.3.3USS Oklahoma Memorial1.3.4USS Missouri1.3.5Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum1.3.6USS Utah Memorial1.4Is Pearl Harbor free?1.5Are there free tickets for Pearl Harbor?1.6How to get tickets to Pearl Harbor1.7How much is Pearl Harbor?1.8What can I take […]

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