Bittangabee Bay; A secret wilderness in NSW

My husband and I LOVE camping. We also love remote, untouched places that are a bit further from the beaten track. The natural lovechild of these two concepts is Bittangabee Bay in Ben Boyd National Park in New South Wales. Read on to discover more about this hidden beauty. What: A beautiful secluded beach and […]

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Backpacking Asia: The Ultimate Packing List

So  you’ve discovered this post amongst the million others. No doubt you’re in search of a magic answer to the Gen-X-old question: “WHAT THE HELIUM DO I PACK FOR MY BACKPACKING TRIP AROUND SOUTHEAST ASIA??!!!“. Never fear, and don’t fret. I have the tried and tested answer to many of your packing conundrums, plus some. […]

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Photojournalist Steve McCurry: The Interview

Article as seen in GROOVE KOREA   In a career spanning some three decades, Steve McCurry has seen and experienced more than most of us will in a lifetime. He has worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Cambodia, Burma and many other countries, boldly capturing images of civil wars in the Middle East, the devastation […]

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Which Way? The Barry Way

It’s long and winding, but you wont find wilderness in the High Country much better than this.  The Barry Way Quick Facts What: A 170km winding unsealed road through the High Country with knife-edge cliffs and spectacular views. No petrol along this route. Where: Stretching between Jindabyne NSW and Buchan VIC. The first 27km from […]

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Hiking Australia’s Highest Peak: Kosciuszko

Hiking Mt Kosciuszko and visiting Kosciuszko National Park has been on John and I’s to-do list for a while. This past Easter weekend we took to the opportunity to hike Australia’s highest peak, and discover this rugged and remote corner of our continent. Mt Kosciuszko Summit Walk details: Distance: 18km Hiking time: 3-6 hours (dependent […]

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Panning: An Impressive Photography Technique

Would you like to take photos that will be different and eye catching? Would you like to add movement to a still image? Then you need to add panning to your photographic repertoire. It’s easy, just follow these steps 1. Choose a subject that moves  You can’t pan something that doesn’t move. To add the […]

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Slowing Down in Samjinae

Article as seen in GROOVE KOREA Damyang, South Jeolla Province The first thing I see at the entrance to Samjinae Village is a huge oak tree. Through the shaded gates and amid the stone-walled lanes, the only things to be heard are our footsteps and the buzzing of bees. There are flowers everywhere — growing […]

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