Globeblogging

Globeblogging

Tales from the globe

Sunset on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, taken fom Pipeline beach

The things you should add to your packing list for Hawaii So you’ve booked yourself a trip to the beautiful Hawaii and your departure date is looming. You might think that packing for Hawaii is just like any other beachside holiday, and while this is largely the case there are a few things that might […]

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USS Missouri, a decommissioned battleship at Pearl Harbor

Visiting Pearl Harbor There seems to be a lot of questions about Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. I heard multiple conflicting things before going and online forums are full of future visitors trying to understand how they go about visiting. I’m going to try and cover all the questions I’ve come across and give some tips […]

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Looking out towards Waikiki and Honolulu from the top of Diamond Head crater
Christmas lights in Mexico City

All too quickly that time of year has come round again and we’re scratching our heads looking for stocking filler ideas. The older you get, the harder it gets, if we really want something then the chances are we’re gone out and got it for ourselves, and we appreciate experiences over things. So what are […]

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Looking out over the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley, about 250 kilometres from Sydney, is best known as one of Australia’s premier wine regions. In recent years the Hunter Valley has earned a burgeoning reputation as the hottest music destination, with a number of wineries taking advantage of their large property to play host to big name international artists and a […]

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Monarto Zoo Meerkat in watchful stance

Monarto Zoo Adelaide The instant I heard of Monarto Zoo I knew I would need to go there. While I am not generally a fan of zoos, Monarto Zoo is somewhat different. Open range, or open plains zoos are generally in more rural locations, and contain less animals than their city counterparts, but spread over […]

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Temple of the Wind God standing against the ocean at the ruins of Tulum, Mexico

Day 18; Farewell Belize Today we farewell Belize and its delicious lobsters and spend much of the day in transit to Tulum, Mexico. Not all days are created equal just as not all days can be jam packed with as much fun as others. Today is one of those not so fun ones. We are […]

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Petrel Cove, Victor Harbor, South Australia

If you’re visiting South Australia’s capital, the city of Adelaide, you’ll find a different pace of life to the bustle of Sydney or Melbourne. Known for its arts, sports and as the city of churches, there is plenty to see and do in the city itself. But there are also some things not to be […]

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The famous Bells Beach near Torquay

One of the best coastlines in the world! When it comes to Australian road trips, they don’t come much more iconic than a trip on the Great Ocean Road. Winding 243km along the Victorian coastline it is a spectacularly picturesque glimpse of Australia’s scenery that should be on the must-do list of locals and visitors […]

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As a drama student of many years I have a keen appreciation of anything Shakespeare done well, so when an advertisement for Popup Globe Sydney came across my Facebook (how does it always know these things?) my interest was piqued. So much so that sitting at home one night I bought myself a ticket to […]

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