Exploring Eden Media – Books for the Outdoors

My bookshelf is full of travel guides. When I was backpacking around the world I always had a guidebook tucked away ready to be whipped out at any moment. It helped me find cool places to stay, eat and tourist attractions to explore. 

Even though my style of travel has changed from backpacking to family travel I still have a local guidebook handy. 

100 Things to See in The Kimberley

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What to expect on a Contiki Tour

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My first time travelling solo was on a Contiki tour through Europe. I wanted to get a taste of Europe before I starting working as an Au Pair in England.  Contiki is a group tour targeted at 18-35’s.  Rumours were flying that Contiki is all about people getting drunk and performing crazy antics.

I made myself a promise, I was not going to party all night and sleep all day on the bus. I didn’t want to miss the scenery as we drove across Europe, I wanted to soak it all in. But was this a promise I could keep?Read More »

What I learnt on my Photo Essay Course


Photography is something that I struggle with and I often hand the camera over to my partner Dixie. I shy away from taking photos as he is much better at it than me. I decided it was time to take action so I enrolled with the University of Tasmania to do a Photo Essay Course.

I really enjoyed the course as it got me out of my comfort zone by capturing images that I wouldn’t normally shoot.

Here are some of the things I took away from doing the course.Read More »