Tag: wildlife

The Best Places To Birdwatch In Ireland & Northern Ireland

We knew that the Wild Atlantic Way and its coastal hikes will be a highlight of our Irish road trip. Because we love pretty coastal drives and hikes! What we didn’t expect is that we were spoiled with memorable birdwatching moments on this road trip, as well. In case you doubt birdwatching is an exciting…
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All You Need To Know To Visit The Great Barrier Reef

Visiting Australia was our dream. Just like visiting the Great Barrier Reef. It turned out to be one of our favorite travel experiences ever. It was our first diving experience, too. So we’d like to tell you everything about how and when to visit it to make your experience truly memorable and truly yours. Do…
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The Day We Hugged A Koala

Visiting Australia was a dream come true. Not only one dream, but many. Like bumping into kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Diving at the Great Barrier Reef. Or hugging a koala. Hugging a koala, you guys! I can still hardly believe it happened. But I definitely have a picture of myself, grinning with this…
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Our Favorite Wildlife Encounters In Australia

While everyone was teasing us with all the creatures that will kill us in Australia, our wildlife experiences turned out to be among the best things on our Australian trip. No surprise. We love being out there in the wild, surrounded by nature, and embrace whatever it has for us. (Okay, long days of pouring…
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Our Best Experiences In Australia

Roadtripping along the eastern coastline of this faraway country down under was an overwhelming experience. While we find each country we visit unique, Australia is just beyond that. For one, about 80% of the plants and animals that live there can’t be found anywhere else in the world! Every tree and flower is a wow…
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Does Everything Really Want To Kill You In Australia?

“Why Australia? Everything wants to kill you there.” It was the reaction of most of our friends and colleagues when we told them about our upcoming travel plans. Partly, they were just pulling our legs. But there was seriousness in their voice, too. Because Australia is a faraway land full of unknown and dangerous things.…
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[Video post] Wildlife Wonders In Glacier National Park, Montana

Our visit to Glacier National Park in Montana fulfilled an old dream. Oh, it was fulfilled! The untouched, serene beauties of this park stole our heart and it surprised us with more wildlife encounters than we had in any of the US national parks before. Mountain goats with their babies. Curious marmots. Proud bighorn sheep.…
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Our 6 Favorite State Parks In California

California is a big and diverse state and it’s home of several unique national parks. Like Sequoia, the land of giant trees, Yosemite, the land of waterfalls or Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth – just to mention the most famous ones. But California has a lot of state parks as well (roughly 200…
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Hiking With Alligators In Florida

Have you ever thought of hiking in Florida? Well, it wouldn’t be us if we haven’t. But let me put this question in another way: have you ever thought of watching alligators in their natural habitat? Because that’s the reason why we’ve planned to do some hiking in Florida’s Everglades National Park in spite of…
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