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Support Local: Dr Moose T-Shirts Byron Bay

It’s long been said Byron Bay is built on the back of hospitality and retail (in recent times, at least). Though Rona has taken the wind from the sails of these industries, it won’t take long until the streets are lined...

Bora Bora, Tahiti

Bucket Listed: The Islands of Tahiti

Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen hit the nail on the head when he said: ‘To travel is to live’. It’s much more than just a means of getting from one place to another, it’s a way of life. It’s a ticket to new...

QT Gold Coast King Suite Ocean View. Credit: Chris Ashton

Hotel Review: QT Gold Coast

I’m a big fan of hotel groups who think outside the box – the ones who throw caution to the wind by ripping up the rule book of what a hotel is and instead focus on what a hotel can be. QT Hotels and Resorts is...

Byron Bay Camping & Disposals. Credit: Supplied

Support Local: Byron Bay Camping & Disposals

There’s something about Byron Bay that makes people fall in love. Just one visit is often all it takes to have you dreaming of relocating your life to this most easterly tourist mecca. Not everyone follows through with...

The Heart of Voh. Credit: Surgar Photographie / Supplied

Around the World in Eight Virtual Tours

Phileas Fogg may have travelled around the world in eighty days in the Jules Verne’s classic novel, but you can do it a lot quicker thanks to virtual reality. Until the day comes when we can once again take to the skies...

A loggerhead turtle at Julian Rocks. Credit: Simone Caprodossi

Support Local: Sundive Byron Bay

It’s one of Australia’s most popular destinations, yet there’s a hidden side to Byron Bay many don’t know exists. Just 2.5 kilometres offshore lies Julian Rocks, a spectacular dive site where the temperate and...

How To Do The Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk

Byron Bay is more than just a tourist mecca, it’s also my home. I’ve spent more than half my life living in and around the shire, strolling its rainbow-filled streets and regularly kicking back at the top park with a...

Chris Ashton

We're Chris Ashton and Simon Ceglinski, two Aussie travellers with a love of exploration and adventure, and the odd bit of luxury thrown in. We seek out street art, street food, and scuba diving wherever we go, and prefer the road less travelled over well-worn tourist paths.