Dreaming of Beaches, Balconies and Overwater Bungalows

Imagine you’re rocking in a hammock, enjoying the heat of the sun on your skin. A gentle sea breeze tickles the hairs on your arms and the heat begins to prickle. You roll off the hammock onto the balcony perched over the ocean and descend your own private stairway into the ocean below.

Five Unique Places to Practice Yoga [+ Giveaway]

The indoor studio setting isn’t always conducive to the relaxing benefits that yoga offers to those keen to connect mind, body and soul. Here are the five alternative and unique places we think you’ll love to unroll your mat.

Love, Art and Lattes at Heide MOMA

In 1934, a young Melbourne couple John and Sunday Reed, who were passionate supporters of the modern art movement, bought a dairy farm and 15 acres of land with a view to making it a mecca for modern art.

Visual Adventure: National Parks of the Canadian Rockies

Photographer Genevieve Hathaway recently visited Alberta and British Colombia with G Adventures, here she shares some of her favourite images of the trip with Eco Traveller readers.

5 Eco-friendly Holiday Ideas

With so many holiday options for travellers these days, it’s hard to narrow down your choices. Do you go beach or mountain? Adventure or cultural? If you’re not sure what you want to do, here are five great eco-friendly holiday options to consider.

Turkeys, Soup, Bike Trails and Beer

Two hours south west of Melbourne is the hinterland hamlet of Forrest. We visit for the day and discover why this little community nestled in the Otway Ranges is so popular.

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Wandering through Sublime Sintra

Sintra remains relatively untouched by the large numbers of visitors and sustainable tourism is a watchword for this UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a variety of hiking trails – from the coastal paths to tracks that allow visitors to discover the wide range of botanic species and the mysterious monuments that inspired Lord Byron when he lived here.

Journey Through the Kimberley on Gibb River Road

Journey Through the Kimberley on Gibb River Road

Photographer Genevieve Hathaway takes us on another visual adventure, this time through the Kimberley region of north western Australia, along the Gibb River Road.

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Mindblowing Images of the Milky Way [TIMELAPSE]

Melbourne resident Alex Cherney has spent years capturing the beauty of the Milky Way over southern Australia in a series of photographs and timelapse videos, showing just how impressive the skies can be in this part of the world.

Fungi and Flowers on Sheoak Nature Walk

Fungi and Flowers on Sheoak Nature Walk

The walk is just a few kilometres long, looping around from the picnic area at the car park and back again, so it’s great for small children with lots to explore, pick and prod along the way.

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View Back Along the Great Ocean Road from Mount Defiance Lookout

Built from 1919 to 1932 as a memorial to those who served in WWI, the Great Ocean Road wends its way through quaint seaside towns and ports for 243kms, offering the chance to fossick in rock pools, hike to hidden waterfalls, marvel at the rugged shoreline, or simply stop, sit back and relax in one of the pubs or restaurants along the way.

Taking Time Out in Forrest

Taking Time Out in Forrest

When life is so busy you seem to be chasing your tail, it’s always nice to be able to take time out, stop for a while, enjoy precious moments and recharge the batteries.

Great Tips for a Green Holiday

Great Tips for a Green Holiday

Now, more than ever, tourists are aware of the impact of their travels, both ecologically and culturally. There is a growing desire to go green, and people are slowly but surely making a conscious effort to consider ethical and environmentally-friendly aspects when planning their trips, both at home and abroad.

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An Underwhelming Experience at Underwater World, Mooloolaba

During a trip to Mooloolaba late last year, on the only day of our trip it rained, we decided to take the kiddies to Underwater World Sea Life thinking we could while away the hours looking at wet things instead of being wet.

11 Reasons You Should Try Living Like a Local

11 Reasons You Should Try Living Like a Local

One week in an apartment will never compare to being a true resident, no matter how enthusiastic you are in your role as a local. However, by choosing a holiday rental over a hotel, you are absolutely guaranteed an entirely different holiday experience, every time.