Dianne McGrath was shortlisted for the Mars One project, now she’s circumnavigating Earth

When the Mars One project was announced in 2012, Dianne McGrath jumped at the chance to be one of the ordinary people who would go to the red planet and never come back.

She was one of seven Australians to make the final 100 candidates and spent years preparing herself for a one-way journey to another planet.


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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications.

Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel.

In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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