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Sailing Komodo Islands

How to book the best deal and Cruise Komodo

Komodo National Park It’s the single best thing you can experience in Flores, but choosing a cruise through Komodo National Park can be a bit of a head-trip. We’ve nailed down all the information we were looking for (but couldn’t find) to help you avoid the endless online searches before you hit Labuan Bajo. If you want to know how to get........Read More

Want new ways to explore South Australia's best beach playgrounds, Here’s our pick of top outdoor adventures. Image Credit - David Bristow

Caves, kayaks & Giant Cuttlefish: Beach Hopping the Eyre Peninsula

The Eyre Peninsula: Top 5 Ways to Play Want five new ways to explore Southern Australia’s best beach playground in 2018? Here’s our pick of top outdoor adventures on the unmissable Eyre Peninsula. Snorkel with giant cuttlefish Every winter at False Bay, divers and snorkellers take the plunge to witness thousands of giant cuttlefish........Read More

Cruising Komodo: Are you ready for Indonesia’s best island escape?

Protecting 29 islands and home to the world’s largest whale, largest ray AND the largest lizards on earth, World Heritage-listed Komodo National Park packs a big punch, but cruising here couldn’t be more serene. Looking for reasons to get yourself to Komodo, less than an hour of air time east of Denpasar? Here’s six experiences........Read More

Budget Guide to Kalimantan

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 outstanding and worth every hour in a madly swerving taxi, overstuffed bus or spine........Read More

Far Horizons: Motorbiking the World

Meet Christopher Many & Laura Pattara The world is full of wanderlust and daring, of adventurers and pilgrims who journey far, conquer high mountains and cross empty seas, woo us with their exploits yet invariably, return home to regain less extraordinary lives and to dream again. No so Christopher Many and Laura Pattara: long-term motorbiking........Read More

Our Macpac Vamoose Child Carrier

The first Macpac child carrier we owned, I found in a charity op-shop in Katherine on our first Big Lap of Australia with Maya when she was just 5 weeks old. Although she was tiny, I had no idea how quickly she was going to grow and we planned to be away for a long time, so added that old ‘Possum’ carrier to our growing pile of baby gear. Alas........Read More

Cycling Southeast Asia with Kids

Our NEW guide to cycle touring Malaysia, Southern Thailand and Java (with your kids on board). Why cycling? It’s difficult to describe the inescapable freedom of travelling the world by bicycle: of waking up and packing your gear, throwing a leg over your trusty bike and just cycling away to anywhere you want to go. There’s no haggling over a taxi........Read More

Big Rock Vistas: Top spots to get high in Australia

Looking for the ultimate natural high? Get some altitude atop Australia’s most unlikely summits: inselbergs and island peaks, rock orbs and monadnocks and discover Australia’s most surprising views. Cooks Lookout – Lizard Island This may well be Australia’s most spectacular fly-in lookout, crowning the east coast’s most beautiful........Read More

Boodjamulla – the bucketlist Aussie hotspot every traveller should see

  What’s the big deal about Boodjamulla? For starters, this vivid green waterway that blazes a palm-fringed path through ancient sandstone and across parched spinifex plains towards the Gulf of Carpentaria, is blissfully estuarine crocodile-free. Given that so many NT waterways are currently closed to paddling and swimming (while the booming........Read More

Travel Australia for less $$$

Want to know how to Travel Australia for less? The kilometres may be getting more expensive to cover, but these 5 thrifty tricks are guaranteed to save you money and drive your Aussie road trip further. Travel Australia in the off-season Ever rocked up to a Broome caravan park in winter without a booking or tried to snare a beachfront campsite in........Read More