Louise Southerden

Louise Southerden is a freelance travel writer from Sydney, now based in northern NSW, who never dreamed of travelling the world and writing about it. A three-month trip across Africa in the back of an overland truck 25 years ago changed that and she has since won several awards, including the Australian Society of Travel Writers' Travel Writer of the Year award - four times. Louise specialises in nature-based experiences and is passionate about simple, sustainable travel.

Filmmaker Loretta Banks' animated short is about helping transform the lives of youngsters who've been in trouble with ...

Australia

Aussie town where art came to the rescue

The Yarrenyty Arltere artists don't use dot painting but textiles, film and print-making to express what life is like in the town camps of Alice Springs.

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A fruit seller at Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Visitors can make a real difference to the community and economy.

Cruising

No ordinary Caribbean adventure

Non-cruiser Louise Southerden sets a course for the Dominican Republic aboard Carnival's new socially responsible cruise line.

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Cruising the Amazon on Lindblad's Delfin II.

Cruising

The unexpected Amazon

The strange and sometimes beautiful rainforest creatures prove to be the stars of the show on a jungle cruise.

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