Port Douglas & The Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland

Beaches and sand, tropical waters and sunshine. I’ll admit that the stereotypical coastal relaxation getaway is not my first choice when it comes to travel destinations – I much prefer the brisk chill of winter and the adventure of exploring a new place and culture. But sometimes the beauty and quiet charm of a place can’t help…

Silfra Fissure, Þingvellir, Iceland

Snorkelling in Silfra fissure, Þingvellir, Iceland

Snorkelling. Not exactly the first activity that comes to mind when you think of Iceland, a place imagined by most to be a snow-covered and sub-freezing destination. But surprisingly Iceland offers some of the best diving conditions in the world – if you don’t mind the icy chill of the water, you’ll be treated to stunningly clear conditions,…