February 12, 2020.Reading time 18 minutes.
When people ask me what my favourite travel experiences have been, swimming with humpback whales in Tonga is always one of the first things that springs to mind. I first swam with the humpies back in 2017, and as soon as I slipped into the water and saw a whale for the first time, I […]
November 16, 2017.Reading time 7 minutes.
Thanks to a stuff up courtesy of the super flaky Tongan airline Real Tonga, I found myself needing to leave Ha’apai and get back to the main island of Tongatapu a day earlier than I had anticipated. Initially I was kinda bummed out by this (I didn’t want to leave my island early!) but it did […]
November 13, 2017.Reading time 8 minutes.
When I look back on my time in Tonga, the words ‘awe-inspiring’, ‘magnificent’ and ‘unbelievable’ spring to my mind, but even these words seem to fall short. I have been sitting in this chair for 30 minutes trying to think of better words, but I just realised that there aren’t any. There are truly no […]
November 9, 2017.Reading time 9 minutes.
After an amazing first day spent in the water with some incredible humpback whales, it was time to head back to land and check out my eco-friendly home for the next few nights. Located on the small island of Uoleva which is part of a larger chain of islands known as Ha’apai, Sea Change lives […]
November 6, 2017.Reading time 10 minutes.
I have always loved the ocean. The vastness, the unknown, the depths and the colours have always seemed magical to me, but it is the creatures who call it home that truly captivate and mesmerise me. I have mentioned before that my first career aspiration was to be a coroner (I was obviously a well […]