Australia

North Stradbroke Island day trip

A North Stradbroke Island day trip by scooter

Living in Brisbane we like to escape on a North Stradbroke Island day trip a couple of times each year, it’s a great way to experience Morton Bay for both locals and visitors to Australia. We have a Straddie guide on the site already that…

Urangan Beach, Hervey Bay

20 fabulous things to do in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is a 3.5-hour drive north of Brisbane. It’s a popular holiday spot for families and an ideal stopover on a road trip up the east coast of Australia. Read on for an extensive list of things to do in Hervey Bay from whale…

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

27 Fun things to do in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains refers to the mountain range itself as well as the surrounding area located just 90 minutes from Sydney, Australia’s largest city.  The region is UNESCO World Heritage-listed as the Greater Blue Mountains Area and covers 1.03 million hectares comprising 8 distinct protected…

Scenic Skyway Blue Mountains

Discover Scenic World – Blue Mountains

On our first full day in the Blue Mountains, we headed to Scenic World to begin exploring the national park.   For us Scenic World offers 2 unique things.  The first is accessibility and the second a unique perspective on the natural scenery.  So while the…

Jenolan Caves in NSW

Explore the Jenolan Caves – Tours and Walks

Jenolan Caves tours explore 340 million-year-old caves, believed to be the oldest open caves in the world. These are our top tips for planning your visit and getting the most from your time above and below ground. The concept of exploring deep into the centre…

Beree Badalla walking trail

Gold Coast boardwalk – Beree Badalla Reserve

We’re regularly out trying new walking tracks and this Southern Gold Coast boardwalk and river trail is something many will enjoy.  We walk it as part of a circuit that combines the boardwalk through the mangrove ecosystem, a touch of history walking across Queenslands oldest…

Things to do in Adelaide

20 top things to do in Adelaide | City Guide

From the heritage city centre to its 4 world class wine districts, scenic beauty and a thriving food scene there’s no shortage of things to do in Adelaide.  Come with us as we show you the best of the city and surrounds, where to eat,…

Barossa Valley Wine Tour

A fabulous Barossa Valley Wine Tour | Adelaide

When someone mentions the Barossa Valley most will immediately think of the wineries and the big hearty award-winning reds that South Australia is famous for.  While wine tasting is of course first and foremost on the list of things to do in the Barossa Valley…

Broadbeach Gold Coast

25 of the best day trips from Brisbane

Looking for fun and fabulous day trips from Brisbane. We have 25 top picks here from the beach to the rainforest, lakes and rivers, wildlife and adventure. Brisbane is a great city to both live and visit.  It’s casual and laid back but there are…

Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island

15 things to do on North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island, or Straddie to the locals. is located in Morton Bay and easily accessed from Brisbane.  The first time we went I could believe we were only an hour from the central city yet already a world away.  I can see why people…

Champagne pools

2-days on Fraser Island with Fraser Explorer Tours

It had been over 10 years since we were last on Fraser Island so when Fraser Explorer Tours invited us over to experience their 2-day adventure tour we didn’t hesitate.  We were curious to see how much the worlds largest sand island had changed in…