Cairns is nothing if not an adventure sport destination. I love adventure travel so I was more than ready to white water raft for my first time ever back in February. If you have no aversion to lookin
Get High at Cairns Zoom & Wildlife Dome
If you want to work off the excess of the previous night’s feeding and drinking frenzy in Cairns, here’s a chance for some good old fashioned cardio. Cairns Zoom is a zip line that could double as the set of America Ninja Warrior. Don’t even try to not look like an ape on this 65-foot vertical obstacle course. Even if you’re wearing chic ballet slippers, you’ll be hard pressed to preserve your dignity when you’re squeezing your posterior through a barrel. Does my butt look big in this harness?
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GGT TV: Earth, Wind & Water: The Cairns Experience
Watch the latest travel film all about my adventures in Cairns, Australia.
Discovering the Great Barrier Reef & Michaelmas Cay
There really is no wrong way to see the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re passionate about animals like me, you’ll also want to see Michaelmas Cay, famous for its migratory birds. Thousands of terns raise
10 Things You Must Eat, See & Do in Cairns
There is no shortage of adventures to be had in Cairns, Australia on land and sea. Pack it in or take it slow, Tropical North Queensland caters to both the adrenaline junky and the lazy sunbather. After one leisurely trip and one whirlwind weekend, these are my recommendations of top 10 things you must eat, see and do in Cairns.
Tiptoeing Through the Treetops in Cairns, Australia
Make no mistake. I know what a tropical paradise looks like. I live on an unspoiled island just two minutes from a protected marine preserve. And yet, for a second time I am completely inspired by the sleepy mountain-top village of Kuranda in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. United Airlines sent me to Cairns to document this pristine eco destination.
Watch the Second Episode of Global Girl Travels TV!
As I mentioned in November, Global Girl Travels TV will be a weekly feature here and on YouTube. Subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified of new videos. Without further adieu, here is my year of
New Zealand Campervan Road Trip in Pictures
New Zealand is like all the Earth’s ecosystems compressed into two islands.
Everything You Need to Know About a Campervan Road Trip in New Zealand
My husband and I spent nine days in a campervan in New Zealand. It was the trip of a lifetime. There’s a lot more to it than just renting a van though. Learn from our experience and be prepared. The less you have to worry about, the more you can enjoy the exquisite beauty of New Zealand! But first…