Glamping in Australia - like camping in nature with a touch of luxuary

Glamping – like camping but not as you know it


As we drove through the Sunshine Coast the cragged Glasshouse mountains loomed up around us.  It’s not much more than an hours drive from Brisbane but the relaxation started almost immediately.  To get a perspective on the mountains, our destination for the next couple of days,…

Things to do in Yamba - Sunset

13 Awesome Reasons to Visit Yamba, NSW


There’s a vibe when you arrive at Yamba on the northern New South Wales coast.  Your breathing slows, your shoulders relax, it feels good to be at the beach. We watch as a fur seal makes a leisurely entrance from the rocks into the water,…

Wild kangaroos on the Gold Coast

Wild Kangaroos on the Gold Coast


Do you love Australia’s cute and unique animals? Do you want to see wild wallabies and kangaroos on the Gold Coast? Here’s what you need to know. Australia has some fabulous wildlife parks and they’re a great place for visitors to see the diverse range…


NightQuarter on the Gold Coast


Have you been to NightQuarter, the Gold Coasts newest foodie market?  Located in the Gold Coast suburb of Helensvale, NightQuarter is around a 30 minute drive from Surfers Paradise but this market is anything but suburban. It opened in November 2015 after three years of planning.  NightQuarter is the…

Tangalooma whale watching off Morton Island

Whale Watching from Brisbane


The river is such a dominant part of Brisbane life that many visitors to the city don’t immediately think of spending a day out on Moreton Bay.  The bay and islands off the coast are a beautiful part of this capital city and are home…

Sydney's Chinese Friendship Gardens

Chinese Friendship Garden in Sydney


If you’re looking for a green space in the city and one of Sydney’s best gardens you can’t go past the Chinese Friendship Gardens.  This gorgeous space offers an oasis of calm nestled between the bustle of Sydney’s Chinatown and the ever expanding Darling Harbour…