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Author and travel writer Julie Miller scrapes a living writing about the things she loves: travel, riding horses and drinking cocktails on tropical beaches. Between airports, she lives in a rural retreat just beyond Sydney.
There are no supermarkets, ATMs, footpaths or streetlights on the island; and most locals are tucked up in bed by 9pm.
Take to the skies for a different perspective of one of NSW's favourite wine and food regions.
When manta rays gather to feast on plankton, it's also a treat for snorkellers who can frolic in an underwater playground alongside these gracious creatures.
A remote Canadian town down on its luck has been thrown a lifeline by an international mural festival.
Despite the horrors of history on display, the prevailing message is one of hope – that anyone can make a difference.
"Look a polar bear in the eye, and it will change your life," Jim later tells me. I concur.
More than 280 hectares of newly created land as Hawaii national park opens after eruption.
Japanese onsens are not only for relaxation – the waters are also said to have healing properties, many of them steeped in legend.
The idyllic islands of the Maldives were anything but tranquil in this action-filled visit.
Myanmar's appeal seeps slowly into your consciousness, fuelled by the warmth of its people.
One of Luang Prabang's most popular new attractions is a buffalo dairy, started by ex-pats who simply missed cheese.
Cocooned in a lush forest on the banks of a gushing waterfall, this new ultra-luxurious resort offers complete immersion in nature.
'I'm in with a shot as long as I promise to uphold my end of the bargain.'
Doing nothing has been elevated to an artform in this tropical paradise in Mexico.