Palau Jellyfish Tour

The Paradise of Palau The Republic of Palau is a small island country in the western Pacific Ocean. While geographically part of Micronesia, the islands gained full sovereignty in 1994. Only 21,000 people live on Palau and they are spread across some 250 islands. The most populous island is Koror, with around 10,000 people., Read More

On December 25th, 2014, I ate breakfast in Saipan, lunch in Guam, and dinner in Honolulu, thanks in part to the International Date Line.  Although these islands are all considered to be part of the USA by the UN, they are three separate countries under the Travelers’ Century Club so for the purpose of my, Read More

Saipan is a small pacific island, 190km North of Guam, which is part of the Northern Mariana Islands. Saipan is only 19km long and 9km wide, and has a population of less than 50,000 people so it is an island I had not heard much about until I started researching the TCC country list., Read More

My first impression of Yap was a great one; upon clearing immigration a topless woman (slightly covered by a grass and flower necklace) put a beautiful hand woven lei around my neck. Getting lei’d within ten minutes of arrival is definitely a first for me! Yap is in the Western Carolines, half-way between Guam and, Read More

One of the best groups of people I ever met was a group of Canadians and Australians staying at the Rising Cock Hotel in the Algarve of Portugal. I was extremely happy when I was able to reunite with several members of the Australian crew members for a week of celebrating the Melbourne Cup, Read More

After a solid week of partying with friends in the Gold Coast and Brisbane I went to Fraser Island for a Cool Dingo Tour. I arranged a shuttle to Hervey Bay where I then caught the ferry over to Fraser Island for my tour. Our tour guide was absolutely amazing and our bus was, Read More

Nimbin is a hilarious little hippy town in New South Wales around an hour’s drive from Byron Bay. There are a number of tours that do day-trips to Nimbin and that is how I visited back in 2007. Nimbin is more of a village than a town and it focuses on environmentally friendly businesses, Read More

Sara and I planned to drive from the Great Ocean Road to Adelaide so we decided to spend a couple of nights in Grampians National Park on the way. It was a rainy day for our drive to Halls Gap so on the way we stopped at the Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory for, Read More

We began our Great Ocean Road adventure in Melbourne, where we had booked a rental car from Melbourne to Adelaide for six days through rentalcars.com. I am sometimes weary of booking rental cars through online third party agencies, but was very happy when I found out that our rental was being provided by Thrifty’s. We, Read More