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In praise of escapism
A long-time contributor to Travel’s pages, writer JOHN BORTHWICK recently won the 2020 Pacific Area Travel Association’s (PATA) Gold Award for Best Destination Story.
Here, he takes a light-hearted look at travel and writing, exploring Thailand and the greatly under-rated virtues of escapism.
Our World: Family road trip a big slice of adventure
Outback escape proves a real eye-opener for this intrepid journalist and his family
Streams of thought that mesmerise
Stephen Scourfield goes with the flow through time and tide
Island’s bees are all the buzz
Finding a natural wonder in the Gascoyne
Phenomena stir wave of interest
Hyden offers natural and man-made attractions
The makings of a Wheatbelt rock star
Nature and culture a perfect mix in this unique Wheatbelt nature reserve
Wildflower chatter in Chittering Valley
Just a short drive from the city, a wildflower oasis beckons along a picturesque walking trail
South West beauty a real sight to behold
Walking in nature is one of life’s simple pleasures, but when you do it in one of the world’s most spectacular and biodiverse landscapes accompanied by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, it takes the experience to another level.
Aerial views phenomenal
The aircraft climbs smoothly above Broome, we circle Roebuck Bay and then head north towards the Dampier Peninsula...
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