Destinations

Hiking Mt Kilimanjaro? Here’s how to do it responsibly

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Topped with its iconic dome of ice and snow, Mt Kilimanjaro has beckoned hikers since its 5895m peak was first summited over a century ago. Last month, I made the journey myself. While ascending Kili alongside British-Australian explorer Tim Jarvis…

Eco-friendly travel products worth buying

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The rise of sustainable travel has spawned many an eco-friendly travel product, but while most are produced with great intentions, only of a fraction are particularly useful. For who is going to cart around a recycled-material laptop case that doesn’t…

A local’s guide to Byron Bay

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Byron Bay is a special place. I was incredibly lucky to grow up in this beautiful northern NSW town, and after upping sticks 15 years ago to move to Sydney and then work and travel all over the world, I’m…

8 tips for responsible travel in Argentina

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The home of tango, gauchos, iconic natural sights and some of the world’s best wine, Argentina is a special place. I’ve explored the country extensively over the course of several visits, from Patagonia to Iguazu Falls, and my fair share…