This is my paradise [video]

Apr 28, 2014 183 Comments by

Belinda Carlisle may have sung about heaven being a place on earth but in Tropical North Queensland, the locals have heaven in their backyards.

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Cool jobs: Mountain bike trail maker

Apr 22, 2014 2 Comments by

Glen Jacobs literally makes adventure for a living.

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Link Love: Happy whales, the ultimate babymoon, new Brisbane restaurants + more

Apr 09, 2014 No Comments by

Want to know what’s been happening around the travel traps?

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5 places to go mountain biking in Cairns

Apr 07, 2014 2 Comments by

Get ready to burn some dirt on these adrenaline-pumping mountain bike trails in Tropical North Queensland.

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A dog’s guide to Queensland’s beaches

Mar 14, 2014 No Comments by

Queensland’s local pups have sniffed out the best beaches to let the dogs out.

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7 of the 10 best places to stay in Australia are in Queensland

Jan 23, 2014 1 Comment

It’s official: you’ll get more than a good night’s sleep in Queensland.

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Having a whale of a time

May 16, 2012 4 Comments

Last week I headed north to Hervey Bay, home of the best Humpback whale watching experience in Australia.

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A day in the life of a reef…

Dec 06, 2011 No Comments

Back in August during the Best Expedition in the World the team from Underwater Earth and I headed out with one of Australia’s best dive operators, Pro Dive Cairns, for a live-aboard experience. I had visions of cramped quarters, ships tack and over-visited dive sites prior to leaving having had that experience in other parts [...]

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A Reef Hero – Gordonvale State School

Aug 27, 2011 1 Comment

Reef Heroes: those who go above and beyond to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Today I met some of those heroes from Gordonvale State School.

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Cannonballs and Coffee!

Aug 24, 2011 No Comments

There are two BIG4 caravan parks in Cairns and we have been spending a few days at Crystal Cascades Holiday Park to the north of Cairns and just down the road from the ‘Crystal Cascades’ on Freshwater Creek, are a series of beautiful waterfalls and pools for swimming. The rainforest is right on the door step [...]

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