Snorkelling with sharks on Caye Caulker

This tiny island off the coast of Belize is a backpacker's paradise, which means it's basically 'the cheap one'. Just because it's budget-friendly, doesn't mean it's rubbish. Spend your time eating great food, kayaking with a beer and snorkelling with sharks! Getting to Caye Caulker from Mexico It was a sad day when I had... Continue Reading →

Diving into darkness and swimming with turtles

Diving around Playa del Carmen We chose to dive with the highly recommended Scuba 10. The crew was rad; Gerardo hooked us up in the shop, Irene taught the Open Water while I tagged along on a refresher dive and Chino took us deep into the cenotes (sinkholes and underwater cave systems). A standard two-tank... Continue Reading →

Sail around the Whistsunday Islands

74 mostly uninhabited islands make up the Whitsundays. Pristine white beaches and dense jungle are ready to be explored, you can charter your own boat for your island hopping experience or pay to go on one of the overnight tours available. A huge group of us sailed aboard the SV Whitehaven for three days and... Continue Reading →

Drive around Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is only 8km and a short ferry ride away from Townsville and it's a great place to spend a few days. You can cuddle a koala or drive a 4x4 to hidden beaches, climb trees and hike to great lookouts. There are sailing and jet-ski tours, kayaking and fishing tours. The island itself... Continue Reading →

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