Australia

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…

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

The complete Melbourne city guide

A comprehensive Melbourne city guide for first time visitors. We answer all your questions on the top things to do in Melbourne, day trip excursions, when to visit and the all important where to eat, stay and play to get the most out of your…

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast tubes

Underwater discoveries at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

While visiting Mooloolaba Beach recently we were invited to visit the aquarium and marine displays at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.  We hadn’t been for several years so were very excited to head back and take a look around again. The aquarium is a labyrinth of…

Boulders from prehistoric times on the Border track at Lamington National Park

The Best Lamington National Park Walks

We’ve spent some time this summer revisiting the Lamington National Park walks and wanted to share some of our favourites.  There’s something here to suit almost everyone from serious hikers to families catering to little legs.  The great thing about the climate here in south-east…

Koala at Tweeters Country Getaway

A weekend escape to Tweeters Country Getaway

We’d been meaning to walk some of the tracks in the Toowoomba Region National Parks for a while so when Peter and Thuy invited us out to Tweeters Country Getaway to experience their new farm stay we didn’t hesitate.  Tweeters is located in Glenaven in…

O'Reillys sunset from the infinity pool

O’Reillys Rainforest Retreat | Gold Coast

We recently spent 3 days in the Lamington National Park as guests of O’Reillys Rainforest Retreat.  We’ve stayed once before many years ago and it’s incredible being right there surrounded by the rainforest 24/7 but still with all the comforts you could wish for.  The…