Category: travel

  • Through contrasts: A motorcycle journey to Kosciuszko

    Through contrasts: A motorcycle journey to Kosciuszko

    Sometimes, the best motorcycle journeys aren’t just about riding, as fun as this is. They’re about contrasts, surprises, and moments that stick with you long after the engine has cooled down. My recent four-day trip from Melbourne’s Fitzroy to Kosciuszko National Park ticks these boxes. I began the first leg of my journey with a…

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  • The Road to Patagonia (movie review)

    The Road to Patagonia (movie review)

    “The Road to Patagonia” is a travel documentary that follows Melbourne dude Matty Hannon on his journey by motorbike and horse to surf the west coast of the Americas. The film explores themes of love, life, and environmental consciousness as Hannon’s journey intersects with the life of Heather Hillier, a permaculture farmer who becomes his…

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  • Wild rides through Victoria

    Wild rides through Victoria

    The thrum of my Suzuki V-Strom 1000 was a familiar sound as I pulled out of Fitzroy, Melbourne, ready for adventure. Marysville was the first stop, easing me into the journey with its charm and hint of the tougher terrain to come. But even here, the air carried a sense of change, of leaving the…

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  • Kangaroo highway: A journey through Australia’s Christmas landscape

    Kangaroo highway: A journey through Australia’s Christmas landscape

    A 10-day road trip through the heart of Australia’s landscapes to Kangaroo Island over Christmas was a transformative adventure. From the avian cacophony of Bimbi Park Campground to the seal colony on Kangaroo Island, the journey offered a glimpse of Australia’s vast, raw beauty. The road trip was not just a physical journey but also…

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  • Road trip to Kangaroo Island

    Road trip to Kangaroo Island

    The Christmas season in Australia is marked by scorching sun and long drives on roads that cut through hillbilly towns and sun-kissed vistas. This is a time to explore, recharge and experience the great nothingness that Australia offers in abundance. The Aussie Road trip is a sacred ritual that celebrates the spirit of exploration and…

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  • A Laconic Sojourn in Berlin

    A Laconic Sojourn in Berlin

    Recently, I embarked on a three-day whirlwind trip to Berlin, a city that has been a constant in my life since the fall of the Berlin Wall. I watched the wall crumble from my hotel room in London, a young backpacker eager to witness history. A few months later, I was in Berlin, chipping off…

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