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 …

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 …

Crystal Beach Resort Zambales

The Philippines is a country of over 7000 islands, peppered with white sand beaches boasting calm emerald-blue water as clear as glass. There’s no other country in the world that can boast thousands of secluded beaches like something out of a Jason Bourne or James Read More …

A Guide to Anawangin Cove Beach Camping

Anawangin Cove from Ben Farrell on Vimeo. I AM off the grid. Untethered from my digital life. No electricity, no phone reception, no WiFi. The last time I was this digitally isolated was when I did a meditation retreat in Thailand and had all my smart Read More …

Puerto Galera: Paradise on Manila’s Doorstep

I’m sitting at a bar. Hardly surprising I know. But, it’s the location of this particular beer that’s worth talking about. I’m in Puerto Galera south of Manila on the island of Mindoro. Behind me I’m watched over by giant volcanic peaks, trying to pierce Read More …

The mystical fantasy island that actually exists: Coron

The vibrational hum of the propeller engines shifts from a constant high buzz to a low drone as our plane dips into a descent. As we pass through the haze, I look out the window and see perfect island after perfect island. Like giant turtles, Read More …

55+ Weekend Getaways from Mumbai – Infographic

Mumbai is one of the most eclectic cities in India, perhaps the world. The former Bombay is a traveller’s delight. Aside from the being an enchanting city, it’s also surrounded by some of the most interesting and awe-inspiring places you could visit. This city that Read More …