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Pelorus Eco Adventures Hobbit Kayak Tour New Zealand

Kayaking down Middle-Earth with Pelorus Eco Adventures

Have you seen the second Hobbit movie “The Desolation of Smaug”? Ever wanted to stand on the same rocks as Bilbo Baggins? Float down the same river, albeit not in barrels? Get the feeling you are right in a Middle-Earth adventure? Then you should definitely experience the Hobbit Kayak Tour offered by Pelorus Eco Adventures!

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ELM Wildlife Tours Dundedin Otago Peninsula Sea Lion

Exploring the Otago Peninsula with ELM Wildlife Tours

In this article, you will read everything about our tour with ELM Wildlife Tours on the Otago Peninsula. Before we came to New Zealand, we promised ourselves we really wanted to see some wildlife there. New Zealand is not the country of the big mammals on land. However, it is a country where you can find

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Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tour Boat Island Australia

Discovering Hervey Bay with Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours

While visiting Australia, we stayed a few days around Hervey Bay and discovered the nearby marine park with Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours. Let us tell you everything about our amazing day out with them! If you have any questions or want to know more about our experiences, feel free to post a comment or

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Litchfield National Park 4WD with rooftop tent

Travel Diary #9: Darwin, Katherine and car trouble

Whoopee! Finally! We arrived in Australia. We doubted for a long time if we would come over here. Australia was on our bucket list for ages, but because it is so expensive to travel in this amazing country, we weren’t sure now was the time for us. But then we thought, hey, we only live

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George Town Penang Malaysia Street Art Swing Kids Fun

Discover amazing street art in Malaysia

When people decide to go to Malaysia, it is for the pristine beaches, the beautiful mosques, the stunning jungle in Borneo, the colonial vibe in most cities, the delicious food and of course the bustling capital, Kuala Lumpur. We discovered however that there is another gem hidden within the streets of its cities. You can

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Singapore Marina Sand Bays Resort

Travel diary #8: a quick visit to Singapore

On our way from Borneo to Australia, we are making a stop in Singapore. And we have some good friends living over there! Ideal to pay them a visit and in the meanwhile discover a bit of Singapore, a city we have heard so much about. All be it just a first impression, as we

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Kinabatagnan jungle River kids Borneo

Travel Diary #7: We discover magical Borneo

Borneo… Does it also have this mystical resonance on you? The name alone brings thoughts to our mind of impenetrable tropical jungle, ancient tribes where headhunting is just part of a tradition, amazing art and so much more. When we were planning our trip to Malaysia, we didn’t know Borneo was part of this country,

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Tioman Island Lagoon Perhentian Malaysia Kids

Travel diary #6: Perhentian and Tioman Islands

Everybody makes mistakes… To leave George Town (West coast of Malaysia) to the Perhentian Islands (East coast of Malaysia) we probably will have to take a night bus. But Jurgen goes to Komtar (the highest building of Penang) with the idea of finding a day bus because travelling at night with two kids might be a bit

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