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 


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

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


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

Five reasons to cruise Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with Coral Expeditions

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

Pictures from a Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Danube Cruise

Diamond Princess

P&O Arcadia

Cruising Rangiroa, Tahiti

Pacific Jewel introduces The Pantry

Sea Princess cruise, Tasmania

Five best Sea Princess Cruise tips

Tasmanian cruise on the Sea Princess

What to pack for an Australian cruise

Yangtze River, China


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

Blue Mountains – NRMA Open Road

Blue Mountains – Long Lunch The Senior Traveller

Bobbin Head

Broken Hill, NSW

Corner Country, Outback NSW

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

Outback Pubs of Corner Country

Cowan Creek, Hawkesbury

Cowan Creek – Classic Halvorsen Cruise True Blue magazine

Darling River Run

Hawkesbury – Down by the river NRMA Open Road

Hawkesbury Hike – Convict Trail

Hawkesbury Getaways

Hawkesbury Getaway Bilpin Sunday Telegraph

Hawkesbury Getaway – The Forgotten Valley (Wisemans Ferry & St Albans)

Hawkesbury Getaway St Albans Sunday Telegraph

Hawkesbury – Bountiful harvest Daily Telegraph Best Weekend

Hawkesbury – Treats from the food bowl trail

Hawkesbury Passionate Producers

Hawkesbury – Within coo-ee of Sydney

Hawkesbury River – Sunny Corner Cottage

Hawkesbury – Wild Cat Conservation Centre

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

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park with Sydney Out Back

Lord Howe Island

New England High Country

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Parkes a hunk of burning love

Parkes Elvis Festival – Australian Caravan +RV Magazine

Parkes Elvis Festival NRMA Open Road magazine

Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney’s Queen Victoria Building

Sydney’s Riverside Restaurants

Toronga Zoo

Northern Territory

Open Road Alice to Uluru roadtrip NRMA Open Road magazine


Kakadu National Park – Quick Guide

Kakadu Bird Week

Uluru Outback Fest

Uluru – a first date


72 Hours in Cairns Courier Mail – Courier Mail

Cairns, Queensland – Paradise found in sea of blue

Cape York – Tick off The Tip – True Blue inflight

Daintree, Queensland Secrets of the Daintree – Mossman Gorge

Gold Coast Theme Parks

Gold Coast – Dreamworld & WhiteWater World

Hamilton Island – Family holiday fun

Hamilton Island Race Week 2014

Heron Island

Outback Queensland Photography Tour

Tangalooma, Moreton Island

Whitsundays Courier Mail 17.1.15 – Daily Telegraph, Courier Mail

Every day’s a Whit-Sunday Courier Mail 28.5.14


Whitsundays – Fantasea Reefworld

South Australia


Barossa Valley, SA

Clare Valley Riesling Trail, SA

Cooper Coast, SA,

Eyre Peninsula, South Australia Eyre Peninsula Seafood Trail

McLaren Vale, South Australia


Wilpena Pound Road Trip, NRMA Open Road

South Australia AAT Kings 5-day Harvest Tour


Bruny Island Road Trip RACQ The Road Ahead

Raptor Refuge, Tasmania RACT Journeys


Food, Wine & Wildlife in Hobart


Kyneton Jag Tour

Port Campbell

Western Australia

The Kimberley get lost magazine

Swan Valley (Sandalford Wines)

Swan Valley tour

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra – Capital Beauty Travel Without Limits

New Zealand:

Family friendly adventure

Akaroa, New Zealand

Poronui Lodge

Christchurch – The Charlotte Jane

Dunedin Dunedin shows of its design credentials

24 Hours in Dunedin

Waiheke Is, The Boatshed, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel

Rotorua paddleboarding after dark

Rotorua – Why you should visit

SO/ Auckland


Beijing Hutongs

Beijing Olympic Fever

Beijing – Sofitel Wanda

Shanghai – Circus World

Mt Emei – Hong Zhu Hot Springs, Sichuan

Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong – Novotel Citygate


Philanthropic family fun in Fiji

The Warwick Fiji


Inle Lake


Nay Pyi Taw

Papua New Guinea 

PNG’s Passionate People

Banana Class in PNG

Duke of York Islands, PNG

New Ireland, PNG


Samoa – On island time


Krabi – Island hopping

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

Elephant Hills Truck Safari


Abu Dhabi – Ferrari World

Chile – Santiago’s food scene

Florence – Villa Olmi

German Fairy Tale Route

Germany – Heidelberg

London – British Pullman

London – The great stink

Malaysia – 24 Hours in Kuala Lumpur – Discover magazine

Noumea – New Caledonia Great Lagoon Regatta,

Paris – Pullman Bercy



Shoe Musuems Around the World

South Africa Culinary Cape Malay Travellers Choice Discover Magazine

Spain – Quite Moorish – Andalusia’s Islamic art and architecture

Spain – Toledo

Tokyo Disney Resort

Vanuatu Havannah Boat House Conde Nast Traveller UK


Vietnam – Phu Quoc Vacations & Travel

Women Walking

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