Why a Visit to Taronga Western Plains Zoo is For The Wild

Travel With Meraki- Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo Australia

There is a lot of talk about responsible tourism these days and one of the most controversial areas is around animal welfare and tourist destinations like zoos. Recently, we took our three children to Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo to explore. We all came home with a better understanding of how zoo’s like Taronga make … Read More

5 tips to make the most of your visit to Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo has been creating memories for its visitors for the last 40 years. Biking from Giraffes to Bongos, hearing Lions grunt to each other during a night at the zoo and helping with wildlife conservation efforts are just a few of the experiences you can have at this iconic Australian … Read More

Making a splash at Somersby Falls

Travel With Meraki - Somersby Falls - Central Coast - NSW - Australia

Bellbirds whoop and you feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of coast life as soon as you enter the cool, lush rainforest.   A Great Rainy Day Activity   Somersby Falls is a favourite and can get quite busy on warm, summer days as locals cool of in the waters. Our … Read More

The best way to spend a day in breathtaking Dubrovnik

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Watch locals bathe on smooth, dark rocks, then dive into the shimmering blue waters of the Adriatic sea to cool off while breathing in a view of burnt terracotta tiles and narrow, secret walkways that have remained nearly unchanged since the 13th century.  This is Dubrovnik. Follow in the footsteps of the GOT cast in Kings … Read More

How to discover authentic paradise in Savai’i, Samoa

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Talofa Arriving in Samoa in time to watch a luminous tangerine sunrise is the perfect way to start a holiday. Hearing the harmonic tunes of ukulele and pitch-perfect voices like honey singing you a welcome is the icing on the cake. Talofa, you have arrived in paradise. I admit to being slightly anxious about having … Read More

Exploring Fernleigh Track

Fernleigh Track. Bike track NSW, Australia

  Ever since I spotted a magical image of the Fernleigh Tunnel on Instagram, Fernleigh Track has been on the must-do list. A place with a past The Fernleigh Track is a shared pathway created along the former Belmont Railway Line between Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in NSW.     Opening in the 1890’s the … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Big Sur Trip Amazing

Mist on Highway 1, Big Sur, California, USA

  The Big Sur is much more than a location you will find on a map. This awe-inspiring stretch of coastal road in California, USA is about beauty, journeys and soul-searching. It has been an iconic getaway for artist and dreamers alike throughout the years. Whether your visit is for sightseeing or finding yourself here … Read More