An Aussie twist on s’mores

When it comes to cooking over a campfire, the simple roasted marshmallow is always a crowd-pleaser. But what if you took that gooey goodness and turned the indulgence factor up a notch? The s’more, meaning “some more”, is embedded in North American camping culture…

Thala Beach, a Queensland oasis

  It’s one of the most Instagrammed destinations in Australia yet Thala Beach Nature Reserve, in Tropical North Queensland, remains largely concealed from travellers zipping along Great Barrier Reef Drive. Camouflaged by a plantation of soaring coconut palms (the Instagrammer calling card), blink as…

Suiting up with seals in Tasmania

The sea is unusually calm; the glassy surface watched over by dolerite sentinels that guard the southern coastline of Australia. White-bellied sea eagles nest atop bare trees nearby, while red-beaked sooty oystercatchers stomp about the entrance to the Devil’s Kitchen, an impressive sea cave…

A rain jacket for wild women

Whether you’re into hiking mountains or tracing seaside trails, a quality all-weather jacket makes all the difference with how long you’ll last in the outdoors. Penny pinch too much and you’ll end up feeling every gust of biting wind blown your way, or your…

The best one-pot pie for caravanners

Cooking in a cast-iron camp oven has to be one of the simplest but most enjoyable experiences of adventuring in the outdoors. Recently, The Adventure Journal co-founder Jennifer Ennion headed into the countryside in Western Australia for the Mullewa Muster & Rodeo. No open…