South Pacific

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Would You Scuba Dive with Sharks in Fiji?

Fiji is on everyone's list, if not for the exceptional beaches, for the incredible scuba diving. Welcomed by the friendly ...

New Zealand

New Zealand is One of the Hardest Countries in the World to Plan -- But Doesn't Have to Be

With plenty of international flights and relatively small in size, New Zealand may seem like any other island where you ca...


Swim Amongst Scads of Jellyfish in the Mystical World of Palau

It's normal to feel a ripple of trepidation as you lower yourself into into the waters of Ongeim L’Tketau. Better known as...


Western Oz and Perth: The Most Overlooked and Underrated Part of the Country

It may be one of the most isolated places on the planet. It may, also be one of the hottest and most arid regions in the s...

New Zealand

A Visit to Hobbiton Having Seen Absolutely None of the Lord of the Rings Movies

I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t like fantasy or sci-fi. I’ve never seen Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter the Hobbit, or yes, any of the Lord of the Rings movies. Despite being the best selling novel of all time, the stories just don’t interest me. Traveling to New Zealand, I was conflicted because Hobbiton was listed on virtually every top 10 list of must-see attractions. Should I go even though I would have no idea what I was looking at? Would it be worthwhile or a waste of time?

South Pacific

Do You Know What the Least Visited Country in the World is?

If you’re the kind of person who’s been just about everywhere and is looking for a new addition to your bucket list, this ...

Cultural Experience

Explore Melbourne’s Vibrant Street Art Hot Spots

Australia's cultural hub, Melbourne is known for its rich down-under subculture. The downtown area is filled with theaters...


48 Hours in Melbourne

Melbourne is quirky and it wouldn’t quirk without cool bars. When we say cool we mean run down, dive bars, cosy but person...