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Country spots to laze and graze this autumn

When it comes to easygoing townships brimming with culture and character, the New South Wales countryside is home to many little-known diamonds in the rough. Lockhart Lockhart is nestled a 45-minute drive from Wagga Wagga in New South Wales’s Riverina region in the state’s south-west. Lockhart encompasses pristine nature reserves and rugged bush terrain, and … Continued

Roads less travelled on the Country Way

Australia, the island continent with an arid centre, has always been partly defined by the relationship between its inland areas and its coasts. Indigenous people flourished for millennia across the country, but colonists initially clung to the edges of the landmass like their lives depended on it – which they did, since the ocean was … Continued

The great Western Australian bucket list

While far-flung dream destinations spoil travellers for choice, many of Western Australia’s most special, once-in-a-lifetime travel spots fly under the radar. These bucket-list destinations are felt, rather than seen; they capture the imagination and stay with you long after you’ve left. Drive to one of Australia’s most isolated beaches: Cape Leveque, Dampier Peninsula While the … Continued

Top spots to enjoy autumn’s hues

There is something magical, and maybe even cathartic, about watching our landscapes take on rusty, auburn hues as nature ushers in autumn after a long summer. Here we explore the best places to see our sunburnt country blush into autumn. New South Wales Known as New South Wales’s ‘colour city’, Orange’s deciduous poplar trees dotted … Continued

Dive into the Sapphire Coast

The Sapphire Coast – a suitable designation for New South Wales’s far south coast and surrounds – has been the site of so many beach holidays, stunning swims and idyllic walks. Inhabited for thousands of years by the various tribal groupings of the Yuin–Monaro people, the coast stretches from Bermagui to the Victorian border. Bermagui … Continued

Surf through life on Queensland’s coast

You’ve heard of the Gold Coast, its balmy air, aquamarine waters and peaceful vibes, but there’s plenty the region has to offer that you might be surprised to learn about. Wherever you are, though, you can’t be far from a top surfing destination, where you can get your daily dose of exercise and adrenaline! Before … Continued

Walk on the wild side in Katherine

Getting fit was never so easy as exploring the enthralling forests of Katherine and the astounding landscapes of Alice Springs. Strap on your bushwalking gear, and get going! Katherine’s Nitmiluk National Park is made up of 13 stunning gorges that can be explored by foot, canoe or boat. Take the Windolf Walk up to Pat’s … Continued

Trek the marvellous Fitzgerald Coast

Venture down to the south of Western Australia, where warm days stretch on and life slows down to a leisurely rhythm. Enjoy some exercise in a place that simply oozes with sunny vibes. The Fitzgerald River National Park is the perfect backdrop for exploring secluded bays by kayak, snorkel or flipper. Recent upgrades have seen … Continued

Staying safe at your summer barbie

Before you don your hilarious novelty apron and fire up your barbecue, you need to first make sure that you and those you’re travelling with are safe from the heat and gas. Whether you’re a barbecue novice or an expert in all things rotisseries, charcoal grills and smokers, you should always pay attention to safety. … Continued

Food safety and storage on the road

Lasting memories are created on the best holidays – and on the worst ones! To make sure you’re not left with flashbacks of food poisoning, there are many precautions to take for eating safely. In the warm summer months, it’s especially important to store and cook food properly to avoid dangerous bacteria, as well as … Continued

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