In search of the boss

I could hear the sea as I came out of my campervan. It was early. I had booked a whalewatch for 7.15. Unfortunately I found out they let people check in until 7.45AM, so I could have slept in a bit. At least I got a good glimpse of the sunrise above the sea. When…

Under the sea

The whole summer I’ve been telling people what a great place Kaikoura is and that it’s the best place to see the sealife. Now it’s finally my turn to see some of it. I’d booked my tours weeks in advance and as this weekend got closer, I got more excited. On arrival I paid way…

Mysterious Moeraki in photos

These are the Moeraki boulders, south of Oamaru on the South Island of New Zealand. Most tourists skip this area, but it is well worth a visit. These boulders are incredibly photogenic, especially at low tide, when you can walk around them, climb and explore. It’s like a giant dropped here pearl necklace, only the…

Rovinj, a gem on land and water

The beach town of Rovinj is a popular place for Dutch and German tourists during the summer holidays. One summer I found myself working on a campsite for a few weeks and got to explore this lovely town. The campsite was massive, located along the beach. A water taxi could bring you to Rovinj several…

Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a tiny tourist town on the coast of Western Australia. It seems to exist of only tourist parks, hotels en some small shops, yet it is a not to be missed spot on a road trip down the coast. If you’re on a budget, bring snacks and supplies, because the supermarkets here…

Cape Range national park

An area not to be missed on a visit to Western Australia is the gorgeous Cape Range National Park. You can feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere only a short drive from the town of Exmouth. Stock up on groceries and water in Exmouth because the facilities in the park are limited. However, there are…

Photo essay; beaches of WA

Most people think of the East Coast when they think about travelling in Australia. This is especially true for backpackers. However, the West Coast has got so much to offer; the beaches are pristine, the water is blue and it is way less crowded. Cape range national park has got a lot to offer. Especially…