A day trip to Pulau Lara

The best thing about living in this remote area of Indonesia is that there are so many little islands and hidden spots to explore that most people never make it to or even know exist. Pulau Lara, Pulau is the Indonesian word for Island, is one of these places that I went the other weekend … Continue reading

Reasons I love living in Rural Sulawesi:

No alarm: Unless I need to be awake really early for a work excursion, I wake up naturally anytime between 7am and 9am. It is such a luxury to never have to set an alarm and just wake up when your body naturally wants to. Have time for breakfast: I always eat breakfast I can’t … Continue reading

City Guide: Perth, Australia

Sitting on the bank of the mighty Swan River is the most isolated capital city in the world, Perth. Slowly creeping onto the world stage for its laid-back vibe and for its easy proximity to the surf and the bush this is a perfect travel destination. Perth is my city, my home and the one … Continue reading

5 Tips to Avoid Plastic Water Bottles

Morgan Pettersson In the North Pacific Ocean, between California and Hawaii, floats an ever growing island. Yet, up close, this island is not what it appears from afar. It is actually a floating mass of marine debris and garbage. And the main component, you ask? Plastic. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch as it is called … Continue reading

Antarctic Expedition Travel Log:

I thought it was about to time to post more about the expedition that I went on to the Antarctic in March this year as an Antarctic Youth Ambassador. Below is the travel log that I wrote during the expedition, for more blog posts and video blogs from the expedition check out the expedition blog: … Continue reading

Selamat Datang di Kendari, Sulawesi

A woman zooms past me on a motobike her arm stuck out at a weird angle. It is not until we come to a stop side by side at the traffic lights that I realise that she is holding a live chicken by the feet. Young boys run past on their way home from school … Continue reading

Loose your senses in the sights, sounds and flavours of the Caribbean jewel

The northern coastline of Colombia flows to its own rhythm unique to the rest of the country. Pulsing with the flavours of the Caribbean the city of Cartagena is the perfect destination to lose your senses and discover new sights, sounds and flavours. Approaching the old imposing stone walls that surround Cartagenas old town they … Continue reading

Learning to embrace changing views

Travel is a funny thing. You take off. Bag packed. Shoes tied. Eyes shining bright. But what you find is not always what you thought. It often is much better. Sometimes it is much worse. You find and explore new places. You change your path and go somewhere you didn’t know existed. You return to … Continue reading

Antarctic Youth Ambassador Program Mini Documentary

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to be selected for the opportunity of a lifetime to journey to Antarctica on expedition with polar explorer Robert Swan. The expedition was aimed at skilling up young environmental leaders to be able to champion sustainability projects in their home communities. This is a mini documentary that I … Continue reading

Sustaining the Antarctic Spell

The ship creaks and rolls from side to side. As I lie in bed, incredibly seasick, I begin to wonder why I have signed up to sail across one of the most dangerous oceans in the world. The Drake Passage, an ocean crossing feared by many a hardened sailor for its strong winds, big waves … Continue reading