TRAVELS WITH NINA

is the online portfolio and journal of Australian travel writer Nina Karnikowski.

ANTARCTICA: FROZEN CONTINENT

ANTARCTICA: FROZEN CONTINENT

  If you want to have your sense of wonder for the planet restored, look no further than Antarctica. The loneliest and coldest place on earth can, in all its bleak, empty nothingness, leave you feeling hopeful about the future of our world. It’s one of the last corners of the earth that remains pure […]

LIFE ALONG THE MEKONG: CAMBODIA

LIFE ALONG THE MEKONG: CAMBODIA

Oh Cambodia. You have been on my mind ever since I left your lush shores. Haunting me with your rustic beauty, deeply sad history, and relentlessly smiling faces. I’ve been writing a lot about Cambodia this week, and my story about Chhlong, a gorgeous Cambodian colonial riverside town, was published in Traveller over the weekend. So it makes perfect […]

LIFE ALONG THE MEKONG: VIETNAM

LIFE ALONG THE MEKONG: VIETNAM

There was a time when I used to think that the world was far too big, and our time on this earth far too short, to visit any destination twice. But having done it a few times now, I think it can sometimes be the best part of travel. The second time around you get to travel deeper. […]