A quick stop in ritzy Noosa Heads, where we walk the beautiful coastline and visit Steve Irwin’s famous Australia Zoo. Crikey!
We rush to Hervey Bay in order to catch the annual migration of Humpback Whales before the season ends. Luckily, they put on an amazing show!
Sailing the turquoise waters and exploring the blindingly-white sandy beaches of the Whitsunday Islands.
Our trip up the West Coast of Australia with Red Earth Safaris (read Part 1 or Part 2 here) was a fantastic introduction to this vast and wonderful country. Months later, it still tops our minds as one of our favorite experiences in Australia, and we recommend Terry’s tour to any traveler we meet headed […]
Our final stops in Bali take us to the far north for Lovina’s famous dolphins and to the far East for Amed’s famous snorkeling and diving.
We begin our Bali adventures in the party-capital, Kuta, before moving inland to the cultural and spiritual center, Ubud.
Our love affair with volcanoes took us to the very alive and active Bromo Volcano in Eastern Java. We arrived just before sunset and our guide took us to a panoramic lookout for beautiful views of the area, peppered with volcanoes. We could peer down into the old volcanic caldera, now a sandy flat pit, […]
We were a bit sad to leave Malaysia, after enjoying some of its beautiful islands, jungle and wildlife. But we were excited to enter a new country, our 17th of this trip – Indonesia. After landing in Jakarta, we knew it would be a different story than Malaysia. We’re cautious everywhere we go, but with […]
Our last stop in Malaysia before heading south to Singapore was the old colonial city of Malacca (or as it is know these days, Melaka). Like Penang, this city was a strategic port for Malaysia’s colonial powers, first for the Dutch and later for the British. The meandering Melaka River snakes through the city and […]
One of the most exciting aspects of our visit to Borneo was the chance to see some incredible and rare primates and monkeys in the wild. As we’ve learned time and again in our travels, seeing animals in person and in the wild is such a precious experience that words can’t really convey. It’s so […]