Hong Kong for kids

When we picked Hong Kong as our next holiday destination, a couple of concerns were raised. “Always busy”, “crowded with people” and “narrow sidewalks” are a couple of description used on the pearl of the orient. While they are all...

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system and a state icon of Queensland, Australia. Despite the name seemingly pointing to a singular reef, it is actually made up of over 2,900 individual reef systems and nearly 900 islands. Most of the...

The Atherton Tablelands

Besides my day trip along the coast (from Palm Cove to Mossman Gorge), I also had the chance to take my rental car for a drive up to the Atherton Tablelands. The Tablelands (as it is known locally) is made up of several townships, including Atherton, Mareeba,...

The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

In an earlier post about Kuranda, I mentioned that I had made my journey to Kuranda from Cairns via the Kuranda Scenic Railway. On my return journey back to Cairns, I had decided to take a different route. In my opinion, a trip each way is the best way to experience...