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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..... . .

Digital Nomad: How to work from anywhere

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s how easily we have adapted to working from home. Being a digital nomad used to be for bloggers and freelancers, but no more. Now, all kinds of workers and world explorers are taking their laptops and going AWOL, and..... . .

Cassowary’s Last Stand

Who’s Saving the Cassowary?  Meet the conservationists hell-bent on stopping Australia’s next extinction. They are far north Queensland’s most incongruous neighbours. Tourists, sea changers and land developers – all chasing a slice of tropical paradise..... . .

100 Things to See in Tropical North Queensland

This is the book I needed 20 years ago when Dave Bristow and I threw our backpacks into the boot of our tiny hatchback and fled north to the Daintree. Deep in the rainforest, we rockhopped up silvery creeks in search of cassowaries and tree-kangaroos, and dreamed of..... . .

Adventurer looks out on our clean green world

How to travel plastic-free: 8 earth-friendly ways to pack & explore

Plastic: every single piece of it on the planet today will never, ever go away – no matter how much it breaks down or how often we recycle it. Single-use coffee cups, food packaging, wet wipes, plastic bags, straws, and hotel toiletry bottles – these are..... . .

Maya Bristow Youngest Australian to trek to Everest Base Camp

Youngest Australian reaches Everest Base Camp, aged 6

Meet our gusty six-year-old daughter Maya Bristow who in May 2018, walked herself into the record books as the youngest Australian to trek independently to Nepal’s Everest Base Camp. Our pint-sized adventurer from Cairns, Australia, reached the foot of the world’s..... . .

Off the beaten path in Bangkok: 7 Top Things that locals love 

Bangkok’s Best Green Space Bangkok might be hellishly hectic but the city boasts a surprising number of green zones where you can reenergise, exercise and chill out. Covering more ground than you could explore in a day is Chatuchak Discovery Garden – a whopping..... . .

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..... . .