Adventure & Off the Grid Travel

Guide: Skiing in the French Alps

Beat the Winter Blues by Skiing in the French Alps If you are going to have to endure a few more weeks of winter, what better way to enjoy it by skiing in the French Alps? Get high in the mountains! In the mountains you will feel it is a true
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[READ] When a Stranger Saves your Butt

A Collaboration: Random Acts of Kindness from a Stranger With everything that’s going on in politics right now, I felt compelled to try to remember the good things in the world. The little things that help you remember what a beautiful
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The Local’s List: Things to do in Sydney

Free things to do in Sydney that only the locals know about Want to get off-the-beaten-path in Sydney? Sick of being just another person in a busy crowd taking photos of the Opera House? Well, I have the blog post for you! Here’s a collation of
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[WATCH] A Day in Da Lat, Vietnam

Waterfall Canyoning in Da Lat, an Adventurous Day! Da Lat surprised us from the minute we stepped off the bus. This quaint French-influenced town had so much to offer. Nestled in amongst the rainforest adorned mountains, it’s a place many
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7 Reasons to Visit New Zealand in Spring

Why visit New Zealand during the spring off-season: September, October and November? If you think it’s only worth going to New Zealand during the summer or winter, think again. Spring is one of the most beautiful times to see the country,
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[Photos] Day of the Dead in Mexico

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Oaxaca; a day to remember loved ones who have passed I heard it said we die two times. The first is that final breath and when nobody speaks our names aloud we die a second death  – Lift souls on the
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Budget Guide for NZ; North Island

Budget Guide for a 3 week Road Trip on the North Island New Zealand is the most breathtaking and beautiful country I’ve ever had the pleasure to visit. Bursting with colour and vibrance, New Zealand’s aura is lush and green. But with beauty
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Trashed Cars of the NT Photoblog

 Beautiful burnt out cars in the Northern Territory Everyone has a weird thing that they secretly like… For me it’s abandoned and graffitied things. I find a simple beauty in burnt out cars; the way the windows shatter into tiny
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Guide to the Northern Territory

Budget Itinerary; three weeks from Darwin to Uluru THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I never knew that dirt could be so magical! But, in the “red centre” it is exactly that. Starkly juxtaposed next to the soft greens of the shrubs and gumtrees, this
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Guide to Darwin and Surrounds

Budget Guide for two weeks around Darwin, Litchfield, Kakadu and Katherine THE NORTHERN TERRITORY I’m going to go ahead an assume you’re interested in the NT for the adventure, the beautiful red dirt, nature, culture, hiking, maybe a bit of
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Nostalgic Photos from Glebe Tram Sheds

A Sydney relic, captured days before it was closed and locked down Rozelle Tram Depot was one of those mysterious, abandoned places that everyone had heard about, but only a few had actually been. Considered by some as a waste of space and a sad
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[WATCH] A Day in Baracoa, Cuba

Video of a Day Trekking around Baracoa with a GoPro on my Head Baracoa is on the far Eastern tip of Cuba and is one of the more difficult places to get to in Cuba. If you’re wondering wether it’s worth the long and difficult trip to
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[READ] Surfing with Lead

What does surfing and two AK-47s have in common? In the quiet backpacker town of San Juan Del Sur in Nicaragua, Mad Mike was at war with the locals. He was one of those loud-mouth Americans who’d moved to Central America, threw a bunch of cash
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[WATCH] Journey of a Postcard

What happens when a postcard is lost for six years, and then finally hand delivered to its rightful owner? I write this hung over, with a pounding headache and a sore neck. But I am very excited to tell this story, for it is one with substance
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Follow Me Through Cambodia

16 crazy, beautiful, ‘off the beaten path’ personal experiences I had in Cambodia I travel extreme and on a budget; I endeavour to find the cheapest possible way to do anything. And travelling like this usually means I end up in sticky
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Photos: Children of Cambodia

Anyone who’s been to Cambodia will understand that there is something special about the children there. Their smiles are infectious, their friendly demeanour rubs off on you. A lot of the children learn English in school and revel at the
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Colourful Cuba: A Photographic Rainbow

This article originally featured on The Poor Explorer Blog. Alluring, majestic Cuba. One of the most colourful and textured places to capture with a camera. Mess and madness in every corner, yet method to the madness.  As you scroll through you
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Beautiful Black and White Photos of Cuba

This article originally featured on The Poor Explorer Blog. WARNING: The following will make you want to go to Cuba, immediately.  Photographing Cuba was one of the easiest gigs I’ve ever had. This gorgeous country is like a well-trained
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[READ] A Dingo’s Got my Sister!

This article originally featured on The Poor Explorer Blog. After the case beginning in 1980 when a small child disappeared from a campsite in Central Australia, the line, always said with a thick Australian accent, “A dingo ate my baby!” became
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Breathtaking Photos from a Flight Over Taree

Fantastic Aerial Shots over Taree, Australia I had been pestering my family friend, Tez, for years to take me for a flight in his little passenger plane. He’s an aviation mechanic in Taree and owns a vintage Auster plane that is actually
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