The other side of Tasmania proves to be a whole different world.
Elspeth allows a chronic compulsion to travel to rule her life. The road keeps her mind open to other ways of living and fresh ways of seeing and makes her take risks. To quote her hero, writer and activist Gloria Steinem, “more reliably than anything else on earth, the road will force you to live in the present”. Writing about travel feels as instinctive as that innate desire to be on the move.
It serves regional, seasonal and Indigenous bush foods, and gets young Indigenous people from the Northern Territory workplace ready.
Travel by floatplane while in Sri Lanka, especially if you're short on time.
I'm ashamed to admit I lived in Tasmania for more than a decade before discovering Queenstown.
These flights inevitably involve outrageously beautiful scenery.
It might be just a camping cushion but it could mark the beginning of the end of this traveller's life in the rough.
This was almost two decades ago when I first ate in this manner.
An exploration of creative arts, nature and traditional life in Arnhem Land.
A cook and cycle tour is a wonderful way to see how this tiny town in Victoria's high country has reinvented itself.
The vibe peps you up as you walk out through reception and embraces you every time you return.
You've heard of elevator music, now see dazzling elevator art.
Chilean winemakers are changing attitudes about the quality of the country's vintages.
This Chilean haven is the place to rest and relax, and to eat and drink extremely well.
Just about every guest room and suite at Pinetrees has been newly renovated, but the heart of this much-loved getaway remains intact.
There may be palm trees and a Pacific Island breeze but we are undeniably in the US.