usa

We Wish We Had More Time In San Diego

Of all the places that took us by surprise on our road trip, I think San Diego comes out on top. It wasn't even on our initial itinerary. I was pretty sure we weren't going to have time, especially when I found out that Yellowstone National Park closes on November 5th and we'd have to… Continue reading We Wish We Had More Time In San Diego

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scotland · united kingdom

Photo Friday: Lots Of Cute At Edinburgh Zoo

It's been a while since I've done a Photo Friday post! I need to make them a regular thing again. Let's kick it off with something you would never kick - cute animals! Zoos can be a point of contention, but Edinburgh Zoo is very much focused on its conservation efforts and that shows everywhere… Continue reading Photo Friday: Lots Of Cute At Edinburgh Zoo

scotland · united kingdom

My Highlights Of Edinburgh

There's just something about Edinburgh. I can't quite put my finger on it. I don't know if it's the beautiful buildings on every street, or the cobblestone streets that instantly add character, or the wild and raw history of the city, or the wonderfully friendly people, or the atmospheric suburbs, or the endless things to… Continue reading My Highlights Of Edinburgh

australia

Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

You hear it all the time. Everything in Australia wants to kill you. I'm not gonna lie, guys: I've wanted to visit Australia for as long as I can remember, but I've always been terrified of the idea of spiders the size of dinner plates and crocodiles biting your arm off and snakes hiding in… Continue reading Australian Wildlife: The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected

australia · usa

That Time We Had The Same Day Twice

We went to Hawaii because it was cheap. This is a sentence that I never thought I'd say, and it made no sense at all to me when I realised it. Nevertheless, it was true. The plan was to fly to Vancouver; having realised we weren't going to be able to afford our planned American/Canadian… Continue reading That Time We Had The Same Day Twice

australia · oceania

Australia Zoo vs Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

When we arrived in Brisbane, I assumed that the first thing we'd do as huge fans of Steve Irwin, would be to visit his legacy in Australia Zoo. But at $59 a ticket, we decided to put it off and went to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for half the price instead. (you can read my… Continue reading Australia Zoo vs Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary