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Here you will find links to a selection of my travel articles. I try to ensure links are current, but if a link is not longer working, please accept my apology and continue looking around.

07 Arethusa Pool on Mou Waho Island looks suspended above Lake Wanaka. © Briar Jensen

New Zealand’s Secret Lake
BBC Travel

A tiny lake in New Zealand’s South Island is the crown jewel on an isolated pest-free island reserve that’s reaping the rewards of regeneration.

Read the article here 

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Scenic Route to the Red Centre
NRMA Open Road Magazine

This off-road route between Alice Springs and Uluru privides a geological jaunt deserving of more than a couple of days.

Read the article here Open Road Alice to Uluru

23 Pieter van der Woude takes guests up Melaleuca Inlet. Photo © Briar Jensen Mercurial Wilderness
New Zealand Herald Travel

An expedition cruise in Tasmania’s remote Southwest National Park.

Read the article here

01 The Riverboat Postman pulls into Dangar Island. Photo © Briar Jensen

The Riverboat Postman
The Sunday Telegraph Escape

A journey on the Hawkesbury River with the Last Riverboat Postman.

Read the article here 

04 Wollemi Pine (Wollemia nobilis), NSW Australia, with elongated male cones and spherical female cones, at Inala Jurassic Garden. Photo Briar Jensen

Plants of Future Past
Australian Geographic

A tiny garden at the bottom of Australia is conserving botanical genes from the dinosaur era.

Read the article here Plants of future past

Turned Inside Out
Condé Nast Traveller UK

A low-impact bolthole in Vanuatu treads lightly while lifting up the community. Take it over for a slow-mo retreat.

Read the article here House Call

03 Irene re-reads a card with gifted creche. Photo © Briar Jensen

Unpacking Memories
MiNDFOOD

Unpacking carefully chosen festive mementos can be like rediscovering old friends again.

Read the article Unpacking Memories

02 Craig prepares to relaese a wedge-tailed eagle. Image supplied by Raptor Refuge

Raptor Rescue
RACT Journeys

‘Raptor Man’ Criag Webb has merged his passion for birds with his day job.

Read more here Raptor Rescue

02 The Arch at Mars Bluff on walk to Cape Queen Elizabeth. Photo © Briar Jensen

Bruny Beckons
RACQ The Road Ahead

Be sure to take your timeexploring this small island off Tasmania that’s big on attractions.

Read more here Bruny Beckons

47 Riverbed on the Gorge Tour. Photo © Briar Jensen

Lost and Pound
NRMA Open Road

Wilpena Pound in South Australia’s Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park reveals a wealth of geological and cultural adventures.

Read more here Lost and Pound

08 Terrace at Blake House. Photo supplied by Poronui

Feel the Force of Nature
Signature Luxury Travel

Reconnect with nature at Blake House, Poronui Lodge, a secluded retreat on the Central Plateau of New Zealand’s North Island.

Read more here Poronui Lodge

Cruising:

Tasmanian Expedition Cruise with Coral Expeditions I – Get Up & Go magazine

Five reasons to cruise Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with Coral Expeditions cruisecritic.com.au

Aquatic Garden of Eden Coral Expeditions II GBR Cruise – Courier Mail

Pictures from a Great Barrier Reef Cruise cruisecritic.com.au

Danube Cruise couriermail.com.au

Diamond Princess sundaytelegraph.com.au/travel

P&O Arcadia dailytelegraph.com.au/travel

Cruising Rangiroa, Tahiti nzherald.co.nz

Pacific Jewel introduces The Pantry heraldsun.com.au

Sea Princess cruise, Tasmania flightcentre.com.au

Five best Sea Princess Cruise tips cruisecritic.com.au

Tasmanian cruise on the Sea Princess heraldsun.com.au

What to pack for an Australian cruise cruisecritic.com.au

Yangtze River, China news.com.au/travel

Australia:

Indian Pacific The Road Ahead The Road Ahead

Indian Pacific – The Silver Serpent Royal Auto

New South Wales

Ben Boyd National Park Light to Light Walk – NRMA Open Road

Ben Boyd National Park Light to Light Walk bushfire update – NRMA Open Road

Berry – Beach Road B&B smh.com.au

Blue Mountains – NRMA Open Road

Blue Mountains – Long Lunch The Senior Traveller

Bobbin Head brisbanetimes.com.au

Broken Hill, NSW news.com.au/travel

Corner Country, Outback NSW smh.com.au

Cornered in the Outback, Corner Country, NSW Go Camping Magazine (Pg 20-24)

Outback Pubs of Corner Country ninemsn.com.au

Cowan Creek, Hawkesbury smh.com.au

Cowan Creek – Classic Halvorsen Cruise True Blue magazine

Darling River Run brisbanetimes.com.au

Hawkesbury – Down by the river NRMA Open Road

Hawkesbury Hike – Convict Trail escape.com.au

Hawkesbury Getaways ninemsn.com.au

Hawkesbury Getaway Bilpin Sunday Telegraph

Hawkesbury Getaway – The Forgotten Valley (Wisemans Ferry & St Albans) theupsider.com.au

Hawkesbury Getaway St Albans Sunday Telegraph

Hawkesbury – Bountiful harvest Daily Telegraph Best Weekend

Hawkesbury – Treats from the food bowl trail escape.com.au

Hawkesbury Passionate Producers greatersydneyliving.com.au

Hawkesbury – Within coo-ee of Sydney

Hawkesbury River – Sunny Corner Cottage smh.com.au

Hawkesbury – Wild Cat Conservation Centre greatersydneyliving.com.au

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park – Up the Creek NRMA Open Road

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park with Sydney Out Back  dailytelegraph.com.au/travel

Lord Howe Island dailytelegraph.com.au/travel

New England High Country getupandgo.com.au

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park watoday.com.au

Parkes a hunk of burning love thesenior.com.au/travel

Parkes Elvis Festival – Australian Caravan +RV Magazine

Parkes Elvis Festival NRMA Open Road magazine

Sydney Olympic Park smh.com.au

Sydney’s Queen Victoria Building theaustralian.com.au

Sydney’s Riverside Restaurants theupsider.com.au

Toronga Zoo  holidayswithkids.com.au

Northern Territory

Open Road Alice to Uluru roadtrip NRMA Open Road magazine

Darwin heraldsun.com.au

Kakadu National Park – Quick Guide escape.com.au

Kakadu Bird Week dailytelegraph.com.au

Uluru Outback Fest adelaidenow.com.au

Uluru – a first date flightcentre.com.au

Queensland

72 Hours in Cairns Courier Mail – Courier Mail

Cairns, Queensland – Paradise found in sea of blue news.com.au/travel

Cape York – Tick off The Tip – True Blue inflight

Daintree, Queensland Secrets of the Daintree – Mossman Gorge

Gold Coast Theme Parks smh.com.au

Gold Coast – Dreamworld & WhiteWater World smh.com.au

Hamilton Island – Family holiday fun news.com.au/travel

Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 couriermail.com.au

Heron Island marinews.com

Outback Queensland Photography Tour escape.com.au

Tangalooma, Moreton Island  smh.com.au

Whitsundays Courier Mail 17.1.15 – Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail

Every day’s a Whit-Sunday Courier Mail 28.5.14

Whitsundays businessday.com.au

Whitsundays – Fantasea Reefworld news.com.au

South Australia

Adelaide news.com.au/travel

Barossa Valley, SA news.com.au/travel

Clare Valley Riesling Trail, SA heraldsun.com.au

Cooper Coast, SA, dailytelegraph.com.au

Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Eyre Peninsula Seafood Trail

McLaren Vale, South Australia theaustralian.com.au

Mintaro adelaidenow.com.au

Wilpena Pound Road Trip, NRMA Open Road

South Australia AAT Kings 5-day Harvest Tour dailytelegraph.com.au

Tasmania

Bruny Island Road Trip RACQ The Road Ahead

Raptor Refuge, Tasmania RACT Journeys

Tasmania smh.com.au

Food, Wine & Wildlife in Hobart  vacationsmag.com

Victoria

Kyneton Jag Tour heraldsun.com.au

Port Campbell smh.com.au

Western Australia

The Kimberley get lost magazine

Swan Valley (Sandalford Wines) ninemsn.com.au

Swan Valley tour news.com.au

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra – Capital Beauty Travel Without Limits

New Zealand:

Family friendly adventure nzherald.co.nz

Akaroa, New Zealand smh.com.au

Poronui Lodge signatureluxurytravel.com.au

Christchurch – The Charlotte Jane smh.com.au

Dunedin Dunedin shows of its design credentials

24 Hours in Dunedin smh.com.au

Waiheke Is, The Boatshed, New Zealand traveller.com.au

Queenstown, New Zealand ninemsn.com.au

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel smh.com.au

Rotorua paddleboarding after dark theaustralian.com.au

Rotorua – Why you should visit escape.com.au

SO/ Auckland signatureluxurytravel.com.au

China:

Beijing Hutongs heraldsun.com.au

Beijing Olympic Fever smh.com.au

Beijing – Sofitel Wanda brisbanetimes.com.au

Shanghai – Circus World smh.com.au

Mt Emei – Hong Zhu Hot Springs, Sichuan smh.com.au

Hong Kong Disneyland couriermail.com.au

Hong Kong – Novotel Citygate smh.com.au

Fiji

Philanthropic family fun in Fiji holidayswithkids.com.au

The Warwick Fiji news.com.au

Myanmar

Inle Lake  flightcentre.com.au

Yangon flightcentre.com.au

Nay Pyi Taw flightcentre.com.au

Papua New Guinea 

PNG’s Passionate People vacationsandtravel.com

Banana Class in PNG theage.com.au

Duke of York Islands, PNG smh.com.au

New Ireland, PNG nzherald.co.nz

Samoa

Samoa – On island time theaustralian.com.au

Thailand

Krabi – Island hopping dailytelegraph.com.au

Natural High in Phuket 18.1.15 Flying Hanauman Zip Lining & Pullman Phuket Arcadia – Escape Network

Elephant Hills Truck Safari dailytelegraph.com.au

World:

Abu Dhabi – Ferrari World heraldsun.com.au

Chile – Santiago’s food scene heraldsun.com.au

Florence – Villa Olmi watoday.com.au

German Fairy Tale Route news.com.au/travel

Germany – Heidelberg adelaidenow.com.au

London – British Pullman getupandgo.net.au

London – The great stink news.com.au

Malaysia – 24 Hours in Kuala Lumpur – Discover magazine

Noumea – New Caledonia Great Lagoon Regatta, news.com.au/travel

Paris – Pullman Bercy dailytelegraph.com.au

Portofino smh.com.au

Samoa theaustralian.com.au/travel

Shoe Musuems Around the World smh.com.au

South Africa Culinary Cape Malay Travellers Choice Discover Magazine

Spain – Quite Moorish – Andalusia’s Islamic art and architecture sundaytelegraph.com.au/travel

Spain – Toledo

Tokyo Disney Resort news.com.au/travel

Vanuatu Havannah Boat House Conde Nast Traveller UK

Vietnam vacationsmag.com

Vietnam – Phu Quoc Vacations & Travel

Women Walking seniorscard.nsw.gov.au

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