Don’t Fence Me In

Matt Hawke | LastXplorer

I’m thinking that to those looking in from the outside, the decision to pack up life into a 4×4 and head cross-country with no return ticket may seem slightly reckless and counterproductive against most peoples’ gauge of normality. This is exactly the journey that my partner Kim and I have been on for the last […]

Out of The Woods Pt.1- Kakadu NP, NT, AU

Kakadu | LasXplorer

‘We’ve booked flights for October’. An ambitious time for southerners to visit the tropics. It is the start of the build-up to the wet season – a time of year still mild and pleasant down south, but here in the top end our cool evening breezes and gentle dry season weather are beginning to give […]

Downunderlust (Pt.1)

Leaving It All | LastXplorer

Everything happens for a reason they say – there’s always a silver lining. Our silver lining happens to have off-road tyres underneath and a tent on top. One summer afternoon in Sydney, two city slickers sat wondering what do next, as an employer had just handed us a redundancy letter and things were about to […]

Matt Hawke

Matt Hawke

The past decade has seen Matt working across many corners of the world in the photographic and journalism industry, before finally finding his passion in photographing and writing about outdoor adventure and overland travel. Matt rarely stops moving, a dedicated outdoorsman, fisherman, tinkerer and people person, he is currently living and working on the road […]