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Tangalooma Island Resort: where wild dolphins play

Feeding a dolphin in the wild is an amazing experience that is not easy to find, yet off the coast of Queensland, there is an island where the dolphins come in for a tasty fish treat and you get to feed it to them. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand island and is located a short 75-minute ferry ride from Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane. You...

Underwater Museums by Jason deCaires Taylor

Image: © MUSAN / @JasondeCairesTaylor © MUSAN / Costas Constantinou Jason deCaires Taylor is a sculptor, environmentalist and professional underwater photographer. His permanent, site-specific sculptural works span the world’s oceans and seas and explore modern themes of conservation and environmental activism. Over the past 15 years, Taylor has been one of the first...

Te Puia Rotorua

Image: Kate Webster Te Puia is quite an institution in Rotorua, New Zealand.   This fascinating attraction has a 180-year legacy of guiding visitors through a stunning geothermal valley and showcasing the intriguing Māori culture! Justin Te Hau knows Te Puia well as he is a fifth-generation guide there. Justin’s great-great grandmother was one of the first...

Overview: Vanuatu

Composed of 83 spectacular islands, the archipelago of Vanuatu features an authentic and unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich culture and friendly locals. After just a short plane ride from Australia, travellers can explore everything the destination has to offer – from untouched nature and exciting adventure to barefoot luxury and tropical beaches. Vanuatu...

A must visit spot on the Overlanders Way

The town of Mckinlay, population currently 14 people. Photo: Kate Webster In the Shire of Mckinlay you will find the quaint town of Julia Creek. If you are driving the Overlanders Way, you will pass through this tiny town and most travellers will use it as a rest stop on their journey. What it is lacking in size, it makes up for in the atmosphere. Before settling...

48 hours in Mount Isa

A short two hour 40-minute flight from Brisbane and I touched down in Mount Isa, some 1880kms from my home on the Gold Coast. It couldn’t be more different than what I am used to. I swapped surfboard carrying, beachgoers in their boardshorts and flip flops for boot wearing, buckle toting cowboys. Sandy beaches were replaced with red dusty roads and someone had sucked...

6 things to do in Cloncurry

Known as ‘The Curry’, Cloncurry is just under 1.5 hours drive from Mount Isa. It is affectionately called the Friendly Heart of the Great North West, and in 2017, celebrated its 150th anniversary. Few places can claim to be as influential in shaping Australia, as Cloncurry. It is the birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the destination of the first...

Overview: Rotorua

From crystal-clear streams and magical forests to epic biking trails and explosive geysers, Rotorua has it all. Experience Māori culture, hospitality and food here – try a hangi feast cooked in the steaming ground or take a tour of an authentic pre-European village. Sitting within the Pacific Rim of Fire, Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland with...

A resident’s view of Paris

Photo: Olivia Rutherford Ruby Boukabou is an Australian woman who has lived part of each year in Paris for quite some time. Ruby is absolutely enchanted with the city she fell in love with. In this podcast, Ruby talks about this magical city from a resident’s perspective. She tells us about her favourite places. The café and nightclub life. About how tap dancing can...

Monaco Oceanographic Museum

Credit: M.Dagnino The Oceanographic Institute, Prince Albert I of Monaco Foundation was founded by Prince Albert I, a passionate and visionary seafarer. Recognised as serving the public interest by the French presidential decree on 16 May 1906, the Foundation has been working for the Ocean for more than a century. To promote the knowledge, love and protection of the...