Globeblogging

Globeblogging

Tales from the globe

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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The Split, Caye Caulker Belize

Day 17; Quiet reflection and exploring in Caye Caulker I am sitting on a Caribbean beach drinking a fresh orange and pineapple juice, tad early for cocktails and a tad warm for coffee, watching a white wading bird lifting its feet above the water and placing them down again, head poised to dive below the […]

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Bonfire on the Beach on Caye Caulker

Day 16; Snorkeling in Caye Caulker – Shark Ray Alley and the Hol Chan Reserve Most of us turn up to the same, Dani-recommended, place for breakfast at varying times. It’s a late start this morning, we wont be departing on the boat until 10am, but before that we all have to go and take […]

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I was lucky enough to spend a little over five weeks traveling in five countries in January 2018. Yet there was one that prompted more questions than any of the others I went. Cuba. It’s understandable. Cuba is a very different society to most others in the world, and unlike other countries with similar systems […]

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