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Daintree Rainforest Walks by Yourself

Can You Walk in The Daintree Rainforest By Yourself?

Yes, you can walk the Daintree Rainforest by yourself at several designated boardwalks. We explain where these rainforest walks are, the dangers you need to know about, and which walks are free. There are also tour options and ways of accessing the Daintree Rainforest in this post. Please find what walking or entry information you … Read more

Daintree Rainforest View

Daintree Town

There is not a place called “Daintree Town” in the Daintree National Park or Daintree Rainforest areas of Far North Queensland. This post explains a little more about where “Daintree” is, which towns are in the Daintre and those nearby. Daintree Town simply doesn’t exist according to my extensive research. Daintree The Daintree statistical area … Read more

The Daintree River

Is It Safe To Swim in The Daintree River?

No, it is not safe to swim in the Daintree River. The Daintree River in Far North Queensland is in tropical northern Australia and is inhabited by a lot of large saltwater or estuarine crocodiles which are very dangerous to humans and large mammals. The Daintree River is a very popular place to take a … Read more

Port Douglas family snorkel trip to Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Tours From Port Douglas for Families

There are many options for Great Barrier Reef tours from Port Douglas Australia. Some trips are full day and a few are half day. The question I’m most asked about snorkelling on the reef, by readers, is this one. February 2024 Update. At the time of writing Cyclone Jasper is still causing a few problems … Read more

What are the best day trips from Port Douglas

What Are The Best Day Trips From Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a pretty resort town in Far North Queensland Australia, roughly an hour north of Cairns, a much larger city. Cairns has the nearest international airport to Port Douglas and most visitors will arrive here for their Port Douglas stay. From the airport, either book the shuttle to Port or pick up a … Read more

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Homeschooling on the Road. What Gear Do You Need?

Which things do you really need to homeschool on the road? (Some call this form of homeschooling travel schooling, road schooling, or worldschooling) What books, supplies, materials, equipment and resources do you need to carry with you? It’s not much. I’m not going to write a list. I’m not going to make you buy things so … Read more

How to see Bangkok's Golden Jubilee Monument Four Headed Elephant

Golden Jubilee Monument Bangkok (Erawan Statue)

The Golden Jubilee Monument featuring a four-headed (not the typical 3-headed) elephant statue is to be found in the middle of a pedestrian crossing island on Ratchadamnoen Road, Bangkok, Thailand. This statue marks the Golden Jubilee of King Rama IX of Thailand. If you are taking a self-directed walking tour of Bangkok, this beautiful gleaming … Read more

A Nomadic Family

What is a Nomadic Family?

A nomadic family is a family that can spend their whole lives, or a certain portion of their lives, moving from place to place with no restrictions or ties to hold them in a particular location. Nomadic families have existed throughout history, and you will still find old-style nomadic families in countries such as Mongolia … Read more

The Middle East

The Middle East

The Middle East is a region, not a continent, not a subcontinent, and not a country. The region is located at the junction of Africa, Asia, and Europe and parts of the Middle East are in all three continents. Find out more about the Middle East, the countries that make up the Middle East and … Read more

Planning a trip to Thailand Trip Planning Service

Planning a Trip to Thailand

Thailand is a beautiful country with much to offer holidaymakers, travellers and tourists. Thailand has stunning beaches, ancient temples, delicious food, and a fascinating rich culture. You can take a trip to Thailand to relax on a beach from the comfort of a beautiful resort or tour the sites of Thailand. This page will tell … Read more

Vietnam travel tips

Vietnam Travel Tips for Families

This post is about Vietnam travel tips for the seasoned traveller, first-timers or 2-week holiday-makers. Vietnam is a very popular travel destination in Southeast Asia, for tourists, and rightly so, it’s a great destination and very affordable, even for families with kids. Whether you’ll be travelling the full length of Vietnam, or spending 2 weeks … Read more

Things to do in Aswan Egypt

Things To Do in Aswan

Aswan is a must-visit destination in Egypt, home to many ancient wonders. This post is about the many things to do in Aswan Egypt, places to see, restaurants to try, tours to take, including onward travel to Abu Simbel from Aswan. We give you facts about Egypt relating to Aswan, and first hand experiences of … Read more

where is bhutan

Where is Bhutan?

Bhutan is a country Located in the continent of Asia. It is situated in the Himalayas between India (south) and China (north). Bhutan is isolated and unspoiled due to strict regulations around tourism. Bhutan is a beautiful country where traditions are strong thanks to government policy. However, it is very difficult to visit Bhutan for … Read more

Jim Thompson House

Jim Thompson House Bangkok Thailand

The Jim Thompson House is a popular tourist destination in Bangkok Thailand. The house itself is made of traditional teak, Thai style with beautiful tropical gardens and original furnishings and decorations. It is worth visiting the Jim Thompson House if you have free time in Bangkok or a particular interest in Jim Thompson, silk, art, … Read more

How To Travel More New Year

How To Travel More

Is your New Year’s resolution to travel more this year? Maybe you resolved to really start planning and organising a trip of a lifetime, maybe a gap year, or some longer-term travel beyond the scope of a normal 2 or 3 week vacation. Maybe your resolution is to travel overseas or internationally for the first … Read more

how to get around thailand

HOW TO GET AROUND IN THAILAND

Thailand is a fantastic, easy, and cheap country to travel around. Thousands of backpackers, travellers and holidaymakers travel within Thailand, and all the other countries in Southeast Asia, daily, this post is about travel options, booking tickets, and arranging travel in and around Thailand, but the same applies to all countries adjacent to and near … Read more