long term travel

When My Dad Was My Age: Backpacking in Indonesia in 1975

When My Dad Was My Age: Backpacking in Indonesia in 1975

I decided to make the predictably murderous 48 hour bus journey through southern Sumatra, because Bill Dalton's Indonesian Handbook said there was a chance of seeing a tiger "shitting in the headlights".

Captured: Why a single travel picture can represent an entire journey

Captured: Why a single travel picture can represent an entire journey

What is it that imbues certain photographs with such evocative power? Why is it, that we can look back on an image taken many years ago, and feel such a volley of emotions and sensations? Lachlan Ross explores the symbolism of travel photos and how we associate a place, time in our lives, or an emotion with a single image.

Meet a Travel Writer: Hollie Roberts

Meet a Travel Writer: Hollie Roberts

"Initially this was something I was getting out of my system. But now I can’t see myself settling for any long period of time. The more you travel, the more you know is out there. And you want to see it all..."

100 reasons to buy a one-way ticket...right now!

100 reasons to buy a one-way ticket...right now!
...to be honest, 100 is not enough: there are a thousand reasons why you should travel long-term. These things are learned and experienced during my year spent traveling around South America non-stop...