Popping the champagne cork on another fine year in the travel writing game, sometimes I need to check my diary to recall exactly what I got up to over the past year. 2013 was another busy year both professionally and personally. Just how I like it.
I set a goal at the start of the year to run … Continue reading →
The southerly wind whips up chilled spray as we scoot across Mercury Passage to Maria Island. A film of salt rests on my lips, tiny droplets linger in my hair creating a halo of dampness. Ahead looms Mt Maria, its summit concealed behind bleak low clouds that threaten rain. The sky is as grey as … Continue reading →
While it helps to have your sea legs, knowing how to sail is not a pre-requisite to hopping on board a charter yacht for your next holiday
The Dali Lama may not have had yachting in mind when he suggested that one should ‘as often as possible go someplace you’ve never been before.’ But the … Continue reading →
One of the hottest tickets in Far North Queensland each May is Port Douglas Carnivale, an all ages fun-filled romp celebrating life in the tropics. Though many events across the ten day festival are free so you don’t actually need a ticket at all. Kicking off with a colourful Street Parade along … Continue reading →
We’re spoilt in Australia. Particularly those water babies amongst us. Boating in Australia is simply magnificent. With one of the longest coastlines in the world, Australia is blessed with countless yachting opportunities. If you’re a bit like me and love feeling the sun on your face (lathered … Continue reading →