Category: Destinations


Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri National Park has spectacular gorges and a rugged coastline. Nature-lovers go for the spring wildflowers, fun-lovers go for the sandboarding.


Climbing California’s Mt Shasta

Northern California’s Mt Shasta is steeped in legend. Spooky stories claim it’s home to survivors of a sunken continent, but what really gets climbers up at night is the prospect of bad weather.


Blackheath, Blue Mountains, NSW

A few hours’ train ride from Sydney and you could be gazing into a 500m deep valley, strolling through the oldest conservation forest in Australia or riding sweet MTB traiils.


Polar bear spotting in Alaska

Once a year, the polar bears of Hudson Bay are amenable to visitors. Seize the chance to trek through the tundra in autumn and enjoy close encounters with the huge carnivore the Inuit call ‘Nanook’.


Camping in Murrumbidgee National Park

Once, it was logging territory. Now Australia’s biggest continuous river red gum forest has spawned a national park. It’s a camper’s paradise: pitch a tent anywhere, light camp fires and bring your dogs.