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Faraway Fish Banh Mi

Faraway & Fishing

A favourite Aunt once told me that the boldest way to travel was to head to the furthest point and work your way back. “Giant leaps of faith”, she declared, “were always rewarded”, and that’s how I found my way to Garig Gunak Barlu National Park.  This..... . .

Are you working on your next escape?

It’s the far less sexy side of big dreamy sailing adventures. Before the campfire beach sunsets can begin, before whale sharks and surfing, and you get to immerse yourself in the colour and chaos of clashing cultures, there are endless boat jobs, massive..... . .

Sailing out of Australia: Here’s how to Export your Boat

Having to export your boat when you sail out of Australian waters gets a lot of cruisers agitated. Although regulations may have not been enforced in years gone by, times have changed. Quick trips out of Australian waters are excluded, but if your boat is an Australian..... . .

Following Flatbacks

Windswept, deserted and just far enough from Darwin to be considered remote, Bare Sand Island is an idyllic sweep of reef and sand on the edge of the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. The Kenbi clan who won native title four years ago after the longest running Aboriginal land..... . .

Homeschooling

How to be a homeschooler

Our daughter Maya has never been to school. Seven years after our learning adventure first began, here’s why I never send her there.  One of the more positive things to come out of Covid this year is that homeschooling has finally stepped out of the shadows. Loads..... . .

The Route to Everest Base Camp: Get Trekking

Our Everest Itinerary We spent 14 days hiking from Phaplu to Everest Base Camp, and another five days getting back to the airport at Lukla. Below is a breakdown of the itinerary we trekked, which will give you an idea of the overall route. If you fly into Lukla, the..... . .

Cycling Southeast Asia with Kids

Our 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..... . .

Little Roper Stock Camp – The Territory’s next Big Thing

It’s the Northern Territory’s newest camping experience and no bull, this stock camp and travellers’ rest on the edge of Mataranka Hot Springs is the real deal. Run by ex-ringer Des Barritt and wife Telka Zotz-Wilson, who partnered up as teachers on a remote Indigenous..... . .