Norfolk Island Fantail

GreenEyes Norfolk Island Bird Tour

When we travel somewhere new we like to find out a bit more about the local wildlife and head out to see it in it’s natural habitat.  With no native mammals on Norfolk Island there are two main areas of interest, what lies beneath the…

Norfolk Island things to do

Your guide to planning a Norfolk Island holiday

A comprehensive travel guide to things to do on Norfolk Island plus where to eat, stay and play on this sub-tropical island paradise We recently headed over to Norfolk Island for a 4 day short break.  We had a fabulous introduction to this sub-tropical paradise but…

Fabulous food experiences on Norfolk Island

Looking for a guide to the best Norfolk Island restaurants, cafes and artisan producers? Try our top 7 picks and you won’t be disappointed! An island by definition can be expected to have some limitations with fresh food availability and choice.  I’d expected Norfolk Island to…

Dolphins at Sea World

A day at Sea World Australia

Sea World Australia is a marine wildlife park combined with thrill rides, aquatic animal shows & educational presentations all on the gorgeous Gold Coast. We recently spent a day in the park courtesy of the Sea World team and wanted to share our tips for getting…

Yarra Valley Lodge, Victoria, Australia

A city break at the Yarra Valley Lodge

The Yarra Valley Lodge, set on the Heritage Golf Course, is a convenient base to explore the valley & nearby ranges on a short break from Melbourne city. We couldn’t visit Melbourne and not spend a couple of days exploring the beautiful Yarra Valley and…

Melbourne Flinders Street Station

A City Guide to Melbourne

A comprehensive travel guide for first time visitors. Answering your questions on top things to do in Melbourne and of course where to eat, stay and play. Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city and the capital of the State of Victoria.  It’s a city both…

The O'Reillys Canungra Valley Vineyards

An afternoon at Canungra Valley Vineyard

A wine tasting, a gourmet picnic basket packed with tasty local treats and a leisurely summers afternoon to spend between the vines and the creek in the Gold Coast hinterlands. Yes, I’d say life is looking pretty good.

Daigoji temple - Bentendo Hall

Daigoji Temple and a Sakura Festival

Local festivals are a great time to visit a Japanese Temple or Shrine. This large UNESCO listed temple is especially beautiful during the cherry blossoms and the Hanami Gyoretsu festival but it’s not the only season that it’s excels.