Art Deco In The Tropics

Tropical North Queensland is best known for palm-fringed beaches and dangerous marine life, but the regional town of Innisfail, just south of Cairns, has a surprising claim to fame. It is home to an impressive array of Art Deco buildings. The town […]

Walking The Byzantine Path With Julie Fison

The island of Paros is the quintessential Greek holiday destination. With its charming fishing villages, fantastic seafood tavernas and impossibly blue water, it is the perfect place to sample the Cyclades. If you can manage to tear yourself from the sparkling Aegean, […]

Remote Oasis Of Seven Spirit Bay – Julie Fison

The sun is setting on another glorious day in the Northern Territory’s remote Cobourg Peninsula. I’m sipping a Green Ant gin and tonic and sampling freshly-caught queenie (done sashimi style) when a ripple of excitement breaks the gentle patter of the afternoon. […]

24 Hours In Segovia With Julie Fison

The historic Spanish city of Segovia boasts a grand Gothic cathedral, a medieval castle that looks to be lifted straight from the pages of a fairy tale, and a Roman aqueduct that is considered one of the best preserved in Europe. Perched […]

Driving To Cooktown Via The Bloomfield Track

Tropical North Queensland: rainforests, waterfalls, pristine beaches, islands, historic towns as well as the occasional crocodile. Who needs the Amalfi Coast when you have all of that in one place? We spent 12 days driving from Townsville to Cooktown via the 4WD […]

10 Days in the Kimberley

Western Australia’s Kimberley region spans thousands of square kilometres of ancient landscape – a remote frontier of unspoilt wilderness, rugged sandstone mountain ranges, waterfalls and sprawling rivers, of crocodiles and barramundi, and iconic bottle-shaped boab trees. It is, without a doubt, one […]

Tropical Luxury at Orpheus Island Resort

Surrounded by fringing coral reef, and accessible only by private boat or helicopter, Orpheus Island resort, just off the Queensland coast, is laid-back luxury at its very best. It is the kind of place where you can laze by the pool with […]

Driving Canada’s Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway is a 232 km stretch of road that cuts through the Canadian Rocky Mountains – beneath towering peaks, past deep gorges, glaciers and waterfalls. It connects Jasper and Banff National Parks and is rated one of the world’s most […]

10 things to love about Lord Howe island

With its spectacular mountain scenery, coral reefs, migratory birdlife and native species found nowhere else on earth, Lord Howe Island – just a two-hour flight from Sydney – could well be the ultimate holiday destination for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s the type of […]