Writing Backdrops

A Photo Collection of some of the most scenic locations to enjoy writing in. Add your own Writing Backdrops today.

Everywhere I visit, I write – Karen Rose

A Photo Collection

We love photos; planning them, taking them and flicking back through them. Our Photo Collections attempt to capture some of our favourite travel moments from across the globe, each with their own unique theme. This month, we want to share with you our first ever Photo Collection which of course had to be based on some of the amazing writing backdrops we’ve been lucky enough to enjoy on our global travels. Continue reading “Writing Backdrops”

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A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip

From Cairns in QLD, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Daintree National Park. Plan your visit today.

“I’ve never found time spent amongst nature to be a waste of time” – Unknown

The Daintree National Park, QLD, Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Cairns visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this east coast city; the world heritage listed Daintree National Park.

This diverse rainforest used to cover all of Australia and despite now covering a small percentage of land, it is home to species of wildlife not found anywhere else on earth. Don’t miss seeing where the rainforest meets the reef and marvelling at the residents of this strange place. Continue reading “A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip”

Inspiring Women: Mohéli

Get to know inspiring Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor contributing to ecotourism on the Comoros Island of Mohéli.

Ecotourism with Katt Andryskova

At Get Up, Get Out There & Get Lost we are super passionate about ecotourism and stories from inspiring women travellers. We believe that by promoting sustainable tourism and sharing traveller stories that are focused on ecotourism, more travellers will be motivated to choose an eco-friendly destination, tour or cause when considering their holiday plans. This month, we have teamed up with Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor based on the Comoros Island of Mohéli, and asked her a series of questions to better understand what she does. Read on to learn more about this beautiful destination, the incredible ecotourism opportunities here and how you can support Katt’s work.  Continue reading “Inspiring Women: Mohéli”

Blue Mountains National Park

From Sydney in NSW, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Blue Mountains National Park. Plan your visit today.

“Those who lose dreaming are lost” – Aboriginal Proverb

 

Blue Mountains Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Sydney visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this bustling harbour city; the Blue Mountains National Park. Continue reading “Blue Mountains National Park”

Vegan Cairns

Seek out these Cairns restaurants if you are travelling vegan in Australia.

“Eat well. Travel often.” – Unknown

Top 5 Plant-Based Foods and Drinks

Travelling vegan is not always easy but Australia is definitely one country that is fully embracing plant-based food.

Cairns in Tropical North Queensland is a city surrounded by not only natural beauty, but also an abundance of natural produce. You might be visiting for the waterfalls to the south, the rainforest to the north or the famous Great Barrier Reef that hugs the coast but it would be a complete waste to leave without sampling the region’s exotic fruits and vegetables. Excellent plant-based food compliments a trip to an area of such natural beauty, perfectly. These vegan Cairns restaurants literally give you a taste of the local area whilst helping to support local growers, preserve marine life and sustain natural resources. Read on for our top 5 plant-based food and drink options in Cairns, including menu recommendations too.

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Beach Camping

From the silica sand of Freycinet National Park to the wild surf of Byron Bay, discover the top 7 locations for campervan beach camping in Australia.

“Take me to the ocean” – Unknown

Top 7 Beach Campsites for Campers in Australia

One of the main motivators for doing a roadtrip around Australia is the huge selection of sites that offer beach camping. We travelled coastal roads all around the country, from Sydney to Cairns, hugging the edges of Tasmania, and from Adelaide back to Sydney. We hunted out the best beach campgrounds wherever possible, especially if they were free to enjoy. Continue reading “Beach Camping”

Travelling Solo – Develop The Real You

Partnering with La Ivana, we want to give you just 5 of the things you will gain from solo travel.

“The future depends on what you do today” – Mahatma Gandhi

Our First Guest Blog

 

This month we teamed up with La Ivana on our very first Guest Contribution! We were overwhelmed by the positive response we received to Embrace Your First Trip Alone and off the back of that, we thoroughly enjoyed this exciting collaboration. Continue reading “Travelling Solo – Develop The Real You”