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Katherine, Australia Specialist

My dad was a navy pilot and we moved a lot as I was growing up. I quickly learned that I enjoyed going to new places but my passion for travel only really ignited when I was 20 years old. My brother was backpacking around Europe so I decided to study abroad in Prague to be closer. While in Prague I became friends with several Australians and decided I just had to go there.

After graduating from college I made the big move and based myself in a university surf town called Wollongong, south of Sydney. I worked at a whiskey bar and got to travel the country. From Tasmania to Port Douglas and everywhere in between, I fell more and more in love with the country. After Australia I went on and backpacked around Southeast Asia and Central America for six months, but getting back to Oz was always on my mind.

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I'll never forget when…

For as long as I can remember, I've been scared of sharks. My parents visited me in Australia and we spent a week on a boat on the Great Barrier Reef to get scuba certified. On our last evening we did a night dive. Dozens of sharks were circling our boat as I was told to get in. Several black tips were an arm's reach away and throughout the dive I could see green eyes nearby. Though I was terrified, I was happy I did it and oddly, feel less afraid now about being near sharks.

Photos of Katherine

Katherine at Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria, Australia Katherine at Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria, Australia
Katherine on Philip Island, Australia Katherine on Philip Island, Australia
Katherine in Sydney, Australia Katherine in Sydney, Australia
Katherine on the Great Ocean Road, Australia Katherine on the Great Ocean Road, Australia