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Swimming Babinda Boulders Queensland

Babinda Boulders: Discover North Queensland’s Favourite Waterhole

Rainforest Escape Nestled against the rainforested slopes of Queensland’s highest mountain, enormous granite boulders divert the flow of Babinda Creek into deep, translucent pools and over treacherous granite falls Each year more than four-and-a-half metres of rain falls on the tiny town of Babinda, snagged by Mount Bartle Frere’s towering 1622........Read More

It’s said that when children die in the mountain village of Moni, their spirits soar high towards Mount Kelimutu, settling in the warmest and bluest of the volcano’s tricoloured crater lakes. Image Credit - David Bristow

Climb a volcano: Mount Kelimutu’s Tricoloured Lakes

Climbing Kelimutu It’s said that when children die in the mountain village of Moni, their spirits soar high towards Mount Kelimutu, settling in the warmest and bluest of the volcano’s tricoloured crater lakes. Known as Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo Fai, this sacred turquoise lake is the most bewitching of Kelimutu’s three, richly coloured pools that stud a........Read More

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

The wild Orangutang of Indonesian Borneo

Borneo’s Wild Orangutans: Kutai National Park

Tracking Orangutans It’s hot and steamy away from the Sangatta River but a distant boom lures us deep into the forest where wild orangutans roam. The air thickens as the canopy closes overhead and we sweat along skinny foot trails, craning our necks skyward at every rustle and crossing our fingers, searching for a telltale flash of amber in the........Read More

Braving the Bus to Serendipity Beach

Flashback….Cambodia On the eve of our return to Cambodia, we flash back 10 years to a time when our backpacks were smaller, our budgets tighter and we slept rough and partied hard. The crafty ticket seller underestimated the trip’s duration, knowing that no one would choose to spend that long on a bus. Desperate to escape the dreary Cambodian........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

Top 4 ways to see Bagan

Bagan – it’s Myanmar’s most extravagant temple site and THE reason this formerly difficult-to-visit country has become one of the hottest destinations for intrepid travel in Asia. Jump aboard a slow boat on the Ayeyarwaddy River, float above this vast religious landscape in a hot air balloon, or cycle through it, losing yourself in a sea of........Read More