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Australia, Destinations

Port Douglas Accommodation | Best Places To Stay

Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas from the top of Flagstaff Hill, Queensland // Travel Mermaid

As a local I’ve come to know many hotels in town. So to help you…

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Australia, Destinations

The Best Hikes and Walks In Port Douglas

Hartley's Creek Falls near Port Douglas in North Queensland // Travel Mermaid

Waterfalls, mossy rainforests and some epic reef & coastal views. Here are my top 6…

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Australia, Destinations

The Devil’s Thumb Hike in Mossman, Queensland : All You Need To Know

View from the coral fern patch along the Devils Thumb hiking trail in Tropical North Queensland, Australia // Travel Mermaid

Unrelenting, unending and utterly euphoric – are just a few words I’d used to describe…

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Cut The Cr@p & Stop Wish-Cycling: How To Reduce Plastic Pollution

rubbish left by tourists in Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Plastic waste from tourists in Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia

We know that plastic is severely polluting our waterways, but what about it’s effects on…

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Ahoy! I’m Shezz, a London-born School Teacher who left Blighty behind 10 years ago with my Sailor. After stints in Prague, Thailand, Melbourne & Malaysia, we’re now based in Australia’s Tropical North.

On the blog, I write about adventure travel & expat life, with a passion for nature, good food and sustainability. Through my travel stories, destination guides & photography, I hope to inspire your next adventure!

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