Category: UNESCO

Orkney Islands farmland

Flirting with Orkney

The Orkney Islands had teased me for a long time. They aren’t as popular or well known as others in Scotland, but looking at the cluster of dots at the top of the map, I was intrigued.

Overland Track

Now it’s my turn…

For almost 20 years I’ve dreamed of walking the Overland Track through the Tasmanian Wilderness. It’s finally happening.

View from Edinburgh Castle

On Missing Edinburgh

Edinburgh stole my heart years ago, so much so that’s now my favourite city in the world. There’s so much to love, and so much to miss, about this wonderful Scottish capital.

Small river at Mossman Gorge

A wet day in the rainforest

Visiting a place like Mossman Gorge is a fascinating look at what nature gets up to when we humans don’t interfere. Part of the Daintree National Park and Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, the rainforest is even more spectacular in the wet.

Where the rainforest meets the reef

Cape Tribulation: A Coastal Paradise

Cape Tribulation is the meeting point for two world heritage areas – The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. And yes it’s as spectacular as it sounds.