Sydney Surf Pro kicks off

One of Australia’s iconic surf destinations, Manly Beach, is hosting around 200 of the world’s best surfers from today, for the inaugural Vissla Sydney Surf Pro. Among the Aussie women to be taking to the water are Laura Enever,¬†Macy-Jane Callaghan and Kobie Enright, while…

The big lap of Australia

One month of road-tripping. Four weeks of swimming, surfing and beachcombing. Twenty eight days of national-park hiking, camping and 4WDing. Life is good. After five years of dreaming and one year of planning, our family of three is finally off exploring the coastline of…

Perisher invests another $4m

Perisher Ski Resort is spreading early Christmas cheer with the announcement of a $4.2-million investment in new infrastructure and expanded snowmaking.¬†This latest investment at Australia’s largest resort will see Leichhardt T-Bar being replaced with a new quad chairlift, and more snow guns. The work…

WILDfest launches in style

The inaugural WILDfest, Australia’s first wilderness festival, has successfully launched in the New South Wales Southern Highlands. The three-day event in Joadja, (held from October 27-29) attracted nature lovers and foodies from around the state, with the highlight being WILD Native Feast. The feast…

Camp: Banana and honey pancakes

It’s the simplest of recipes that sometimes escape our repertoire. Think pavlova, ANZAC biscuits, damper. With that in mind, we thought we’d whip up easy pancakes with an Aussie twist. Although it’s hard to beat lashings of Canadian maple syrup or the traditional lemon…