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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.

Adventurethon – a combination of pain and jubilation

Adventurethon – a combination of pain and jubilation

When I go for a run at sparrows-fart-early there’s already loads of people hitting the tarmac along the river. As I ride to work I’m overtaken by lycra-clad cyclists on their way to the local coffee-shop. When I jump in the pool at 6am there’s already swimmers churning up the surface of the water.

Last minute Easter ideas

Last minute Easter ideas

If like me you sometimes leave it all to the last minute here’s a few suggestions of activities you could do around Queensland…

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.