Category: Countries

A list of countries we have filmed in

Why write a book

Why the Hell would anyone want to write a book? The average yearly income derived from practising as an author in Australia is a mere $12,900. At $248 a week that is nearly $30 a week less than the dole! For me it is purely selfish reasons. I want to first see if I can, […]

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America Travel Documentary Pre-sale

In 2014 I spent four months traveling the length and breadth of America, from Hollywood to the Wild West, from the Deep South to the Latin American vibes of Miami, from moonshine stills in the Tennessee Hills, to the frenetic pace of downtown New York, and finally visiting the post apocalyptic urban decay of Detroit […]

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An experience on the Camino de Santiago – Following our Dreams and Self-Actualising

I’m a big fan of a lit­tle book by Paulo Coelho called the Alchemist. Many book snobs would like to say Paulo’s writ­ing is sim­plis­tic, but I quite like his under­stated style and as with a good song, why com­pli­cate things with too many words! Paulo believes we all have a per­sonal call­ing, a spe­cial […]

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New Australian Travel Project

As many of you would know, I have been involved in travel video production for quite a while. I recently took a trip to New Zealand to test a new concept I’ve devised called Top 5 Tour – handpicked location guides that provide tourists with succinct, honest information about the best place to eat, drink, […]

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Best things to do on a day trip from Queenstown or Wanaka – Cardrona Valley

For those visiting Queenstown or Wanaka, the Cardrona Valley is becoming the new must see day trip destination. The beautifully scenic road along Cardrona Valley merges with the route over the Crown Range which, at 1121 metres, is the highest main road in New Zealand. Here are our hand picked choices for where to eat, […]

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Best Tour on Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary- Ulva’s Guided Walks

Ulva Island is a predator free bird sanctuary off Stewart Island in the deep south of New Zealand. Ulva’s Guided Walks was established by Ulva Goodwillie in 2000, fulfilling a need for visitors to have a guide show them around Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary. Ulva Goodwillie was named after Ulva Island and is a direct […]

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The best things to do in Dunedin – restaurant, bar, motel, tour and shopping

Top5Tour handpicks the best to EAT, DRINK, SLEEP, DO and SHOP at each location we visit. If you like any of the Dunedin videos, please like and comment on youtube, and share, as it helps get the video to the top of search. To see extended interviews with the passionate people behind each business – […]

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Best Seafood Restaurant in New Zealand, Fleur’s Place

When British television chef and restaurateur Rick Stein was told he could choose to go anywhere in the world to write a travel article for English newspaper the Daily Mail, he chose Fleurs Place in Moeraki, New Zealand. The restaurant, run by the inimitable Fleur Sullivan, was ‘Just one of those places that keeps cropping […]

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Best things to do in Christchurch – Bar, Restaurant, tour, shopping, place to stay

Top5Tour handpicks the best to EAT, DRINK, SLEEP, DO and SHOP at each location we visit. To see extended interviews with the passionate people behind each business – EAT – Simon from Inati DRINK – Nick from OGB SLEEP – Nisha from Ecovilla DO – K.T. from Christchurch Sea Kayaking SHOP – Deric from The […]

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First New Zealand Screening of Motorcycle Adventure Film – Christchurch

On Thursday 15th February, 8pm I will be screening my motorcycle adventure film at the Hollywood Cinema, Sumner, Christchurch. The film documents my journey from Victoria, across the Nullarbor to Western Australia, up the coast to Broome, and finishing on the epic Gibb River Road. I introduce you to the people I met, the places […]

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