You’ll want to try this hot chocolate

In the lead up to the southern winter, we’ve been feeling cosy and craving hot chocolate. But the typical milk-plus-powder version wasn’t going to suffice, so we thought we’d create a handful of recipes using our favourite Aussie chocolates. Quite a few variations have…

A guide to Scotts Head

Hidden away off the Pacific Highway, the tiny surf town of Scotts Head, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, largely remains a secret, even to Aussies. But with a top right-hand point break that sees long, mellow waves wash towards the shore,…

Toasted muesli on the BBQ

Staying healthy on the road can be difficult, especially when it seems easier to fry up bacon and eggs on the barbecue than it does trying to keep milk cold and fruit fresh. But anyone who’s been travelling for extended periods of time (heck,…

A guide to Australia’s south

Staying at a free camp in sand dunes, swimming through chilly water on a canyoning adventure, and snorkelling with playful seals are among the best experiences you can have in Australia’s southern states. BAY OF FIRES – TASMANIA Australia’s island state of Tasmania is…

A DEET-free mosquito repellent

From the depths of the rain-soaked Tropics to the stagnant creeks of little-known campsites worldwide, the mosquito is pest enough to see you douse yourself in toxic creams and unknown chemicals. Better that than malaria, we tell ourselves. But you don’t need to resort…