As my plane began descending over hundreds of acres of misty, dense forest intermittently broken up by orange-green hills and serrated mountains, I instantly knew Tasmania was going to become my favourite state in Australia. But it got better than just the untarnished scenery. On every single day of my trip, Tasmania surprised me with a truly stand-out fact that I learnt from a local or read on a information board or brochure. It was exciting - never had a place I thought I knew so much about proved me to be so ignorant[…]
Most people have heard of the famous Grand Canyon in Arizona. It is one of the world’s most popular natural sights, attracting an incredible 5+ million tourists a year. Yet not many people have heard of the Colca Canyon, situated some 4,422 miles away in the pre-inca region of Arequipa, Peru. I admit, I too had never heard of it until I arrived to Arequipa itself. But you should; the Colca is in fact over two times deeper than its American rival, boasting an elevation of 11,500ft above sea level[…]
Hi there! I’m Tamara - a freelance travel writer obsessed with music, hiking, festivals and exploring new places. Originally from North Yorkshire, England, I’m now living in Melbourne and writing about solo adventure travel here on my website and for a few other awesome online publications.
It’s a fact that travelling is bad for the environment. However by making small, low effort changes to how and what we do when we travel, we can actually majorly counteract and minimise our negative impact on the planet. Here are just five things that I am doing both at home and abroad in an attempt to be a more environmentally friendly traveller. I hope you consider adopting some, if not all of these easy ways too!
The Great Ocean Road is hands down one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world. The iconic route stretches 243km from Torquay to Allensford in Australia, showing off some of Victoria’s most attractive and interesting natural tourist sites along the way. From Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road trip can be easily experienced over a weekend[…]