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”

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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”

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”

A Treetop Holiday For Two

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

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”

Getting To Know Bali – An Ubud Eco Trek

An intimate journey with Bali Eco Tours that allows you to get to know local Ubud in an eco-friendly way.

“Some places just feel right” – Karen Rose

Bali, Indonesia

We recently visited Bali and were desperate to avoid the tourist traps and commercial crowds. We based ourselves in serene Ubud which didn’t disappoint and the Rice Paddy / Village / Eco Nature Walk with Bali Eco Tours helped us get to know the local area more personally. Here you can learn all about the itinerary, the best bits about this tour and how easy it is to prepare for. Continue reading “Getting To Know Bali – An Ubud Eco Trek”

Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Townsville that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland.

Our first pick was North Stradbroke Island which you can read about in Part 1 of Island Inspiration. Now, it’s time for Part 2:

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Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Brisbane that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland. This is Part 1: Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)”