Times of Travel: Liffey Falls

Type: Hike, out and backDistance: 8km (6km + optional 2km)Time: 2 – 3 hours Difficulty: EasyLocation: Liffey Falls State Reserve, Tasmania Liffey Falls track is a short, easy walk, following an old 1900s logging tramway, in Liffey Falls State Reserve, Tasmania. It’s a 45 minute drive (50km) from the centre of Launceston, the closest cityContinue reading “Times of Travel: Liffey Falls”

Times of Travel: Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake

Distance: 10km+Elevation gain: 1,072 metresTop elevation: 2,672 metresTime: 5 – 7 hours Difficulty: moderateSummer conditions: December – MayWinter conditions: June – November Location: Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, North Island, New Zealand This overview encompasses the Crater Lake hike, from the Whakapapa side, focussing on my experience during the winter of 2017. The summers hike,Continue reading “Times of Travel: Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake”

Times of Travel: Mt Ruapehu

Hike, ski, live and be free! How often do you get to ski down the side of an active volcano? No, this isn’t the new James Bond film. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or avid photographer, keen to get some postcard ready snaps, this majestic mountain, as seen above in front of the picturesque ChateauContinue reading “Times of Travel: Mt Ruapehu”

Times of Travel: Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Type: hike Distance: 19.4km Time: 5 – 8 hours Difficulty: moderate (summer) Peak season: November – May Location: Tongariro National Park, North Island, New Zealand Covering 19.4km of the Tongariro National Park – New Zealand’s oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site -, is the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, which used to be knowContinue reading “Times of Travel: Tongariro Alpine Crossing”

Times of Travel: Preface

For the last five years, I’ve been travelling, living and working abroad, with my longtime partner in crime – the Bonnie to my Clyde, NeversayNOmad. Together, we’ve toured and explored a modest amount of countries in the continents of Europe, Australasia, North America and Asia, with an endless list of amazing places still left untappedContinue reading “Times of Travel: Preface”