Why it’s ok to travel solo

I don’t know how many times people have asked me ‘are you travelling by yourself?’ with a look of surprise. Yes, yes I am. And it’s perfectly fine. No I don’t get lonely or bored, sometimes I get scared in certain situations but I’ve only had a few near misses in eight years of travel.…

Brisbane’s best trails

Here’s the first of my Explore Your Own Backyard series. In between overseas trips, I’m exploring where I live while I save up enough money to go travelling again. You might be surprised what’s in your own city. So get out there and explore. First in my series is how I discovered a way to…

Adventure in the treetops

Location: Tree Top Challenge, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland, Australia Soar, climb and balance on high wires among the treetops on the slopes of the lush Tamborine Mountain at Tree Top Challenge. The adventurer in me loved the ziplines, climbing walls and balancing wires – and it was harder than I thought. Turns out I need to…

Hawaii: Crouching Lion Trail

Feel on top of the world in Hawaii in just 20 minutes with a hike up the Crouching Lion trail. The Crouching Lion trail near the township of Kaaawa on Oahu island is now one of my all time favourite hikes owing to its breathtaking views of the mountains and coastline. The Crouching Lion trail…

7 Scenic Spots in New South Wales

I love to explore the great outdoors. Most weekends you’ll find me searching for a waterfall, taking a hike, uncovering caves, climbing boulders, or swimming in a waterhole. I’ve found some truly great spots across New South Wales – and many of these are off the beaten track. Here’s my favorite seven spots in New…