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Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens

Biography

Since leaving university, Gary has spent much of his spare time travelling, starting with a road trip down the east coast of the USA. An overland trip through east and southern Africa was quickly followed by the first of several adventures through South-East Asia. He’s even worked for a SCUBA diving company in Thailand. Visits to South America, China and India were then all interspersed by shorter trips throughout Europe. But, he’s also managed to put down some roots, having lived in both Australia and New Zealand, taking full advantage of his time in each to explore his new surroundings. Since starting a family, his destinations have become a little less “extreme” and is able to recommend between a wide range of family-friendly destinations.

Specialist destinations

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Australasia and Pacific

Australasia's two main countries, Australia and New Zealand, offer the traveller a wide range of holiday options and experiences. And, further east, the islands of Fiji, French Polynesia and the South Pacific are as close to perfection as it gets.

Read Gary’s latest articles

  • The Top 7 things to do in Melbourne

    From city kayaking and beach relaxation to rooftop bars and street art, this is the finest that Australia's third city has to offer, showcasing its unique breadth.

  • Australia: beyond the icons

    If you've holidayed in Australia before you'll probably have ticked off a few highlights from the standard Australia bucket list. However, look beyond the icons and you'll find there's much more to Australia than the famous reef and that rock.

  • Where to spot koalas in Victoria

    With its diversity of landscapes and climates, Victoria is the preferred home to many of Australia's most iconic native animals. As well as widespread habitats of kangaroos and wombats, the state has the largest and most thriving population of wild koalas in Australia.

  • The ultimate Japanese rail journey

    It's not just the ruthless efficiency that makes the Japanese rail network so appealing. On Shikoku, express trains pass hilltop shrines and ancient burial grounds, while main-island Honshu sees routes skirt dramatic coastlines, wind through the Japanese Alps and circumnavigate great lakes.

  • Myanmar (Burma) – A Traveller’s Guide

    Regularly topping people's lists of dream destinations, Myanmar (Burma) is one of the world's most exciting destinations. It has recently opened its doors to more accessible forms of tourism, meaning you can enjoy this evocative, mysterious country easier than before.

  • The best beach resorts in Australia

    It's well-known that Australia is blessed with sands, sun and surf but, with so much to choose from, it's easy to get lost. With this in mind, this is our definitive guide to Australia's best beach resorts, from the Great Barrier Reef to Kangaroo Island.

  • Visiting Vietnam in May

    Find out how to dodge the monsoon and why Vietnam's May is one of the best times to visit its bustling cities, verdant mountains and golden sands.

  • What is Vietnamese New Year?

    Learn when the Vietnamese New Year is, how it's celebrated and how best to enjoy it yourself with our helpful guide.

  • A Taste of Australia

    Yes, the distances can be huge, but scale down your ambitions and there's so much of Australia that you can see in as little as two weeks. Each region, from the bush-flecked deserts and escarpments of the Red Centre to the reefs and rainforests of North Queensland, offers something unique, somethin…

  • Australia’s Ultimate Escape

    Incredible nature, spectacular coastal drives, scarcely-believable sunsets, aerial helicopter adventures and more... Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef region is truly the ultimate escape.

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