Keeping up with Asian etiquette: Cheat Sheet

Experiencing cultures so different from our own is the primary reason so many people feel motivated to travel to Asia. However, one of the pitfalls of experiencing a culture so different from our own is the radically different social customs. Just as Western cultures have Read More …

Sense of Place, Memory and Identity

I’m definitely in Melbourne. I’m sitting in a dark and moody hipster pub drinking a surprisingly good ‘house red’. The billboards out the front still advertise live bands on different nights of the week, not just ‘steak night’ or ‘kids eat free’ on Sundays. There’s Read More …

Glass House Mountains

The tall rock monoliths that form the ancient Glass House Mountains abruptly dominate the hinterland landscape of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Formed millions of years ago from volcanic activity, these sheer cliff faces are awe-inspiring and a little eerie. It really feels like a sacred place Read More …

Sunset on Mooloolaba Australia

An orange sun slides down and beyond the hinterland horizon as the moody ocean crashes and fizzes onto the damp white sand, reflecting the vivid hues of a golden sunset in Mooloolaba on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The region is lined with pristine beaches that hug Read More …

The Importance of Travel: How to reignite your life

Do you remember the clarity of childhood? The way the world seemed so new, vibrant and curious? I remember the cool steel of the polished monkey bars against my supple, naïve hands. I remember the sweet smell of jasmine ascending the air at my Grandmother’s Read More …

The Easiest Way to get from Paris Airport

Everyone loves the concept of travel. Discovering new countries, learning about new cultures and having new experiences… and perhaps most importantly, learning about yourself! However, the air travel part is probably everyone’s least favourite. No one enjoys being stuck in a pressurised tin tube for Read More …

The 12 Most Amazing Train Journeys in the World

Life Changing Train Journeys Rail journeys are special. There’s something historic and mystical about sliding over steel rails with the cadenced click and clack of sleepers beneath. You can’t help but smile as you squeal and hiss around tight beds that wind and carve up Read More …