TRAVELS WITH NINA

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

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. […]

LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA VIDEO

LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA VIDEO

I only got back from Malaysia a few days ago but I just couldn’t wait to share this little video I made about Langkawi, the jewel of the 104-island archipelago off Malaysia’s northwestern coast, with you guys. I was absolutely blown away by its jungle-clad mountains, mangrove forests and pristine beaches, that have earnt Langkawi Southeast […]