In traditional Australian Aboriginal society, a walkabout is a rite of passage in which adolescent males take a journey through the outback to make the spiritual transition into manhood. In contrast, some people prefer long, romantic walks to their fridge. For most people, however, some of the happiest moments in their lives are when they travel to foreign lands or at least to their local restaurant or coffee shop. 

Even kangaroos like to get out and about on walkabout.

Speaky on walkabout

Speaky has been to almost as many places as his luggage. 

The Perth waterfront has undergone significant development in recent years.

One of Australia's biggest waves is quite far from any ocean.

This lunar-like landscape is one of Western Australia's most popular tourist destinations.