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Kimberley’s New Mega National Park

With plans afoot to develop Australia’s biggest national park in the northwest Kimberley, there is no time like right now to discover King Edward River’s remarkable Indigenous rock art galleries and take a hike to Mitchell Falls without the crowds. When resource giants Rio Tinto and Alcoa relinquished their mining rights on the Mitchell Plateau........Read More

King Edward River Kimberley Adventure – Munurru’s Rock Art

In the Kimberley’s far northwest where the King Edward River divides the countries of Ngarinyin and Wunambal peoples, the sacred dreaming place known as Munurru records a 40,000-year-old history on its weathered sandstone walls. The greatest story is also the most recent, recorded at Bundjamanumanu about 1000 years old after a long tribal battle........Read More

Inle Lake: a Sea of Contrast

On Inle Lake at dawn, our noisy longtail zips across calm waters towards Nampan Market, gently rocking the bow of a slender wooden boat where a fisherman poises as he casts his net. Paddling in the traditional Intha style, one leg wrapped snugly around his wooden blade, he is the epitome of calm, his attention focused intently on the simple act of........Read More

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 famed for their excellent snorkelling and diving, and it’s on the smaller island of........Read More

Cape Leveque’s calm, deep blue

Boasting possibly the best beaches in the Kimberley, Cape Leveque is a dream destination for off-road travellers: remote, breathtakingly beautiful and supplying excellent services you won’t expect to find this far off the beaten track. The corrugations are conquered in a morning’s drive north of Broome and there’s nothing like a relaxing float in........Read More

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 coastline from Cairns to Cardwell lie more than a dozen reef-fringed, rainforested........Read More

Sunset over Wurre – Rainbow Valley, Australia

Camped upon ‘Wurre”, one of the last hunting and gathering grounds of the Upper Southern Arrernte people, travellers wait all day to witness one of nature’s most vibrant desert spectacles. As the setting sun ignites this multicoloured landscape of sandstone bluffs and crumbling cliffs, Rainbow Valley glows in brilliant boldness, its bands of rust........Read More

Biking the Temples of Angkor

We heard the squealing pig long before we saw it. Having forgotten to pack the head torches, we were cycling blind in the pre-dawn darkness along a Cambodian road without streetlights. The pig strapped upside down on the back of the motorbike was finally illuminated in the headlights of a passing tuk-tuk with just seconds to spare. We should have........Read More