A Western Australia Road Trip: Swimming with Whale Sharks in Exmouth

1250km north of Perth at the very tip of Australia's west coast is a small town called Exmouth, famous for giving travellers the opportunity to swim with whale sharks. If you don't already know what a whale shark is, let me educate you. About whale sharks The whale shark is a slow, graceful filter-feeding shark... Continue Reading →

Why scuba diving in Utila was a let down

Utila is a small island off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. It's a beautiful place to spend a week or two relaxing on the beach, swimming in the sea or eating at any of the great little restaurants. It's also one of the most popular and (supposedly) cheapest places for scuba diving in the world.... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Koh Phi Phi

Getting to Koh Phi Phi If you're following a typical backpacker route then you're probably on Koh Tao looking for a way east. Look no further than the slave ship. A big wooden boat with two floors and very low ceilings overcrowded with sweaty, sea sick backpackers sleeping on thin, narrow mats on the floor... Continue Reading →

Scuba Diving on Koh Tao

If you haven't tried scuba diving before then you're in for a real treat. As you descend down into the water you surround yourself with a different world. Colourful coral, schools of fish, dangerous predators, underwater caves and tunnels, shipwrecks, drop-offs into the void, night dives, complete weightlessness as you float along the current trying... Continue Reading →

Relax at Mission Beach

Less than two hours south of Cairns lies Mission Beach, a series of four small villages along a 14km stretch of golden, palm tree-lined beach. South Mission Beach, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach Village, and Bingil Bay have a great range of accommodation, restaurants, and activities to keep everyone entertained. Mission Beach In this small town,... Continue Reading →

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

The main reason people visit Cairns is for the daily or overnight trips to the Great Barrier Reef. If diving isn't your thing you can wander around the city and the seafront, avoiding salt-water crocodiles by swimming in the free ocean-front swimming pool. If you're flying into Cairns most hostels offer a free pick up... Continue Reading →

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