Every time I’ve returned from Thailand, I’ve planned another trip on the flight home. It’s the kind of place you fall in love with, for its natural beauty, buzzing street markets, and exotic culture. From enthralling Buddhist temples to picture-perfect beaches, it’s a literal nirvana for tourists.
To me, romance is found within balmy breezes, pink-tinged sunsets, and glistening seas. If you’ve ever wanted to take long walks on the beach, read your favourite book in a swaying hammock or dine under the stars with the salt air tickling your skin, these are the islands you simply must visit.
My first glimpse of the Taj Mahal is a moment I’ll never forget. Glowing in the early morning light, the white marbled wonder drew gasps from those around me and left everyone suitably breathless.
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Are you dreaming of pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and adventure activities? Australia is a bucket list travel destination offering all this and more, but it’s not so friendly on the wallet. As an Australian and a life-long adventurer, I’ve learnt some valuable tips and tricks, to help you stretch the dollar further.
Sunlight glistened on the water, as I journeyed down the Ganges River in a rowboat. Pilgrims dressed in colourful saris prayed along the banks, spicy scents filled my nose and the sounds of cremation ceremonies echoed on the breeze. India’s surprising contradictions overwhelmed my senses and my mind expanded at every splash of the oar.