Get to know inspiring Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor contributing to ecotourism on the Comoros Island of Mohéli.
Ecotourism with Katt Andryskova
Bird’s eye view of Laka Lodge in Mohéli taken by Katt Andryskova
Beach clean ups in Mohéli taken by Katt Andryskova
Baby green turtles hatching in Mohéli taken by 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”
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
Camping in Blue Mountains National Park on our road trip Australia with Travellers Autobarn
Blue Mountain views in Blue Mountains National Park NSW Australia
The Scenic Walkway at Scenic World
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”
Seek out these Cairns restaurants if you are travelling vegan in Australia.
“Eat well. Travel often.” – Unknown
Top 5 Plant-Based Foods and Drinks
Rusty’s market in Cairns is ideal for sourcing local fruits and vegetables
Cairns is a diverse mix of rainforest mountains, unique marine life and a lively backpacker culture.
Lafew Kombucha Bar’s Earth Burger made with all plant-based ingredients
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.
Continue reading “Vegan Cairns”
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
The beautiful Rose Bay Footpath in Queensland
Feeling the beach camping love with hearts in the sand in Australia
Beach Camping for Two at Woody Head Campground 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”
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
A Palm Tree against a clear blue sky in Fiji
Coming in to land over Mauritius with Mauritius airways
Yellow hibiscus flower in Mauritius
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”
A quiet, rural and romantic Treetop Holiday that is also tastefully British. Would you like to hide away in this idyllic Treehouse Bed and Breakfast?
“Approach everything with childlike curiosity” – Karen Rose
Treehouse Bed and Breakfast, Wadhurst, England
Muddy walks through local fields in Wadhurst East Sussex
Bensfield Treehouse in Wadhurst East Sussex is the ideal location for a 2 night rural retreat
Fresh and Sweet Local English Strawberries enjoyed with Apple Juice Bubbles on the treehouse deck
Bensfield Treehouse in Wadhurst East Sussex is ideal for a special occasion for big kids at heart. If you’re looking for a stay that is quiet, rural and romantic, as well as being authentically British, look no further. From the moment you catch a glimpse of the treehouse and rope bridge, the magic begins. If this English beauty catches your eye, read on to find out more about your accommodation, your food and what’s nearby. Continue reading “A Treetop Holiday For Two”
If you’ve never travelled alone, read what to expect on a solo trip, what to do if things go wrong and the side effects of taking that first step.
“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take a step” – Naeem Callaway
Starting a Solo Adventure
Trekking Ubud’s Rice Paddies in Bali Indonesia
Where the rainforest meets the reef in the Daintree National Park Australia
Watching sunrise at Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Australia
It doesn’t matter which destination you choose, or whether you spend your time trekking, sunbathing or sight-seeing. If the idea of solo travel has tempted you but you always end up talking yourself out of it, let’s look at the process of travelling all by yourself and give you the confidence to go ahead and embrace your first trip alone. Far from the dangerous or lonely experience you might expect, it’s actually one of the most liberating and awakening things you’ll ever do.
Continue reading “Embrace Your First Trip Alone”