Chris Steel

If you can climb it, ride it, dive it or jump off it then I’m into it. I choose my destinations based on what I can do when I get there and I’m happy to share what I’ve discovered along the way. Street food that is unexpectedly spicy, jellyfish-infested waters, unforgettable landscapes, meeting local people who love where they live… the world is an amazing place, so you’re bound to pick up a few stories while you look around.

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What to Expect From a Trip to the Great Barrier Reef

 
When someone tells you “you have to see the Sydney Opera House” you have a pretty good idea of what to expect: You will either; wander around the building’s famous façade and snap a few photos or you’...
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Turtle on the Reef

7 Queensland Experiences I Can't Stop Talking About

You know what it’s like. You get back from an incredible holiday and you can’t shut up about it. Your friends are starting to roll their eyes having heard the story for the umpteenth time but you just...
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How I Ate My Way Along South Africa's Garden Route

How could you make one of the world’s most beautiful self-drive routes even better? Stuff it with great food of course. And when you discover the culinary treats that pepper South Africa’s iconic Gard...
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Portland Head Cape Elizabeth

How to Get Under the Skin of New England

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New England may be known around the world for having the best fall leaves display in the States, but there’s so much to see here all year-round. Our Experts have picked out some of their favourite pho...
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View from Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park

Falling in Love with New England

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This time last year, I spent a week blazing a scenic trail through the lovely, leafy states of New England... Picture this: I’m in Massachusetts on 31st October, and things are getting spooky...
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The Best Hotels Along the Garden Route

If you’ve ever tried piecing together a self-drive holiday yourself, you'll know it can be very time consuming and t route do you take, where do you stop and, most importantly, how do you know wh...
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5 Incredible Garden Route Experiences

You might have heard of South Africa’s famed road trip – the Garden Route. For many people this fabled journey represents an uncovering of the natural beauty of South African landscapes between Cape T...
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7 TV Show Locations You Have to Visit

It starts with a casual recommendation from a friend and then, before you know it, you're three series deep into a TV show that until a few days ago you never even knew existed. On-demand boxsets...
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Top Tips for Travelling with Kids

You are planning that annual holiday. Once upon a time, this might have been as simple as choosing the Greek island with the most bars on it. But now – like me – you have a family. You have more than ...
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How to Travel Rio like a Local

Rio de Janeiro is a city that radiates exotic mystery. It has its fair share of jaw-dropping views and world-famous attractions, but there is plenty more to discover in this soon-to-be Olympic city. H...
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5 Unmissable Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is easily the coolest city in the world. Only a handful of cities offer their lucky inhabitants a beach on which to bathe in the tropical sun and Brazil's favourite destination goe...
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