Did you know you can actually see Orcas in Western Australia?
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It had long been a bucket list item of mine to see Killer Whales in the wild but it was only about five years ago that I found out about the Orcas of Bremer Bay.
Who knew I could see them in my own backyard!?
Earlier this week I had the most amazing experience of seeing the aurora australis from an airplane window. The photos and videos went a bit viral, appearing online with Qantas, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The West Australian, ABC Perth and ABC Hobart.
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There’s just something magical about seeing a flurry of vivid, silk kimonos breezing through the streets of Gion in Japan’s cultural capital, Kyoto.
The click-clack of wooden geta (sandals) on cobblestones and the tinkling bells from kanzashi (hair decorations) accompany the young women, the geishas of Kyoto, that are carrying on one of Japan’s most celebrated traditions.
In this article I’ll give all the tips on the best places to see geishas, including when, where and how to see them, along with a few etiquette rules regarding the geishas in Kyoto.
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Western Australia has a number of pink lakes, caused by a combination of high salinity and salt-loving algae that create that hot pink water.
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A little video from my recent road trip through Western Australia’s wildflower country in the mid-west, just four hours north of Perth!
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Whether you have one day or several weeks, there are plenty of diverse, self-drive wildflower routes to explore in Western Australia. This wildflower road trip includes some other interesting places along the way and explores the heart of wildflower country in the mid-west.
One of the greatest wildflower displays in the world happens each year in WA, as a wave of northerly blooms descend from June onwards, heading south as the weather warms into spring and early summer. There are lots of different regions to explore either by tour or on a self-drive roadtrip.
Read my 2020 Wildflower Report to see where the wildflowers are blooming in wildflower country.
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There’s a place, just 60km south of Sydney where you can see a constellation of blue dots in the dark, that come from the glow worms. In fact, there are a number of places where you can see them on the east coast of Australia but the most convenient would have to be the Helensburgh Glow Worm Tunnels.
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The south-west of Western Australia is a perfect road trip destination filled with world-class wineries, great beaches, forest giants and delicious foods.
Whether you’re a photographer trying to nail the perfect shot or just like sharing pretty places on social media, these spots in Western Australia’s south-west, will get the likes flooding in fast!
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