Exploring the ancient town of Thera on Santorini Island

On the Island of Santorini, The ancient town of Thera (otherwise known as Thira) is located 360m high on Messavouno Mountain, between Kamari and Perissa Beach. You can either drive from Kamari – I recommend taking an ATV instead of a car, as the road is VERY narrow – or walk up the mountain from Perissa […]

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Behind the Blog – Meet Natalie from Cosmos Mariners: Destination Unknown

Hi! I’m Natalie, and I blog over at Cosmos Mariners: Destination Unknown. Although I’ve been blogging on different platforms for many years, I didn’t get serious about my blogging and freelance writing until right before I had my daughter back in 2013. I wanted to find a career that allowed me to work from home—as […]

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10 Instagram Accounts to fulfil your case of wanderlust

Rainy days have me pondering through Instagram dreaming of future travel adventures. Instagram is never short of spectacular photography to fuel your passion to travel. I always find myself discovering new destinations to add to my travel bucket whilst flicking through different accounts. Here are 10 of my most favourite Instagram accounts to follow: 1.Polkadot Passport […]

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Geothermal Wonders of Rotorua

Rotorua is located in the Bay of Plenty region in the North Island of New Zealand and has become well known for its geothermal wonders. TE PUIA Hemo Rd PO Box 334, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand http://www.tepuia.com/new-zealand/ Te Puia is home to Pohutu Geyser – the largest and most reliable geyser in the Southern Hemisphere. The “Pohutu” (meaning splashing […]

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Hobbiton Movie Set

In 1999, Peter Jackson knocked on the door of the Alexander’s home, proposed an idea, and decided that this was where the Hobbiton Movie Set would be created. Now, many years later, it is a phenomenon where hundreds of thousands of tourists and LOTR/The Hobbit fans come visit each year. The set is located near the […]

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Hamilton Gardens, New Zealand

Lately I have been trying to get out and about and see more of what my hometown has to offer. Hamilton is home to a spectacular garden whom won an award for International Garden of the year in 2014. The Hamilton Gardens were built upon an old city rubbish dump, and who knew how wonderful […]

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Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, New Zealand

After living overseas for a few years, I have come to appreciate my home country so much more. Don’t get me wrong – I have visited some beautiful places, but I think when you grow up somewhere you don’t really see it as a paradise but more an every day thing. A few weeks ago, […]

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Photo Diary – Park Güell, Barcelona

After seeing photos of this beautiful park online a few years ago, it has been on my to do list for a long time. Park Güell was established in 1914 by Antoni Gaudi and is now one of his major works in Barcelona.  Definitely a must see when visiting Barcelona. Don’t forget to book your […]

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