Bicycle touring is an incredible way to see the countryside and immerse yourself in the nature and culture of a place. Bicycle touring gear and equipment list This blog details a complete bicycle touring gear and equipment checklist for those… Read More »Complete bicycle touring gear and equipment checklist
Canada currently has 3 cities voted in the world’s top 10 most liveable cities. That’s an impressive achievement. 8 things I loved about living in Canada Canada is the world’s second largest country and has some of the most amazing… Read More »8 things I loved about living in Canada
Explainer: The exact gear you bring on any overnight hike will change according to factors like weather, hike duration, hike distance, hike location (is it remote?) hike terrain etc. This pack list is for: A regular back-country hike and although… Read More »Overnight hiking pack list
Explainer: The Alpine crossing is a beautiful hike located 3 hours drive from Melbourne, in the Victorian Alps. This trail connects Falls Creek to Hotham, which ate two small ski towns. Best hiked in warmer months (October-June) as the trail… Read More »Hiking Australia’s Alpine crossing (Victoria)
This is a simple guide on what food to bring for a 2 night, 3 day hike. This blog also contains useful tips about how to carry, pack and store your food. It is meant for a budget back country… Read More »3 day camping and back country food list
The Ashmore and Cartier islands are four uninhabited islands that Australia lays territorial claim over. The Ashmore Reef contains the West, Middle and East islands. While Cartier island is another independent island 70km away from Ashmore Reef and comprises solely… Read More »The Islands Australia and Indonesia share
Australia plays a leading role in Antarctica and is stepping up its funding in the area for increased scientific research Write-up: Australia’s new Antarctic ice-breaker research and supply vessel; The RSV Nuyina. The Government of Australia has recently received in… Read More »Australia now owns the most advanced Ice-Breaker research vessel in the world. The RSV Nuyina
Australia although the 6th biggest country by landmass size on earth, actually has the 3rd biggest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world (EEZ). Behind France, and the USA. Image Source: Wikipedia Exclusive Economic Zones: The Pacific What is an Exclusive… Read More »What is Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone?
International waters are not owned by any nation and are governed by unique rules compared to other maritime zones and areas What are international waters? International waters (High Seas) are areas of oceans and seas that are not owned by… Read More »What are International Waters?
Antarctica is a huge landmass which encircles the Southern Pole. It is not technically ‘owned’ by any country. Antarctica is the landmass located on the southern most pole of the earth. It is considered a continent. Countries from all over… Read More »Who owns Antarctica? The answer may surprise you