Anzac Day on Instagram; They came, to Remember

They came, in their thousands, answering the call, as their loved ones had in countless campaigns when their countries needed them. From the heroic charge at Gallipoli, the trenches of Flanders, the beaches of Normandy, to war-torn Afghanistan, their sacrifices honoured. Several generations came together on Currumbin Beach, near Elephant Rock, united in their purpose. They came, though most were …

Call of the Wild – Wilderness Photo Essay

The wilderness places of the world are easy to love, they’re often pristine, stark, beautiful, remote and desolate. They appeal to our imagination, even if a true wilderness has never been visited, they evoke romanticism, embodying the ideals of travel. Wild places come in many forms, rugged mountainous regions. vast tracts of opens spaces, endless rolling sand dunes as far …

If you only travel to one ‘Hot’ Destination this year……..

New Year, new travel suggestions, it is that time of year that travel publications roll out their suggested hot destination list for the coming year. These can be useful, especially if anybody is not actually aware that Australia, India, Argentina or Portugal exist! In some cases they may have a vested interest in the destination, they maybe organising their own …

Home-grown Exploration – Adventures around the Corner

“Some wish for adventure, some actively seek it, but the true adventurer is usually in the midst of them” This site is about travel and finding adventure and now I am going to make an exception and advise against travelling, well at least not too far, not beyond your own neighbourhood. Thinking about adventure often has our minds wandering too …

Why Auckland Stole My Heart

Paul Corbett Website: www.mypostcardfrom.com I’m an early thirties web developer based in the North West of England and recent newcomer to blogging. I set off on my first round the world trip in 2003 which was a three week organised trip that gave me a taste for the big wide world. In 2006 I took a year out and backpacked …