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The Queensland adventures of Best Job in the World 2009 winner Ben Southall.

Back on the road with an Outback Adventure

Back on the road with an Outback Adventure

Back in 2009 during the Best Job in the World I flew from Hamilton Island to the centre of Queensland’s Outback and a fascinating town called Longreach. I was there to take part in a charity drive known as Angel Flight’s Outback Trailblazer. I had such a good time I swore I’d return.

The opposite of Ben

The opposite of Ben

I threw away the cares of the real world and headed to Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat on the Gold Coast to give myself a well overdue break from my ridiculously hectic lifestyle…and I rather enjoyed it.

1 night, 2 dives, 2 reunions – home!

1 night, 2 dives, 2 reunions – home!

Living in Brisbane most people think a decent dive trip away requires an entire weekend to make it worthwhile. Oh no it doesn’t I say!! To prove my point, last weekend I set off on an 18 hour adventure to North Stradbroke Island, on the other side of Moreton Bay from Brisbane.

Have you ever tried sailing?

Have you ever tried sailing?

I’ve always marvelled at yachts and sailing. To me there’s something beautiful about a bow cutting through a wave, a full sail under load or watching the sun drop into the ocean when you’re sat on anchor.