Travels celebrates every aspect of our sunburnt country. Across 60 core destinations and experiences, discover deserted beaches, scenic day hikes, remote thermal springs, luxe tropical islands, isolated fishing shacks, regional art galleries and easygoing country pubs. These places will be new to most Australians, apart from a few unmissable national icons like Uluru and Sydney Harbour – included with advice for experiencing them afresh. Each state or territory has its own chapter and map, and 11 special features round up the country’s best wine regions, destination hotels, cottages and cabins, arts festivals and more. But this being a book byBroadsheet, the country’s go-to culture guide,Travels doesn’t just suggest places to swim, walk or stay, but also where to find coffee or have lunch nearby. Likewise, the book also contains detailed guides to all the capital cities, from the best restaurants and shopping strips to art galleries and live music joints. Cities are where so much of the action happens in Australia, despite the enduring mythology of the bush, the outback and our iconic beaches.
Light, digestible and featuring stunning shots from 130 photographers,Travels is something to flick through for inspiration before planning your next holiday at home. But it’s also not a coffee table book. With tips, advice and insights from knowledgeable local writers and travel specialists, it was designed to be used frequently and encourage deeper research and interest in this great land of ours.