5 Intriguing Books about the Australian Outback

5 Intriguing Books about the Australian Outback

I've long been fascinated with the Australian Outback. It's an inhospitable yet mesmerising place. It's full of beauty and harsh reality. It's insanely hot and freezing cold on winter nights. It's takes up a vast part of the...
Currawinya National Park: Camping Guide

Currawinya National Park: Camping Guide

Along the border of New South Wales, Currawinya National Park is one of Queensland's largest national parks. It's a bird lover's paradise, rich in pastoral history, and sees relatively few visitors. And that's obviously very attractive for campers...
Welford National Park: Camping Options

Welford National Park: Camping Options

Welford National Park feels like it's in the middle of nowhere. And true, you have to travel almost all the way to Longreach (and even from there it's still another 210km south). The closest town to Welford is...
Idalia National Park: Camping Guide

Idalia National Park: Camping Guide

Although perhaps not portraying the typical picture we have of the Australian Outback, Idalia National Park is well and truly in the Queensland Outback. It's a long way from the east coast (~1,200km), and not a hugely popular...
Highlights from a Northern Territory Road Trip

Highlights from a Northern Territory Road Trip

Aside from the east coast, the Northern Territory is one of Australia's international tourist meccas. You seem to meet more overseas travellers here than anywhere else beyond the main tourist trail of Cairns, Sydney and Melbourne. I'm not...