Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler joins the National Library to generously share some of his travel tips and recommendations for exploring Australia and our own backyard.

He talks about some of his unique experiences and enlightening travel tales, such as swimming in crocodile infested waters and embracing shoestring travel, as well as providing sound advice – don't always trust your digital devices to find where you want to go!

Some of the beautiful destinations he has travelled to are brought to life in the NLA Publishing title, Tony Wheeler's Islands of Australia: Travels through Time. You'll also find out what Tony's must-have travel accessory is and where you'll find the best wine, food and coffee.