G’day! For those of you who may not know, I live in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland state in Australia. Queensland is huge, taking up almost 1/4 of the Australian landmass. With an area of 1,727,000 square kilometres, Queensland is the second largest state in Australia. (The biggest is Western Australia). Queensland is nearly five […]
If you’ve missed any of my previous Portuguese travel photos, go back and have a look at last week’s episode which was Part 2 of my 3 part series. In it I shared a few photos from Nazare, Aveiro, Porto, and the Douro Valley. A few months ago I traveled through central Portugal, visiting Lisbon, Sintra, Nazare, Aveiro, Porto, Douro Valley, Piodao, Parque […]
Last week I started my 3 part series on my Portugal travels. In that post I shared a few photos from Lisbon and Sintra. If you missed the first post, here was my Portugal itinerary: Lisbon, Sintra, Nazare, Aveiro, Porto, Douro Valley, Piodao, Parque Natural do Serra do Estrela, Monsanto, Marvao, and finally, Evora. In this, Part 2, we’ll continue […]
When it comes to European travel destinations, Portugal can be overlooked, especially compared to its Iberian neighbor, Spain. Being overlooked in favor of Spain may be tough for the Portuguese ego, but it has a huge plus side for travelers. There are fewer tourists and because of that, the locals are happy to see you. […]
I’ve been on Kauai, my home away from home for a week or so, and thought I’d feature one of the most scenic spots in the whole world, the Na Pali Coast. This 16 mile (20km) stretch of Kauai’s rugged northwesterly coastline stretches from Ke’e Beach to Polihale Beach and is only accesible by foot, boat, or air. The main access point is via the Kalalau Trail which begins at the dead-end of Kuhio Highway at Ke’e Beach on the north shore. This coastline is famous for it’s immense vertical seacliffs which reach heights of up to 4000 feet (1200m).