The Whitsunday Islands

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The Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia is home to the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. From the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, to Daydream Island and the village of Airlie Beach, it was absolute paradise, and the most incredible tropical landscape I experienced while traveling through Australia – which is no easy task considering the abundance of amazing …

My Melbourne Makeover

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Melbourne is considered to be one of the coolest and most trendy cities in all of Australia. Full of coffee-loving, gluten-free hipsters and artists, it feels more European than Australian – so I had to adapt. Luckily, back when I was living in Medellin, Colombia, I met two fun-loving Aussies named Jace and Em who perfectly portrayed Melbourne’s unique spirit. We …

Into the Australian Outback

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The Australian Outback; a massive stretch of remote and rugged landscape that covers a large portion of Australia’s interior. From the aboriginals who’ve called this place home for thousands of years to the cowboys, ranchers and truck drivers who’ve come through since, it takes a resilient and strong-willed person to survive up here. With more kangaroos than people, it’s as wide open …

Scuba Diving the Great Barrier Reef

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In this episode, I learn how to scuba dive at the Great Barrier Reef, and go night diving with sharks! I have only been scuba diving once in my life, and it was just a “resort certificate” at a place in Mexico where you only are down for about a half hour. So this time, I wanted to go all the …

Travel Deeper with Gareth Leonard

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I’m Gareth Leonard and this is a story about leaving behind everything comfortable I knew, in search of a dream…  I hope you don’t mind if I take a brief pause from the “Travel Deeper Australia” series to bring you the first ever T2T Trailer. This bad boy is long overdue, but it’s finally time I explain what this site …