Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia by JetSettingFools.com

Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia

The Byron Bay Lighthouse, built in 1901, is an iconic sight. The lighthouse stands stoically along the coastline on the most easterly point of mainland Australia. It is a Byron Bay must-see – but it’s not just the lighthouse that is photo-worthy.… Read the rest


Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise How To Get There by JetSettingFools.com

Day Trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise: How To Get There

The skyline of Surfers Paradise is clearly visible when looking north across the water from Coolangatta Beach. The iconic Q1 Building is the most recognizable as it pierces the sky at 230 meters. After spending a week in Cooly, it was high time we took a day trip from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise to check out the oceanfront skyscrapers that give a big city feel to the Gold Coast.… Read the rest


Springbrook National Park Walks 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes by JetSettingFools.com

Springbrook National Park Walks: 3 Easy Gold Coast Hikes

It was the beautiful Springbrook National Park waterfalls that prompted us to abandon the Gold Coast beaches for the day and wander inland to explore. The more we researched, the more we wanted to see. Our time was limited to a single day and we wanted to be sure we included the best things to do at Springbrook on our list.… Read the rest


Snorkeling Cairns The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours by JetSettingFools.com

Snorkeling Cairns: The Best Great Barrier Reef Tours

On my first trip to Australia I only had one must-do activity on my list: Go Snorkeling on a Great Barrier Reef Cruise. I had snorkeled in the Caribbean Sea while visiting St. Maarten, at Captain Cook in Kona, Hawaii and in the lagoons surrounding Moorea Island, French Polynesia – and I wasn’t leaving Australia without taking one of the snorkeling Great Barrier Reef tours.… Read the rest


Snorkeling Koh Lanta, Thailand 4 Island Tour by JetSettingFools.com

Snorkeling Koh Lanta, Thailand: Four Island Tour

On our trip to Koh Lanta, Thailand, we were mostly content to lazily let the days drift by as we squished sand between our toes. After traveling non-stop for six months, we were craving a little R&R – and no better place to do that than on Koh Lanta.… Read the rest


Visiting African Pengins at Boulders Beach in Simon's Town, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town, South Africa

Warm weather and sandy beaches don’t exactly conjure up images of penguins – the funny little birds are more often thought of living in cold climates. But at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town, South Africa – just south of Cape Town –more than 3,000 endangered African Penguins are living on the sandy shore.… Read the rest


Cape Town Wine Tours on a budget South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Cape Town Wine Tours on a Budget in South Africa

It’s no secret we like wine – and it just so happens that some of the best South African wines are produced just beyond the Cape Town city limits in the Winelands, South Africa district. A trip to Cape Town wouldn’t be complete without wandering into the South African wine regions and sampling a bit of the product.… Read the rest


Top Things To Do in Hout Bay Cape Town South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Top Things To Do in Hout Bay, Cape Town

Nestled in a valley 20km south of the Cape Town CBD is the pleasant village of Hout Bay. Surrounded on three sides by mountains and by the Atlantic sea to the south, the quaint suburb exudes a distinct community vibe – but there are quite a few Hout Bay attractions that draw tourists to visit.… Read the rest


The Best Way To Spend One Day in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by JetSettingFools.com

One Day in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

If you only have one day in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, it’s most likely because you are transiting internationally through the city on a trip to – or from – Asia. That’s exactly what spurred our KL one-day trip on our first visit to the city when we traveled from Thailand to Australia.… Read the rest


5 Tapas Bars Serving the Best Tapas in Seville, Spain by JetSettingFools.com

5 Tapas Bars Serving the Best Tapas in Seville, Spain

As we wandered the streets of the neighborhoods in Seville, Spain, it became evident that the tapas bars in Seville, both classic and trendy, are part of the city’s beauty. People gathered around outdoor tables and squeezed their way into small Seville bars.  As we were in search of the best tapas in Seville, we eagerly joined the crowds to sample the fare.… Read the rest