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…

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…

Learn to surf for only $17

I’m a proud Australian that loves the beach but sadly never learned to surf. But I’m trying to rectify the situation – first with a lesson in Hawaii earlier this year, followed by a quick trip up the Queensland coast for the Easter long weekend. I found the best value surfing lesson I’ve ever heard…