2019

a whale spyhops out of the water very close to the boat

Top/favourite whale encounters #3

So here we are now with my TOP 3 whale encounters. Hilariously, these have all happened either ON or around my birthday. I’m not saying that has anything to do with anything but… πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ˜œ #3 Held hostage by P!nk-loving whales! I realise most of you are probably going β€œWhat the hell is she sniffing?” πŸ˜‚ Allow me to […] Read more…

a man snorkels on the surface of the water with a humpback whale swimming underneath

Top/favourite whale encounters #4

Here we go – bucket list time! #4 My first time swimming with the whales! (August 2019) Did you know you can swim the whales right here in Australia? There are a few operators on both the east and west coasts that run whale swim tours, so you don’t even need to leave the country […] Read more…

wooden walkway covered in snow and ice, surrounded by snow dusted trees

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 3

More #RockiesPremiumTour adventures in Banff with Discover Canada Tours! Grab a cuppa – or other beverage of choice – and get comfy. This entry is longer than most of the others because it was a BIG day, spent in the stunning Banff and surrounds. I would go back in a heartbeat. ❀️ 2 October 2019Hi […] Read more…

mirror-like reflections on Emerald Lake in the Canadian Rockies

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 2

Continuing on from Day 1 of the #RockiesPremiumTour with Discover Canada Tours… 1 October 2019Being in the mountains is freezing – even when it’s not winter yet! – but oh man, did I fall in love with the Rockies. 😍 I would go back in a heartbeat if I could! Revelstoke, BC to Banff, AB […] Read more…

Donate to the Australian Bushfires

The 2019-20 bushfire season has been nothing short of horrific for Australia. More bushfires burning in more places at one time and in extremes we’ve never seen before. Millions of acres of land obliterated, thousands of homes destroyed, dozens of human lives taken too soon… and over a BILLION animals dead. 😒 Below are some […] Read more…

kelowna waterfront with a local sculpture of Ogopogo (water monster)

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 1

30 September 2019My third full day in Canada started super early to meet the Discover Canada Tours group and tour bus at Canada Place. (Out of the 25+ people on the bus, over half a dozen were Australian. πŸ˜‚) Our guides were Joe and Matt. The tour I chose was the 5 days Rockies Premium […] Read more…

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