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Posts by Kathleen Swinbourne

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About Kathleen

Having it all and enjoying every minute of it .... mostly

Photographer, traveller, adventurer.

You are never too old to go on an adventure.


Sunrise at Sydney Airport.

Travelling by plane brings its own difficulties

There are some things you just can't hurry. Getting through airport security is one of them!

27 days ago
My campsite in the Simpson Desert.

Overcoming the fear of travelling alone


We all get scared when we're about to do something new. After two solo outback adventures, I still get scared.

Auto Photography Travel
About 1 month ago
Sydney Harbour from the top of the Harbour Bridge.

Top 10 things to do in Sydney

Ok, you’ve done the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, what else is there to see in Sydney?

Australia Culture Domestic Travel Travel
3 months ago
Romantic sunset dinner camping.

Need to rekindle romance? Go camping

When thinking of a romantic getaway, here's why you should go camping.

Relationships Australia Domestic Travel
3 months ago
Under the shade of a coolabah tree.

Once a jolly swagman

Did you know that the billabong in Waltzing Matilda actually exists? I've been there - and laid under a coolabah tree.

Auto Australia Domestic Travel
3 months ago
Having a mud bath in Eulo.

Australia's best-kept beauty secret

The outback is not all about being tough. Australia's best beauty secret lies in the outback

Photography Auto Domestic Travel Beauty
4 months ago
Beware crocodiles.

Five golden rules when travelling in Australia

Australia is a big country and it can be dangerous. Avoid these mistakes and you should be OK.

Australia Health Transport Domestic Travel
4 months ago
Sydney Harbour from the top.

Travel like a tourist - at home

Sometimes you just can't get away to travel, so why not bring the travel to you? Here, we experience Sydney like a tourist.

New South Wales Photography Domestic Travel
5 months ago
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Alone in the landscape.

Don't you get lonely travelling alone?

Travelling on your own is not for everybody. But it can be a great way to meet other people. And it's a real life "choose your...

Photography Outback Domestic Travel
5 months ago
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