Dive into the big blue

There exists a place with the bluest water on earth, where turtles outnumber snorkellers and days begin and end underwater.

If your nirvana lies under the sea, you’ve come to the right place.

Turtle of Maratua © DAVID BRISTOW

Budget Guide to Kalimantan

How to explore Kalimantan on the cheap. If you are looking for the road less travelled, you’ll find it Indonesian Kalimantan: the bigger, wilder and much less travelled chunk of Borneo. What you can do here on a budget (with a bit of grit and determination) is..... . .

Top 5 Far North Queensland Waterholes

Twin Falls – Jardine River National Park, Cape York Almost 90 years have passed since the first car reached the tip of Cape York, but off-roaders still struggle to navigate the rutted, washed-out track that leads to my favourite waterhole beneath Twin Falls..... . .

Raising our family on a Sailboat

“Has Maya ever fallen overboard”  That’s the question I get asked the most when people discover that our home is a sailboat. “Wow, how amazing” they invariably say, staring at me with raised eyebrows that really say “how do play dates go down at your place?”..... . .

The Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Running away to a tropical island is a dream escape for many travellers, but if you stick to the beaten path in Southeast Asia, you might well find that everyone else is running away with you. The Perhentian Islands off Peninsula Malaysia’s far north-east coast are..... . .

Island Camping – FNQ Australia

FORGET private-island pampering and expensive exclusivity. For travellers who take holidays tinged with adventure, what could be more challenging than a tropical island jaunt without the hangers-on (and that means spa therapists and personal butlers). Dotting the..... . .