Wow. A lot can happen in a year: I ran a half marathon, jumped off cliffs in Australia’s Blue Mountains… took on another Tough Mudder, played with both the ESA … Continue Reading Happy New Year
Taraustralis’ next adventure takes her to the United States! For the next 20 days, Tara will be experiencing all things NASA! From The Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Johnson … Continue Reading Spaced out in the USA!
I’m the kind of girl that never reads fiction, but I’m an absolute diehard fan of non-fiction. Why? Because when I’m reading true stories, I’m usually trying to figure out … Continue Reading Best non-fiction books to say ‘how the heck did that happen?’
I’ve always wanted to try the Amtrak Auto Train. In the past, I always had great experiences travelling between Washington, DC and Philadelphia with Amtrak – it was quick, easy … Continue Reading Amtrak Auto Train
Road trips are awesome. Hands down – no question about it! You can have super short ones that last a few hours and epic ones that last for months on … Continue Reading Big Roadtrippin’
NASASocial is a great program, developed by the brilliant minds at NASA, which has opened up the doors of communcaiton to the widest audience possible by the use of social media. Basically, NASASocial … Continue Reading What a NASA rocket launch taught me
If you’ve been looking to go on the ultimate road trip of a lifetime, look no further! Traveling into space will absolutely make you a travel blogger ROCKETSTAR! (yes, that … Continue Reading NASASocial
Just north of the Kennedy Space Center is Merritt Island. Established in 1963, this is a National Wildlife Refuge consisting of 140,000 acres and home to a wide array of … Continue Reading Merritt Island, Florida
What’s your most unique hostel experience? Was it sleeping six meters underground in the middle of the outback or, perhaps it was the time you stayed in a hostel in … Continue Reading How not to get murdered in a hostel
What a milestone! It’s been two years of awesome travel, so here’s some of the most popular highlights of the best memories from around the world! Super Scary Megafauna! – … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Taraustralis!
Last year, I attended the Wallops Island rocket launch. You can see I was totally prepared for the cold weather and long wait. There’s something you just gotta love … Continue Reading Taraustralis heads to Kennedy Space Center
Traveling in a van is kinda awesome. You can be anywhere at any time, and you don’t really need to look for accommodation. There’s nothing really needs to be … Continue Reading Van Life
Older than the famed Walt Disney World, the Weeki Wachee Mermaids is the brainchild of former World War II Navy Seal, Newton Perry. He took a risk on America’s deepest freshwater … Continue Reading Weeki Wachee Mermaids
America is FULL of museums – From the large Smithsonian’s of Washington, DC …to the imitate museums like the Presidential Library in Odessa, TX …and, then there’s the unusual like the … Continue Reading By far the best darn museum to date
The first time I traveled internationally was to London when I was twenty-one. Sure, I had previous traveling experiences with friends and family but this time I was alone and … Continue Reading Top tips for solo travel
I knew that the Spanish were in Florida ferreting around the jungle searching for the fountain of youth. But, I think they kinda forgot to mention a few things…. Like … Continue Reading I think they forgot to teach me that in history class