Life is in the detail

I will always have a fascination with Fiji. For me it is the closest place to paradise. The diving is the best I have experienced, the beaches are stunning and the people are really warm and welcoming.

Alison - Original Diver

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Alison Nicholls

Original Travel Expert

I have extensive travel experience throughout Australasia & Pacific Islands, Central America, Far East, Africa and Europe.

My travels

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Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • I would love to dive with hammerhead sharks and manta rays
  • Push myself to my limits and climb Kilimanjaro
  • Stay in unique places such as an underwater hotel and an igloo
  • Travel on the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • Hike the Patagonia mountains and take too many photos
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Best Moments

  • Seeing 7 species of shark in one dive including a tiger shark and bull shark at Beqa Lagoon in Fiji
  • Conquering my fears and sky diving at Lake Wanaka in New Zealand
  • Getting close (touching distance!) from a lion while on a night safari at Kruger National Park in South Africa
  • Hiking to the top of Sarangkot Hill near Pokhara in Nepal and watching the sunrise over the breath-taking Annapurna mountain range
  • Being in awe of the Northern lights in Iceland
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Toughest Travel Moment

  • Surviving very basic conditions while volunteering in Fiji. Living off rice, lentils and rum for 3 months and being constantly hungry
  • Breaking down twice in a campervan and nearly running out of petrol while driving through the desert in Western Australia.
  • Cycling through the Rocky Mountains in Canada and coming face to face with a bear!
  • White water rafting down the Zambezi in Zambia and fearing for my life when I fell out on the first rapid
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Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Going on a boat ride on the Ganges River in Varanasi India and watching Hindu pilgrims cremate their loved ones
  • Visiting Hutt River Province in Australia. It is a micronation founded by a farmer. He has given his family members royal titles and they have their own currency

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