TRAVELS WITH NINA

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

TRAVEL INSPO: BOOKS, FILMS, MUSIC

TRAVEL INSPO: BOOKS, FILMS, MUSIC

I wanted to share a little outtake from my recent interview with DISfunktion Magazine. A few things to watch, read, listen to and indulge in if you want to get inspired to have some outrageous adventures. Enjoy. And please share your recent travel inspirations with me below, I’m always searching for more!   What’s your favourite book? At the moment it’s […]

AROUND THE WORLD IN SEVEN SONGS

AROUND THE WORLD IN SEVEN SONGS

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that when it comes to travel, planning a journey can be almost as much fun as the journey itself. This is the time when your imagination runs wild, when the possibilities seem limitless, and when you spend every spare second getting into the zone of your next wanderings. For me, sinking into the vibe […]

2014 TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS

2014 TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS

Its been a big year. After relocating from India, I went back to my full-time job as staff travel writer at the Sydney Morning Herald. I slogged it out on four titles at once, left said job, turned 30, and starting pimping my arse out as a freelancer. All the while, I battled an army […]

PNG VOLCANO HIKE

PNG VOLCANO HIKE

So here I am, frozen halfway up Tavurvur Volcano in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. The Beast had looked so small from the shore. So easy to climb. I’d be up the top in fifteen minutes, I’d told myself. No need to take water, no need to wear sunscreen, pfft! Alas, half an hour after I’d started trudging through […]