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Day Trip to Muir Woods Redwood Forest, California

Muir Woods Redwood Creek Trail

California is famous for its giant redwoods but redwood forests have almost disappeared from Californian shores. To see giant trees I made a day trip to Muir Woods Redwood Forest that is the only remaining redwood forest in San Francisco bay area.   The trip was a half day self drive tour and I was traveling with my husband. Muir Woods ...

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Melbourne to Sydney Drive along Coast

Campervan, Melbourne to Sydney coastal route

This post will show you our Melbourne to Sydney drive along coast. To travel from Melbourne to Sydney we rented a campervan and spent more than a week on this scenic coastal route.  We followed the Pacific coastline all the way from Melbourne to Sydney, first south to Phillips Island and on to Wilsons Promontory, then north towards Sydney. That ...

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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil: Beach and Rock Pools

Porto de Galinhas jangada reef tour

This post shows you Porto de Galinhas, Brazil that has amazing coral reefs just offshore and the best beaches of Brazil. Porto de Galinhas is an isolated tourist resort that is internationally pretty unknown. But the Brazilians have many years in a row voted it the best beach in Brazil. What makes Porto da Galinhas in Pernambuco, Brazil that special? Is it the huge expanse of soft, white ...

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San Francisco Sightseeing: A Driving Tour

Alamo Square, San Francisco downtown

This post will show you a San Francisco sightseeing itinerary by car. As distances are long in San Francisco, driving is by far the best way to explore the city. No need to worry about driving in Central San Francisco. It’s super easy, yet its best to visit on a Saturday or Sunday when there is less traffic. Parking, however, may ...

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How to Make a Bali Day Trip by Car

Maru towers, Pura Taman Ayun

After arriving in Bali we booked a car and a driver to see the best places on the island. The next morning our driver was waiting for us and so we went on our first Bali day trip by car. He took us to Central and West Bali. We began the day watching Barong dance and then went to see ...

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What is a Great Barrier Reef Cruise Like?

Aguincourt ribbon reefs snorkeling

What is a Great Barrier Reef cruise like? What did the corals look like and how did we spend our time on a reef cruise? On a reef cruise from Port Douglas, Queensland we had a perfect day out on the Coral Sea. The reefs we went to were the Agincourt Reefs at the very outer edge of the Great ...

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Self Drive Trip to the Daintree Rainforest

Jindalba boardwalk, Daintree

Now we will take you on a journey through the tropical north of Australia. To make a self drive trip to Daintree Rainforest we rented a campervan and headed to the oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the world, listed by UNESCO as a Wet Tropics World Heritage Site. Being such an old rainforest the Daintree contains many ancient plants and ...

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Queensland, Australia: Driving from Cairns to Daintree

Mossman Gorge

This post will take you on a self-drive itinerary from Cairns to Daintree in the tropical far north of Australia.  We will show you the resorts of Palm Cove and Port Douglas and tell you how to get to the magic jungle of Mossman Gorge. Then, before getting across the Daintree River by ferry we will take it easy on ...

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Great Ocean Road Self Drive Trip

This post will show you a Great Ocean Road self drive itinerary. The Great Ocean Road in Australia is one of the world’s scenic drives. We explored the magic coast by car and found koalas, kangaroos and nature wonders. In fact we have made two Great Ocean Road self drive trips. The first time we rented a campervan and took the Great Ocean ...

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Slowinski National Park Sand Dunes

Slowinski National Park, Poland

This post will tell you what to see in Slowinski National Park on the Baltic Coast of Poland. Slowinski is famous for its sand dunes that move 10 meters a year, pushed by the wind. Some of the dunes get high like hills and you can climb on them, on the soft sand. In cooperation with: Polish Tourist Organisation To ...

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