Insights

Challenge yourself and support other women on a virtual walk around Australia

Jodie Belyea is the Founder of the Women’s Spirit Project and the ‘Why Women Walk’ Challenge – an exciting new virtual walk around Australia. We interviewed Jodie to find out more. This free event runs from 1 August to 25 October. It’s not too late to sign up! The walk offers a range of options…

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2020 GOT YOU DOWN? HERE’S TO THE POWER OF TREES TO CHEER YOU UP!

As part of celebrating the 24th year of National Tree Day, we checked in with Liam Taylor at Planet Ark – the organisers of this inspiring national event. As many of us will be living with increased lockdown measures over the coming weeks, we take solace in the surprising power of trees and their ability to help us get through this challenge time.

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Point Nepean at sunset

From the Bay to the Bush – The Mornington Peninsula 100km Walk

The 100km Mornington Peninsula Walk is one of Victoria’s top walking trails. It combines four well-established and distinct walks in a roughly triangular route, and offers something for everyone – lush native bushland, dramatic cliff tops and wild oceans, sparkling sheltered bays, rich cultural and artistic history, abundant native flora and fauna, and charming coastal…

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Beach walking

Green travel hack – the low-impact packing list

Reducing your impact on the environment while you travel. Here are the RAW Travel team’s green travel hacks for a low-impact packing list. Remember: what you buy is what you choose to support. Choose brands that protect what you love Between production, transportation and eventual disposal, most outdoor gear has a detrimental impact on the…

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Sourdough bread

Our favourite places to eat – Mornington Peninsula

On Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, pairing amazing coastal and bush walks with excellent food and wine is easy! From all-day breakfasts and grazing plates to handcrafted ice cream and fine dining feasts – all created from the abundance of fresh produce – you’re spoilt for choice. With so many options, we thought we’d shortlist a few…

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Hiking Nepal

Hike the World | Runner-up

We are incredibly inspired by and grateful to the thousands of hikers who shared their most memorable travel moments and photos with us in our Hike the World Competition.  Gerard Shea from Spring Hill in Queensland came a close second to our winner. As runner-up he has won a 9-day walking adventure on the Camino…

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Trekking in Mongolia

Hike the World | Competition Winner

Choosing someone to travel the globe as a trail tester for our iconic walks was tougher than we thought! We received thousands of inspiring travel stories in our Hike the World competition – a great reminder of the true spirit of travel. Cath Wallis, a Canberra-based adventurer and mum, is the winner of our adventure…

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Walking the Camino

2021 Holy Year on the Camino de Santiago

2021 is a Holy Year, so there will be many more pilgrims on the Camino trail than in other years. While it may seem wise to hold off committing to travel next year, there are compelling reasons to go ahead and book now. Every year, thousands of Australians (and many more from around the world)…

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Isolation – what have we been upto?

By now, you’ve all settled into your new quarantine lifestyles and self-isolation has become the ‘new normal’. You’ve reluctantly had to put your adventures on hold and for weeks on end you’ve been finding yourself at home – alone… or perhaps with all family members cramped into the same space, every minute of the day….

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