Sift past the sandy beach and into the little-known world of Oceania’s most extraordinary export, the black pearls of Polynesia.
Although these isolated and far-flung atolls have a reputation of being one of the most expensive holiday spots on earth, it is possible to island hop independently and affordably.
Talbot Bay is only a small part of this island cluster, where horizontal waterfalls and some of the biggest tidal changes in the world add danger to the average fishing trip.
Pender Bay in Western Australia is known for its spectacular coastline, as well as for the Indian-inspired camel safaris that help travellers navigate it.
Lonely Planet author Kerry Lorimer heads to the remote Western Australia community of Derby, where the biggest event of the year involves both horses and women racing.
Riding around the trendy inner-city suburbs offers a journey into the city’s industrial past and architectural present.