Animals

Australasia
Australia
Destinations
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Visit Cleland Wildlife Park

If you come to Adelaide and have a few days to spare, make sure that Cleland Wildlife Park makes an appearance on your itinerary.  Cleland is certainly not as large as the Adelaide Zoo, and due to the obvious difference in funding between the two zoos, this is also maybe not as “advanced” as the main city […]

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Europe
UK

6 Great Places to Walk your Dog in Kent

Kent has for a long time been called the garden of England, and this south eastern corner of the country truly is a beautiful area, which serves as one of the gateways to England (if travelling from the continent by rail or ferry at least that is). Walking your dog is a great way to […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Visit the World Famous Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo is one of the most well known of all the zoos in Australia, and whilst it is a great zoo in itself the biggest reason for this is the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin… And if you somehow don’t know who he was, treat yourself to a little history lesson here. When you pull […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Taronga Zoo, Sydney

Taronga Zoo was originally opened in 1916 and as with all older zoos, there are still a couple of areas where you can see remnants of the old zoo (some parts of which are protected architecture).  Some examples of this is are the very grand looking entrance arches and the side of the Tasmanian Devil house which […]

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Gifts & Miscellaneous
Kit Reviews

Telescopic Snake Hook

For most people this will be a completely useless tool, however for people like me, with a keen interest in reptiles, this is a must have travel accessory! The nice thing about this hook is that when it is pushed together it is a mere 18 cm long, so easily fits in my camera bag […]

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Misc. Travel Articles & Tips

5 Sounds of Nature You Will Never Forget

As you travel, especially if you are interested in seeing wild animals or spending some time around other natural forces and phenomena, there are certain sounds which only nature makes – and some of these sounds will stay with you for ever.  Just like seeing an old photo which you took on safari, tasting food […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Half a Day on Phillip Island

Getting to Phillip Island only takes 2 hours from Melbourne, and we decided to spend the afternoon and evening there after visiting the Melbourne zoo in the morning…  There was easily enough time to do both but spending the whole day on the island is certainly easily possible and I’d love to go back and […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Adelaide Zoo – Review

The Collection This zoo is probably most famous for its claim of having the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere, and as such these 2 gorgeous characters obviously steal much of the show at the zoo.  They can be found just to the right of the main entrance although this takes you through the […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Dreamworld Gold Coast – Review

Dreamworld Gold Coast, near Brisbane and Surfers Paradise is the largest theme park in Australia and has a huge water park next door too.  It has won numerous awards for the park itself, the animal collection and various cultural exhibits too, so it’s definitely worth checking out – and not only for families either. when […]

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Australasia
Australia
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Field Herping In New South Wales

As a long term reptile enthusiast living in the UK it has always been a great aim of mine to see the reptiles of Australia in the flesh and in the wild.  A trip to Australia made this a really possibility and decided to head out in Northern Sydney, New South Wales to try and […]

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