Every traveller knows the dilemma of having to sleep in unfamiliar beds with unfamiliar pillows. But why is it that the nuance of a pillow makes so much of a difference if humans never used them in the first place?
A safari across mountains, beachfront, and deep ocean.
What follows is a comprehensive spread on what I learned about modern day Galápagos. Besides my personal observations, it includes advice from locals, expats, and the perceptions of awe-inspired tourists.
Not all spectacles across the Galápagos feature blue-footed boobies or magnificent frigate birds. Homo sapiens are the best example.
Immersed in the tranquility of the islands, I learned to slow things down and appreciate things that take millions of years.
Bubble tea is in the midst of a renaissance.
And there’s no place in Australia that’s as alive to this phenomenon than along a small strip on Buckingham avenue in Springvale, Melbourne.
Nestled 450kms southwest of Alice Springs sits a sacred mound. It reaches 348m into the sky, revered for at least 30,000 years by the Yankunytjatjara and Pitjantjatjara people (the traditional owners, known collectively in their language as the Anangu) as a meeting place.
Lucy’s the kind of coffee powerhouse who starts every working day with a cupping at St ALi’s warehouse in Port Melbourne.
They say that choosing what you want to do in life is the most difficult part, but Mexican society is so heavily dominated by men that making a break in any endeavour is met with hurdle after hurdle.
I can barely breathe, but eventually it’s a different kind of breathing.